William Revel Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Lashion M. Hinshaw
                                                      │    1871-1925 
                         ┌── William Walter Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1894-1965               │
                         │                            └── Polly D. Metcalf
                         │                                 1872-1956 
William Revel Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1922                  │                            ┌── Reuben Simpson Morris
D: 2003                  │                            │
                         └── Martha Jane Morris ──────┤
                              1898-1985               │
                                                      └── Tempie Elliott
M: Ruth Evelyn Sims
   ├── Janie Hinshaw  1,2
   └── Gary Hinshaw  1,2,3

William Revel Hinshaw     [ID 07230] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

William Revel Hinshaw1,4,5 [Revel Hinshaw6, Revell Hinshaw7,8, Ravel Hinshaw9].

Born Mar 26 1922, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,4,5,6,10  

He married Ruth Evelyn Sims, Oct 15 1943, Cook County, Illinois.1,6,7,8  (Oct 16 1943).11  Ruth, daughter of Warren Benjamin Sims & Martha Jane Clark, was born Apr 13 1924, Alabama.10,11,12,13,14  (Cowan, Franklin County, Tennessee).15  

Note that Ruth's sister, Margaret Sims, married James Ellis Henshaw.  

Ruth died Nov 15 1999, Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Sisk Cemetery, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.10,11,15,16  

Ruth's death was noted in "The Tennessean" (Nashville, TN) on Nov 16 1999:16

Winchester, Tn.  HINSHAW, Ruth Sims Age 75.  November 15, 1999.  Services Wednesday, November 17, 1999 at 2 p.m. MOORE-CORTNER FUNERAL HOME, (931) 967-2222

William Revel Hinshaw died Oct 10 2003, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama; buried Sisk Cemetery, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,5,10  

William's obituary was published in "The Huntsville Times" (Huntsville, Alabama) on Monday, October 13, 2003:1

William R. Hinshaw

Died Oct. 10, 2003
William R. Hinshaw, 81, of Estillfork died Friday.  Mr. Hinshaw was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Hinshaw.  Survivors include his daughter, Janie Ethridge of Chicago; two sons, Gary Hinshaw of Estillfork and Horace Stephens Jr. of Skyline; two sisters, Pauline Jacks of Huntland, Tenn., and Beatrice Money of Estillfork; and nine grandchildren, 12 greatgrandchildren and two greatgreat-grandchildren.  The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester, Tenn., with Rev. Michael Carpenter officiating.  Burial will be in Sisk Cemetery.

Social Security information for William Revel Hinshaw: 424-18-0955

Social Security information for Ruth Evelyn Sims: 416-28-8350


  1. Obituary of William R. Hinshaw; The Huntsville Times, Oct 13 2003:
  2. Obituary of William R. Hinshaw.
  3. Contribution from Lavonda p Dove ().
  4. 1930 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T626-20, ED 22, page 1B, line #71, dwelling #18, family #19.
  5. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8130451.
  6. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  7. Cook County, Illinois, County Clerk's Office, Vital Records:
  8. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Obituary of Martha Jane Morris.
  10. "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
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125471836.
  12. Obituary of Margaret Sims Henshaw.
  13. 1940 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T627-40, ED 36-22, page 3B, line #52, household #44.
  14. Ancestry Family Tree data "Warren Family Tree" posted by "Plumberjmiller".
  15. Ancestry Family Tree data "PAUL SIMS FAMILY TREE" posted by "Paul Sims".
  16. Death notice for Ruth Sims Hinshaw; "The Tennessean" (Nashville, TN) Nov 16 1999, pg 5B.

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