Ruth Estelle Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── William Hamby Hinshaw
                                                      │    1839-1885 
                        ┌── Robert Harrison Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1874-1964                │
                        │                             └── Mildred Eldridge Webb
                        │                                  1845-1897 
Ruth Estelle Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1913                 │                             ┌── - Coleman
                        │                             │
No Issue                └── Minnie Ethel Coleman ─────┤
                             1882-1958                │
                                                      └── - Pearson
M: George Henry Tobey

Ruth Estelle Hinshaw     [ID 07674] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Oct 6 1913, Missouri.1,2,3  

She married George Henry Tobey, about 1950, Washington, D.C.4,5  George was born Feb 22 1908, New York, New York.5,6,7,8  

George had served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in England during World War II.5  On Aug 10 1942 George H. Tobey, born 1908 in New York, had enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army at Fort Myer, Virginia.  He had declared he had a grammar school education, was then single, without dependents, and employed as an office machine serviceman.  He was recorded as 67" tall, 183 lbs.6  

George was a watchmaker, and Ruth was a music teacher in the Montgomery County Maryland public schools.  They lived in Hyattsville, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.  They had no children.5  

George died Jul 27 1960, buried Aug 1 1960, Section 28, Site 477, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.5,7,8  

After George died Ruth continued teaching for several years, and then returned to Missouri where she enjoyed going fishing with her girlfriends.5  

Ruth currently (1993-2006) resides in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri.3,5,9,10  

Social Security information for Ruth Estelle Hinshaw: 578-18-0606


  1. 1920 census, Green Township, Lawrence County, Missouri; roll T625-932, ED 107, page 3B, line #97, dwelling #70, family #75.
  2. 1930 census, Green Township, Lawrence County, Missouri; roll T626-1208, ED 9, page 8A, line #9, dwelling #178a, family #188a.
  3. U.S. Public Records Index;
  4. "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 ()
  5. Contribution from Jerry Gordon ().
  6. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  7. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2004;
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  9. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002;

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