Harold Everett Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw
                                                       │    1844-1926 
                          ┌── Herbert Atwood Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1871-1952               │
                          │                            └── Eliza Thomas
                          │                                 1841-1915 
Harold Everett Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1896                   │                            ┌── Joseph Cook
D: 1982                   │                            │
                          └── Malona Cook ─────────────┤
                               1871-1948               │
                                                       └── Mary Jay
M: Lestia E. Newlin
   └── Robert Gordon Hinshaw (1922-1982) 1,2,3

Harold Everett Hinshaw     [ID 07460] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 21 1896, Marion, Marion County, Oregon.2,3,4,5,6,7  

On Apr 29 1918 Harold Everett Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born October 21st 1896 in Marion, Oregon, and his father, H. A. Hinshaw was born in Winchester, Indiana and was then residing in Portland, Oregon.  Harold declared he was then residing in Newberg, Oregon, as a student.  He declared he intended to depart, May 8th 1918, from the port of New York, sailing on board "to be ascertained", intending to visit France for the purpose of "to serve with the American Friends Reconstruction Unit of the Red Cross".  Where the pre-printed form stated "I do solemnly swear" Harold lined-through "swear", replacing it with "affirm".  He was recorded as age 21, 5' 11" tall, brown eyes, medium brown hair, fair complexion, square face, small mouth.  His passport application was affirmed by H. A. Hinshaw, "General Freight Agent, So. Pac. Co.", Portland, Oregon.5  

He married Lestia E. Newlin8 [Lestia N. Newlin2], May 3 19188.  Lestia, daughter of Luther Gordon Newlin & Florence Sanders, was born Feb 13 1897, Oregon.2,3,8,9,10  

Harold and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Oakland/Berkeley, California:11

Hinshaw Bernice stdt r2607 Woolsey B
Hinshaw Corwin G credit mgr Domestic Appliance Co r2607 Woolsey B
Hinshaw Harold E (Lestia) city pass agt h2418 Ashby av B
Hinshaw Herbt A (Malona C) h2607 Woolsey B

Harold and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), 940 Minnesota Avenue, Willow Glen (now San Jose), Santa Clara County, California:3

Hinshaw, Harold E., head-of-household, age 33, born in Oregon; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 21; rented home ($45 rent); radio in home; occupation: "trav. pass. agent", steam railroad; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Lestia N., wife, age 33, born in Oregon; father born in Indiana; mother born in Illinois; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, Robert G., son, age 8, born in Oregon; parents born in Oregon; attended school.

Harold also lived in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California.1  

Lestia died Jan 18 1946, Santa Clara County, California.2  

Harold Everett Hinshaw died Aug 5 1982, Sonoma County, California.2,4

(photo)Photo: Harold Everett Hinshaw 1918 passport photo 5

Social Security information for Harold Everett Hinshaw: 700-14-3676


  1. Contribution from Michael Hinshaw.
  2. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  3. 1930 census, Willow Glen, Santa Clara County, California; roll T626-218, ED 78, page 14A, line #27, dwelling #339, family #341.
  4. "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
  5. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1900 census, Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon; roll T623-1345, ED 82, page 1B, line #93, dwelling #25, family #25.
  7. 1910 census, 8th Ward, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon; roll T624-1286, ED 197, page 11B, line #76, dwelling #267, family #294.
  8. Posting Feb 13 2000 to IABENTON-L by ().
  9. Contribution from Diane Kathryn Hinshaw.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Dan Restid ().
  11. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.

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