James William Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── Martin Luther Hinshaw
                                                        │    1836-<1880
                         ┌── John Benjamin Hinshaw ─────┤
                         │    1863-1946                 │
                         │                              └── Elizabeth Shields
                         │                                  c1835-?    
James William Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1903                  │                              ┌── Benjamin Frank Richardson
D: 1989                  │                              │
                         └── Pearl Valetta Richardson ──┤
                              1872-1967                 │
                                                        └── Mahala Thomas
M: Hazel Margret Hoover
   └── William Donald Hinshaw (1925-) 1

James William Hinshaw     [ID 07441] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 5 1903, Kansas.1,2,3,4  

He married Hazel Margret Hoover, Sep 6 1922.1  Hazel, daughter of Cornelius Perry Hoover & Flora Ann Thornbury, was born Oct 29 1901, Kansas.3,5  Hazel is said to have been related to President Herbert Hoover.5  

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 523 West Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas:6

Hinshaw, James S., head-of-household, age 27, born in Kansas; father born in South Carolina [sic]; mother born in Kansas; first married at age 19; rented home ($25 rent); radio in home; occupation: electrician, electric shop; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Hazel M., wife, age 26, born in Kansas; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Billy D., son, age 4 years 5 months, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hoover, Flora, mother-in-law, age 59, born in Missouri; parents born in Virginia; married, first married at age 17.

James had been in the U.S. Navy.  In 1940 he again rejoined the Navy.5  

In 1988 James was living in Lompoc, California.3  

James William Hinshaw died Jan 9 1989, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California.1,2,3  

Hazel died Jan 19 2003, at her home, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California; buried Riverside National Cemetery.3,7,8,9  

Hazel's death was noted in "The Lompoc Record" (Lompoc, California) on January 20, 2003:8

Hazel Hinshaw

Arrangements are pending at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary for Hazel Hinshaw, 101, of Lompoc, who died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at her home.

Hazel's obituary was published in "The Lompoc Record" (Lompoc, California) on January 21, 2003:9

Hazel M. Hinshaw

Graveside services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery for Hazel M. Hinshaw, a 40-year resident of Mission Hills.  

She died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at her home.  

Mrs. Hinshaw was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Hinshaw.  

Survivors include her son, William D. Hinshaw.  

At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to cystic fibrosis or a favorite charity.

(photo)Photo: James William Hinshaw with brother and sister 10

(photo)Photo: James William Hinshaw 10

(photo)Photo: Hazel Margret Hoover Hinshaw 10

Social Security information for James William Hinshaw: 509-03-2902

Social Security information for Hazel Margret Hoover: 509-03-7145


  1. Contribution from Marion Hinshaw citing: LDS data.
  2. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  3. "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
  4. 1910 census, Ward 5, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T624-457, ED 178, page 172B, line #77, dwelling #111, family #115.
  5. Contribution from Marion Hinshaw citing:
    interview with Bill Hinshaw.
  6. 1930 census, Ward 6, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T626-723, ED 36, page 20A, line #17, dwelling #536, family #552.
  7. Contribution from Bill Hinshaw.
  8. Death of Hazel Hinshaw, "The Lompoc Record" (Lompoc, CA), Jan 20 2003:
  9. Obituary of Hazel Hinshaw, "The Lompoc Record" (Lompoc, CA), Jan 21 2003:
  10. Photo courtesy of Bill Hinshaw.

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