┌── William Nathan Hinshaw
┌── Robert E. Hinshaw ────┤
│ 1888-1986 │
│ └── Laura Judy
Richard Philip Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1912 │ ┌── William Franklin Walls
D: 1960 │ │
└── Mary Margaret Walls ──┤
└── Josie Elizabeth Benbow
M: Carolyn Wilson
Richard Philip Hinshaw [ID 06913]
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Richard Philip Hinshaw1,2 [Richard Philip Walls3,4,5].
Born May 3 1912, Henry County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6
After his mother died in 1917 when Richard was only 5 years old, (and his father having abandoned the family), he went to live with his grandparents, William F. Walls (who was formerly Wall) and Josie Benbow Walls. When he became a teenager, he legally changed his name to Richard Walls.7
Richard was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 26 1920), living with his maternal grandparents, 237 N. Franklin Street, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana:2
Walls, William F, head-of-household, age 58, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned home (mortgaged); occupation: garage, own garage.
Walls, Josie E, wife, age 54, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: house keeper.
Walls, Otto F, son, age 20, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: laborer, garage.
Hinshaw, Richard P, grandson, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Richard was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), living with his maternal grandparents, 237 Franklin Street, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana:4
Walls, William F, head-of-household, age 68, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 19; owned home ($3000 value); no radio in home; occupation: operator, electric power plant; not a war veteran.
Walls, Josie E, wife, age 64, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 16.
Walls, Richard, grandson, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school; occupation: laborer, odd jobs.
He married Carolyn Wilson, about 1930.7 Carolyn was born about 1908, Indiana.6
Jan Walls; a professor and Director of the David Lam Centre for International Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C.
Mary Carolyn "Lyn" Walls; married -- Bourdon-Wade; lives in Carmel, Indiana.
Richard and Carolyn were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), McClellanville, Charleston County, South Carolina:6
Walls, Richard P, head-of-household, age 28, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; rented home ($18/month rent); occupation: secretary, paper mill; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1493 wages in 1939.
Walls, Carolyn, wife, age 32, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana; occupation: music teacher, own studio; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Richard and Carolyn separated.7
Richard Philip Hinshaw died Nov - 1960, buried Glencove Cemetery, Knightstown, Indiana.3,5
Carolyn died Jun - 1999.3
Photo: gravestone: Glencove Cemetery, Knightstown, Indiana
Social Security information for Richard Philip Hinshaw: 310-10-4406
- Henry County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
1882-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration.
- 1920 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-438, ED 83, page 14B, line #94, family #357.
- Contribution from Tim Walls ().
- 1930 census, Knightstown, Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-593, ED 38, page 10B, line #66, dwelling #288, family #291.
- "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from
the Social Security Administration "Death Master File".
- 1940 census, McClellanville, Charleston County, South Carolina; roll T627-3796, ED 10-83, page 3A, line #1, household #44.
- Contribution from Tim Walls () citing:
John Walls, first cousin to Richard (Hinshaw) Walls.
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