Robert Harold Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── James A. Hinshawc1832-1896 
                         ┌── Andrew Franklin Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1873-1914                │
                         │                             └── Josephine -
                         │                                  1834-1897 
Robert Harold Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1912                  │                             ┌── John Alexander Barker
D: 2000                  │                             │
                         └── Fannie Cordelia Barker ───┤
                              1881-1941                │
                                                       └── Saphronia Ivey
M: Alma Dorothy Turman
   ├── James Franklin Hinshaw (1937-) 1,2,3
   └── Robert Harold Hinshaw, Jr. (1943-2010) 1,2,4

Robert Harold Hinshaw     [ID 07236] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 29 1912, Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.1,2,3,5,6,7  

He married Alma Dorothy Turman2 [Dorothy Turman1,3,8,9,10], Dec 22 19352, Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas2.  Marriage license dated Dec 16 1935.8  Alma, daughter of James Wilson + Ela Hettie Turman, was born Nov 9 1912, Arkansas.3,5,9,10,11  

Harold and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 18 1940), Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas:3

Hinshaw, Harold, head-of-household, age 27, born in Arkansas; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; owned farm ($250 value); occupation: farmer, farming.
Hinshaw, Dorothy, wife, age 27, born in Arkansas; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Hinshaw, James F., son, age 2, born in Arkansas.

During World War II Harold served as a PFC in the U.S. Marine Corps.7  

In 1996 Alma was living in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas.5  

Alma died Mar 18 1996, buried Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery, 3910 Harrisburg Road, Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas.5,11  

Robert Harold Hinshaw died Oct 21 2000, St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center, Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas; age 87.5,6,7,12,13  

Robert's death was reported in "The Jonesboro Sun" (Jonesboro, Arkansas) on Sunday, October 22, 2000:12


Robert H. Hinshaw Sr., 87, of Jonesboro, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.  

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Robert's obituary was published in "The Jonesboro Sun" (Jonesboro, Arkansas) on Monday, October 23, 2000:13


Robert Harold Hinshaw, 87, of Jonesboro died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center.  

Born in Poinsett County, he was a Mason, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a retired farmer and a retired merchant.  He had lived in Jonesboro for four years and was a former resident of Harrisburg.  He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Hinshaw.  

Survivors include two sons, Frank Hinshaw of Jonesboro and Robert H. Hinshaw of Trumann; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be at 2 Tuesday afternoon at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Brown and Rev. Bill Moore officiating.  Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.  

Pallbearers will be Mark Hinshaw, David Hinshaw, Bill Dunaway, Michael Secrease, Mark Hogan and Roy Guthrie.  

Honorary pallbearers will include Charlie Reeves, Jerry Jacobs, Levi Hitt, Gary Moss and Ervin Teague.  

Visitation will be this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.  

Persons who wish to leave memorials are asked to consider Pleasant Grove Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Social Security information for Robert Harold Hinshaw: 432-18-9098

Social Security information for Alma Dorothy Turman: 565-34-6870


  1. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  2. Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
    interviews with Hinshaws living in Poinsett and Craighead Counties, AR.
  3. 1940 census, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T627-162, ED 56-5, page 15A, line #36, household #221.
  4. Obituary of Robert Harold Hinshaw, Jr..
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006;
  8. Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939;
  9. 1920 census, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T625-58, ED 33, page 6A, line #29, dwelling #92, family #94.
  10. 1930 census, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T626-70, ED 14, page 4A, line #44, dwelling #74, family #75.
  12. Death notice for Robert H. Hinshaw; The Jonesboro Sun, Oct 22 2000:
  13. Obituary of Robert H. Hinshaw; The Jonesboro Sun, Oct 23 2000:

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