Paul Anderson Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Carrel Hinshaw
                                                    │    1832-1882 
                         ┌── George Allen Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1867-1947             │
                         │                          └── Elizabeth Ellen Marshall
                         │                              c1834-1894 
Paul Anderson Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1899                  │
D: 1976                  │
                         └── Nettie E. Anderson
M: Vivian Wells
   └── Betty Ann Henshaw (c1918-) 1,2

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Paul Anderson Hinshaw2 [Paul Anderson Henshaw3,4].

Born Jan 1 18991,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 [Jan 1 18989], Williamson County, Illinois1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8.  

He married Vivian Wells.1,2  Vivian, daughter of - Wells & - Stilson, was born Dec 22 1899, Kansas.2,5,10  

On Sep 12 1918 Paul Anderson Henshaw, age 20, registered for the World War I draft in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born Jan 1st, 1898 and he then resided at 1225 W. 32nd, Oklahoma City where he was employed as a clerk.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Vivian Wells Henshaw, of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, light brown hair.9  

Paul and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:2

Hinshaw, Paul A., head-of-household, age 20 [unclear], born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; rented home; occupation: [..unclear..], gas co.
Hinshaw, Vivian, wife, age 21 [unclear], born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Betty Ann, daughter, age 1 year 11 months [unclear], born in Oklahoma; father born in Illinois; mother born in Kansas.

Paul and Vivian were apparently divorced sometime between 1920 and 1930.3  

Paul and his brother Walter were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 25 1930), living in a boarding house in San Angelo, Texas:3

Henshaw, Walter A., roomer, age 37, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; divorced; first married at age 25; occupation: oil operator, oil; World War I veteran.
Henshaw, Paul A., roomer, age 31, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; divorced; first married at age 19; occupation: oil operator, [..unclear..]; not a veteran.

Paul served during World War II, reaching the rank of Major in the Maintenance Division.1  

In 1948 Paul was living in San Antonio, Texas and was engaged in the oil industry.1  

In 1976 Paul was living at 624 E. El Prado Drive, Olmos Park, Bexar County, Texas.4  

Paul Anderson Hinshaw died Nov 25 1976, Baptist Memorial Hospital, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; age 77.4,5,11  

In 1990 Vivian was living in/near Laguna Hills, Orange County, California.5  

Vivian died Mar 8 1990, Orange County, California; age 90.5,10  

Social Security information for Paul Anderson Hinshaw: 455-05-3957

Social Security information for Vivian Wells: 442-22-6566


  1. Obituary of George Allen Henshaw; "The Chronicles of Oklahoma".
  2. 1920 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1474, ED 126, page 8B, line #70, dwelling #178, family #227.
  3. 1930 census, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas; roll T626-2400, ED 5, page 49B, line #55, dwelling #947.
  4. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982;
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. 1900 census, Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois; roll T623-354, ED 109, page 11B, line #81, dwelling #223, family #230.
  7. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma; roll T624-1260, ED 126, page 7A, line #2, dwelling #113, family #113.
  8. "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.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  10. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  11. Texas Deaths, 1964-98;

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