Evelyn Jessie Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── Thomas Hinshaw
                                                         │    1831-1925 
                         ┌── Amos Stephen Hinshaw ───────┤
                         │    1865-1952                  │
                         │                               └── Mary Barker
                         │                                    1832-1923 
Evelyn Jessie Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1919                  │                               ┌── Yancy (Yancey) H. Cox
D: 1995                  │                               │
                         └── Cordelia Edna "Delia" Cox ──┤
                              1876-1964                  │
                                                         └── Nancy Ann Lowdermilk
M: Don McKinley Gates

Evelyn Jessie Hinshaw     [ID 00794] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 8 1919, Holly Spring, Randolph County, North Carolina.1,2,3  

She married Don McKinley Gates, May 29 1943.2,4  Don, son of Gattis Gates & Margaret Carson.2  


Nancy Carolyn Gates, born Sep 27 1947, married James Curtis Loflin Jr.
Linda Susan Gates, born Oct 27 1949, married David Joseph Davis.
Margaret Diane Gates, born Aug 29 1953, married 1) Don Eugene Medlin, 2) Peter Charles Nowack.

Don died before 1995.4  

Evelyn Jessie Hinshaw died Feb 8 1995, Guilford Friends Home, Greensboro, North Carolina; buried Holly Spring Friends Meeting cemetery.2,4  

The following obituary appeared in the "Greensboro News & Record" on Friday, February 10, 1995:

Evelyn Hinshaw Gates, 75, of 5800 Hinshaw Town Road died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1995, at Guilford Friends Home in Greensboro.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Holly Spring Friends Meeting with the Rev. Ricky Sessoms, the Rev. Mark Caughron and the Rev. Leslie Winslow officiating and burial to follow in the church cemetery.  A native of Randolph County, she was preceded in death by her late husband, Don M. Gates.  She was a member of Holly Spring Friends Meeting and she was a retired teacher from the Randolph County school system where she taught at Nathanel Greene school and the Coleridge school where she served as media specialist.  In her former years she taught at the Francisco school.  Survivors include daughters, Carolyn Loflin of Ramseur, Mrs. Susan Davis of Apex, and Diane Nowack of Pleasant Garden; one brother, Seth B. Hinshaw of Guilford Friends Home; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. tonight at Loflin Funeral Home in Ramseur.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society, 5624 Executive Center Dr., Suite 100, Charlotte, N.C. 28212, or to the Holly Spring Friends Church, Building Fund, Ramseur, N.C. 27316.


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. Family history information contributed by Waldo Hinshaw.
  3. 1920 census, Coleridge Township, Randolph County, North Carolina; roll T625-1318, ED 100, page 10B, line #58, dwelling #180, family #180.
  4. The "Greensboro News & Record", February 10, 1995, pg B4;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).

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