Ruffus Virgil Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Stephen Hinshaw
                                                │    1797-1877 
                         ┌── Jacob Hinshaw ─────┤
                         │    1834-1920         │
                         │                      └── Hannah Davis
                         │                           1804-1881 
Ruffus Virgil Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1877                  │                      ┌── Seth Barker
D: 1956                  │                      │
                         └── Elizabeth Barker ──┤
                              1836-1882         │
                                                └── Margaret Martha Cox
M: M. Estella Moore
   ├── Vernon V. Hinshaw (c1903-) 1,2,3
   ├── Inex Marguerite Hinshaw (1904-1979) 1,2,3,4
   └── Frederick Moore Hinshaw (1915-1982) 1,2,5

Ruffus Virgil Hinshaw     [ID 00698] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Ruffus Virgil Hinshaw1 [Virgil Hinshaw5, A.R.V. Hinshaw4].

Born Feb 4 1877, Indiana.1,3,6,7,8,9  

He married M. Estella Moore10,11 [Estella M. Moore1,5,12], Nov 28 190110,11, Hamilton County, Indiana10,11.  M., daughter of George W. Moore & Mary Burton, was born Mar 28 1880, near Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana.3,12,13  

Rufus and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Union Street, Selma, Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Virgil, head-of-household, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 8 years; occupation: Supt. of Schooo, High School; owned home (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Estella M, wife, age 30, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 8 years; 2 children, 2 living; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hinshaw, Vernon V, son, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Margueritte, daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Rufus was shown in the 1911 city directory of Selma, Indiana [Muncie, Indiana direcotry]:14

Hinshaw Rufus V (Estella M), supt Selma school
Rufus was shown in the 1915 city directory of Muncie, Indiana:14
Hinshaw Rufus V (Stella), agt Missouri State Life Insurance Co, h 628 w Main

Rufus and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), 916 West Main Street, Muncie, Center Township, Delaware County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, R. Virgil, head-of-household, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: proprietor, oil refinery.
Hinshaw, Estelle M, wife, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hinshaw, Vernon, son, age 17, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Marguerite, daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Frederick, son, age 4 years 11 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

The following article was published in the "Evening World" (Bloomington, Indiana) on December 12, 1928:15

FAIRVIEW HAS SAFETY PATROL ORGANIZATION
Patrol Was Given Instructions This Morning by Police Capt. Hinshaw

The Fairview school patrol has been organized and met this morning at the police station where Capt. R. V. Hinshaw gave them instructions in regard to their duties and issued them badges and belts.  The badges are similar to the regular policeman's badge and belts are white bearing the words "safety patrol."  

The patrol is composed of James Ayres, Dale Sylvester, Robert Thornton, Claude Akers, Floyd Bryant, Fred Farlee, Clovis Chitwood, Joe Chambers, Orval Brannon and Howard Ledgerwood.  

The boys will be on duty at street intersections near the school building to guard the safety of the pupils on their way to and from school.

Rufus was shown in the 1929 city directory of Bloomington, Indiana:14

HENSHAW RUFUS V chief of police r 607 W Kirkwood av

Rufus was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), living with sister Hannah at 607 West 5th Street, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana:9

Heterington, Hannah M., head-of-household, age 64, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; widow; owned home.
Hinshaw, Rufus V., brother, age 52, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; married; occupation: agent for overhead door co.

Rufus was shown in the 1934 city directory of Bloomington, Indiana:14

Hinshaw Rufus V b 607 W Kirkwood av

The following article was published in the "Evening World" (Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana) on August 11, 1934:16

HINSHAW SEEKS DIVORCE
R. Virgil Hinshaw, former Bloomington police chief under Mayor John Hetherington's administration, filed suit here yesterday for divorce from Estella M. Hinshaw.  His wife is residing in Delaware county.  Attorney Q. Austin East represents Hinshaw.

Rufus was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), living with his sister Hannah, 607 West Fifth, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana:17

Hetherington, Hannah<, head-of-household, age 74, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; widow; owned home ($1500 value).
Henshaw, R V., brother, age 63, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: water operator, city government; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $1350 wages in 1939.

Ruffus Virgil Hinshaw died Dec - 1956, buried Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana.12  

M. died Aug 2 1965, Riverview Hospital, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana; age 85.12,13  

Estella's obituary was published as follows:12

Estella M. Hinshaw, 85, of Sheridan, RR3 passed away Monday morninig at Riverview Hospital.  She had been a patient there since July ll.  

Mrs. Hinshaw was born near Sheridan March 28, 1880 the daughter of George W. and Mary Burton Moore.  She married R.V. Hinshaw who died in December of 1956.  

The deceased graduated from Sheridan High School in 1898.  She taught school for 37 years; 21 in Muncie City Schools and 16 in Hamilton and Delaware Counties.  She retired in 1943.  She and her husband moved to the farm near Sheridan in 1950.  She was a member of the Friends Memorial Church of Muncie, a past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star of Muncie, a past president of the Muncie Teachers Association, a member of the N.E.A., the I.S.T.A. and N.R.T.A., the Muncie Women's Club and the Sheridan Tourist Club.  

Survivor's are two sons, Vernon Hinshaw of New York City and Frederik M. Hinshaw of Muncie; one daughter, Marguerite Hughes of Wilmington, North Carolina and nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Social Security information for M. Estella Moore: 303-42-4580


Sources

  1. Family history information contributed by Waldo Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, 1st Ward, Muncie, Center Township, Delaware County, Indiana; roll T625-426, ED 24, page 6B, line #74, dwelling #155, family #180.
  3. 1910 census, Selma, Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana; roll T624-346, ED 46, page 3B, line #77, dwelling #67, family #67.
  4. Index to Birth Records, Delaware County, Indiana, 1882-1920; Volume II;
    Indiana Work Progress Administration; Book H-15, page 6.
  5. Index to Birth Records, Delaware County, Indiana, 1882-1920; Volume II;
    Indiana Work Progress Administration; Book CH-13, page 31.
  6. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  7. "Charles and Hannah (Matson) Davis and their descendants" by Earl H. Davis, microfilm #1011836, Item 2, in the LDS Family History Library.
  8. 1880 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 36, page 354C, line #9, dwelling #444, family #448.
  9. 1930 census, 5th Ward, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana; roll T626-619, ED 10, page 14A, line #30, dwelling #272, family #336.
  10. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 11, page 205).
  11. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-5, page 18).
  12. http://www.findagrave.com.
  13. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  14. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta); http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. "Evening World" (Bloomington, Indiana), Dec 12 1928, pg 1;
    posted Mar 24 2013 by Randi Richardson () to INMONROE-L.
  16. "Evening World", Aug 11 1934; posted Jun 20 2012 by Connie Shotts () to INMONROE-L.
  17. 1940 census, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana; roll T627-1079, ED 53-8, page 8A, line #33, household $193.


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