James Boyd Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── George Thomas Hinshaw
                                                    │    1842-1922 
                         ┌── John William Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1861-1924             │
                         │                          └── Laura Ann Lowe
                         │                               1844-1926 
James Boyd Hinshaw ──────┤
B: 1903                  │                          ┌── Madison Davis
D: 1985                  │                          │
                         └── Nancy Lucinda Davis ───┤
                             c1874-1951             │
                                                    └── Ancy Cox
M: Cornie Montora Dawson
   ├── Nancy Rebecca Hinshaw (1939-) 1,2,3
   └── James Larry Hinshaw (1941-) 1,2

M: Theodoshia Parks

James Boyd Hinshaw     [ID 07644] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

James Boyd Hinshaw1,4,5,6,7 [Boyd Hinshaw8,9].

Born May 13 19031,4,5,7,9,10, Guilford County, North Carolina1,4,5,7,9,10 [Randolph County, North Carolina11].  

James was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), living (or staying) in a lodging house at 2846 Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina:10

Hinshaw, J. Boyd, lodger, age 26, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; single; occupation: manager, automobile supply co.; not a war veteran.

He married Cornie Montora Dawson1,2,6,12 [Cornie Montora (Dawson) Branson12], Apr 23 19381,2,6,12, Albright, Chatham County, North Carolina1,2,6,12.  Cornie, daughter of Ulysses Tyson Dawson & Roxana Lowdermilk, was born about 1899, Randolph County, North Carolina.2,13,14  

Cornie had been previously married Feb 16 1919 to a Roscoe Wade Branson,12 by whom she had children:

Gladys Marie Branson, born Jan 23 1920, Randolph County, North Carolina. 3
Mary Ellen Branson, born Jan 2 1928, Guilford County, North Carolina; died Oct 30 2012; married Carter I. Pike. 3,15
Barbara Roxana Dawson Branson, born May 29 1932, Randolph County, North Carolina. 3

Note: Cornie was the sister of Treva Belle Dawson who married James' cousin Simeon Ezra Hinshaw.  

He then married Theodoshia Parks12 [Doshia Hardister Williams Parks6, Theodoshia Hardister16, Theodocia Hardister12, Docie Hardister12], Dec 24 196612, Bear Creek, Chatham County, North Carolina12.  Theodoshia was born Apr 1 1899, North Carolina.12,16  Theodoshia had been previously married 1) Jan 10 1915 to a Samuel Williams; 2) Aug 20 1938 to an Edgar Parks.12  

Theodoshia died Feb 23 1983, Randolph County, North Carolina; age 83.16  

In 1985 James was living in Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina.4  

James Boyd Hinshaw died Jan 20 1985, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina; age 81.4,6,16

(photo)Photo: Cornie Montora Dawson about 1905-1906, age 6-7 17

Social Security information for James Boyd Hinshaw: 237-05-5046

Social Security information for Theodoshia Parks: 232-30-5307


  1. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  2. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  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. North Carolina Deaths, 1983-87; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Deb Landauer () citing:
    "The Heritage of Randolph County, North Carolina, Volume I - 1993.
  7. Guilford County, North Carolina, Register of Deeds:
  8. "History and Genealogy of the Hinshaw Family", compiled by Joseph Calvin Hinshaw, 1967; with considerable content from William Perry Johnson, a noted genealogist hired by Joseph Calvin Hinshaw. Contributed by Bob Mount ()
  9. 1920 census, New Market Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T625-1318, ED 110, page 3B-4A, line #98, dwelling #60, family #60.
  10. 1930 census, 3rd Ward, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina; roll T626-1690, ED 43, page 4B, line #72, dwelling #75, family #88.
  11. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1994; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1910 census, Cedar Grove Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T624-1128, ED 79, page 46B, line #84, dwelling #13, family #13.
  14. 1920 census, Cedar Grove Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T625-1318, ED 99, page 6A, line #45, dwelling #104, family #104.
  15. Obituary of Mary Ellen Branson Pike; "News-Record" (Greensboro, North Carolina), Nov 2 2012:
  16. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. Photo courtesy of Randall C. Dawson ().

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