Edith Keturah Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── John Hinshaw
                                                  │    1783-1855 
                         ┌── John Hinshaw ────────┤
                         │    1818-1902           │
                         │                        └── Margaret Ann Ratcliff
                         │                             1790-1860 
Edith Keturah Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1887                  │                        ┌── Elijah Frazier
D: 1972                  │                        │
                         └── Harriet L. Frazier ──┤
                              1850-1892           │
                                                  └── Joanna Ellis
M: Arnold Ward Retter

M: Leonard Williams

Edith Keturah Hinshaw     [ID 07472] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Edith Keturah Hinshaw1,2 [Edith Katura Hinshaw3,4].

Born Nov 6 1887, Randolph County, Indiana.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  

Edith was apparently named after Keturah, the second wife of the biblical Abraham.10  (sometimes spelled Katura or Ketura).3,4,11,12  

She married Arnold Ward Retter, Apr 6 1906, Randolph County, Indiana.2,3,13,14,15  Arnold, son of Frederic "Fred" Retter & Sarah Jane Stegall, was born Jan 18 1887, near Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.2,7,8,9,16,17,18  

Children:2

Maud/Maude Esther/Elder Retter, born Dec 5 1906, Randolph County, Indiana; died May 3 1984, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana; buried New Liberty Cemetery; married Russel Benjamin Edwards. 7,19,20,21,22
Sarah Retter, born Jul 1909; died Oct 1909; buried New Liberty Cemetery. 23
Harold Ward Retter, born Aug 22 1910, Winchester, Indiana; died Jun 9 1976, Indiana; buried New Liberty Cemetery; married Cordelia Zelma Brouse (child: Ward Leon Retter). 8,14,19,20,24
(male child) Retter, born and died Aug 1 1912; buried New Liberty Cemetery. 25
Robert Retter, born 1913; died 1915; buried New Liberty Cemetery. 26

Edith and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:7

Retter, Arnold W., head-of-household, age 23, born in Indiana; father born in Germany; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: farmer, stock farmer; rented farm.
Retter, Edith K., wife, age 22, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 1 living.
Retter, Maud E., daughter, age 3, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

On Jun 5 1917 Arnold Retter, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Jan 18 1887 near Winchester, Indiana, and was then residing on Route 7, Winchester, Indiana, a self-employed farmer with a wife & two children.  No prior military experience.  He claimed an exemption due to "physical condition".  He was recorded as short, stout, blue eyes, light brown hair.17  

Edith and family were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 5-6 1920), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:19

Retter, Arnold, head-of-household, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in Germany; mother born in Indiana; rented farm; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Retter, Edith K., wife, age 31, born in Indiana; father born in "Ohio?"; mother born in "Indiana?".
Retter, Maude E., daughter, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Retter, Harold W., son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Edwards, Russel R., ward, age 13, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Bradbury, Orville, help[er], age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: laborer, on farm.

Edith and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:8

Retter, Arnold, head-of-household, age 43, born in Indiana; father born in Germany; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 19; rented farm; radio in home; occupation: farmer, farming; not a war veteran.
Retter, Edith K., wife, age 42, born in Indiana; father born in Ohio; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 18.
Retter, Hearold W., son, age 19, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinty, Harry, boarder, age 28, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; single; occupation: farmer, farming; not a war veteran.

Edith and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), Lucas Hill Street, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:9

Retter, Arnold, head-of-household, age 53, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($800 value); occupation: farmer, farm.
Retter, Edith, wife, age 52, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Retter, William, brother, age 58, born in Indiana; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single; occupation: farmer, farm.

Arnold died Apr - 1941, Randolph County, Indiana; buried New Liberty Cemetery, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana.2,18  

She then married Leonard Williams.27  

Edith and Leonard lived on a farm near New Liberty, Indiana, between Modoc and Winchester.27  

Edith Keturah Hinshaw died Oct 13 1972, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana; buried New Liberty Cemetery, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana.4,5

(photo)Photo: Arnold Ward Retter World War I draft registration card 17

(photo)Photo: Edith Keturah Hinshaw & Arnold Ward Retter family gravestone New Liberty Cemetery 4


Sources

  1. Contribution from granddaughter Nina Rittenhouse ().
  2. Ancestry Family Tree data "RITTENHOUSE FAMILY TREE" posted by "GregRittenhouse".
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  4. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5043059.
  5. Contribution from Kay Lonnell Clark ().
  6. 1900 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T623-399, ED 129, page 13B, line #85, dwelling #319, family #321.
  7. 1910 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 142, page 6B, line #98, dwelling #138, family #138.
  8. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 5B, line #58, dwelling #128, family #128.
  9. 1940 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T627-1089, ED 68-17, page 2B, line #62, household #37.
  10. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keturah.
  11. https://books.google.com/books?id=oXY6wkc_ikgC&lpg=PT186&ots=3pxlPNzsAo&dq=Ketura%20Katura&pg=PT186#v=onepage&q=Ketura%20Katura&f=false.
  12. http://nameberry.com/babyname/Keturah.
  13. Indiana, Index to Select Marriages, 1780-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Interview with Miriam James Hinshaw.
  15. http://www.findagrave.com.
  16. Biographical sketch of Fred Retter; "Past & Present of Randolph County" (1914); USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.ingenweb.org/inrandolph/1914History/retterfred.htm.
  17. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5043073.
  19. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 160, page 7A, line #26, dwelling #158, family #158.
  20. "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
  21. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73470305.
  22. Ancestry Family Tree data "PRICE FAMILY TREE" posted by "pricespencert".
  23. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5043594.
  24. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5043054.
  25. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80524332.
  26. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80524254.
  27. Contribution from Kent Myrick () citing:
    "The Heritage and Legacy of Francis Frazier II - A Blacksmith", by Zelda
    (Schwarzkopf) Frazier and Elizabeth (Swank) Frazier, Speedway, IN, 1982, pp 78-79.


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