Herbert Boyd Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Luke Hinshaw
                                                     │    1819-1886 
                        ┌── John Doderidge Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1857-1939               │
                        │                            └── Isabella McKinney
                        │                                 1831-1910 
Herbert Boyd Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1890                 │                            ┌── John B. Lacey
D: 1941                 │                            │
                        └── Bertha R. Lacey ─────────┤
                             1874-?                  │
                                                     └── Martha J. Nixon
M: Theo Brown
   ├── Zella May Hinshaw (1915-1991) 1,2,3
   ├── Della Maxine Hinshaw (1917-1989) 1,2,3
   ├── Anita Sturart Hinshaw (1919-2000) 1,2,3
   └── Joyce Arlene Hinshaw (1925-) 2,3

Herbert Boyd Hinshaw     [ID 06885] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 19 1890, Washington.2  (or 1896 - handwritten bible unclear).2  (or 1891 - handwritten bible apparently written 1890 then changed to 1891).4  (c1893, Washington).1,3  

He married Theo Brown, about 1915.1,2,3  Theo was born Apr 26 1896, Missouri.1,2,3  

Herbert and family were shown in the 1920 census, Leavenworth Township, Chelan County, Washington:1

Hinshaw, Herbert, head-of-household, age 27, born in Washington; father born in Oregon; mother born in Indiana; railroad brakeman.
Hinshaw, Theo, wife, age 23, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, Zella M., daughter, age 4 years 6 months, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, Della M., daughter, age 2 years 10 months, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, Annetta S., daughter, age 6 months, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri.

Herbert and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), 2704 E. Everill Ave., Spokane, Washington:3

Hinshaw, B. Herbert, head-of-household, age 37, born in Washington; father born in Oregon; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 21; rented home ($25.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: brakeman, railway; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, N. Theo, wife, age 33, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, M. Zella, daughter, age 14, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, M. Della, daughter, age 12, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, S. Anita, daughter, age 10, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, A. Joyce, daughter, age 4, born in Washington; father born in Washington; mother born in Missouri.

Herbert Boyd Hinshaw died Dec 10 1941, Grant, Mason County, Washington; age 50.4,5,6  

Herbert's death was noted in the Ritzville Journal-Times (Ritzville, Adams County, Washington) on Thursday, December 11, 1941:6

Herbert Hinshaw Killed on Train

Herbert Hinshaw of Spokane, 50, brother of "Monty" Hinshaw of Ritzville, was shot and killed while on duty as a brakeman on a Great Northern railroad freight train yesterday afternoon.  

Hinshaw was preparing supper when a bullet came through a window of the caboose, striking him in the head.  The accident occurred at 4:45 p.m., just east of Adrian.  When the freight reach Wilson Creek Hinshaw was dead.  No explanation could be given for the tragedy, other than that the bullet was from the rifle of a hunter.

Theo died about 1962.2  


Sources

  1. 1920 census, Leavenworth Township, Chelan County, Washington; roll T625-1921, ED 14, page 8B, line #84, dwelling #176, family #188.
  2. Contribution from Jennie Morrison citing: family bible.
  3. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington; roll T626-2515, ED 10, page 32B, line #51, dwelling #83, family #84.
  4. Contribution from Marge Womach () citing:
    Luke Hinshaw family bible records (aged loose sheets).
  5. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Ritzville Journal-Times obituaries, October - December 1941; USGenWeb:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wa/adams/obits/1941-4.txt.


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