William John Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── John Thomas Hinshaw
                                                  │    1832-1910 
                        ┌── Gray Barnum Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1865-1916            │
                        │                         └── Sarah Jane Coe
                        │                              1833-1901 
William John Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1895                 │                         ┌── William Tait Muzzy
D: 1990                 │                         │
                        └── Carrie Muzzy ─────────┤
                             1870-1926            │
                                                  └── Mary Frances Conklin
M: Edith Mae Evans
   ├── George Hinshaw (1916-c1917) 1
   ├── Hubert William Hinshaw (1918-) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Cecil Bernard Hinshaw (1920-2012) 1,2,4
   ├── Opal Naomi Hinshaw (1922-2006) 1,4,5
   ├── Lloyd E. Hinshaw (1924-1925) 1
   ├── Robert Lee Hinshaw (1930-) 1
   └── Donald Warren Hinshaw (1932-) 1

William John Hinshaw     [ID 08635] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 11 1895, Henry County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11  

He married Edith Mae Evans, Dec 11 1915, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.12,13  Edith was born Jun 21 1896, Indiana.1,3,4,6,8,12  

On Jun 5 1917 William John Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Newcastle, Henry County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Dec 11 1895 in Spring C[..unclear..], Indiana, and he was then residing in New Castle, Indiana where he was married and a farmer employed by a J[..unclear..] Clauson.  He was recorded as short, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.10  

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14-15 1920), Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, William J., head-of-household, age 24, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: laborer, farm.
Hinshaw, Edith M., wife, age 23, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Hubert W., son, age 1 year 5 months, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, William, head-of-household, age 34, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 20; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Edith, wife, age 33, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Hubert, son, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Cecil, son, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Opal, daughter, age 7, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Evans, Elizabeth, mother-in-law, age 71, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widow.
Evans, Harvey, brother-in-law, age 37, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; divorced; occupation: laborer, general farm; World War I veteran.

On Apr 27 1942 William John Hinshaw, age 46, registered for the World War II draft in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.  He declared he was born 12-11-1895 in Henry County, Indiana, and was then residing in Hagerstown, Dalton Township, Wayne County, Indiana where he was employed in "trucking + tractor" at Chrysler Corp. in New Castle, Indiana.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Edith Hinshaw of Hagerstown.  He was recorded as 5'5" tall, 174 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion, and "mole on right ankle".11  

In 1980 William and Edith were living in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.6  

Edith died Oct 10 1980, buried Nettle Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery ("Brick Creek Church Cemetery"), near Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana.1,6,8  

William John Hinshaw died Oct 14 1990, buried Nettle Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery ("Brick Creek Church Cemetery"), near Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana.1,6,8

(photo)Photo: William John Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 10

(photo)Photo: William John Hinshaw World War II draft registration card 11

Social Security information for William John Hinshaw: 309-09-7101

Social Security information for Edith Mae Evans: 304-70-9917


Sources

  1. Family lineage notes from Robert Lee Hinshaw
  2. Henry County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1882-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  3. 1920 census, Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-438, ED 76, page 6B-7A, line #99, dwelling #161, family #163.
  4. 1930 census, Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-593, ED 28, page 13A, line #6, dwelling #309, family #315.
  5. Obituary of Opal Naomi Hinshaw.
  6. "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
  7. Contribution from Dave Spang.
  8. "Tombstone Inscriptions in Wayne County, Indiana", Volume III;
    Beverly Yount; Fort Wayne (Indiana) Public Library, 1969.
  9. 1900 census, Prairie Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T623-377, ED 72, page 2A, line #26, dwelling #26, family #27.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-17, page 112.
  13. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.


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