Ira Jacob Hinshaw

                                              ┌── Ira Hinshaw
                                              │    1812-1892 
                     ┌── William H. Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1858-1937           │
                     │                        └── Louisa (Wells) Staley
                     │                            c1820-?    
Ira Jacob Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1898              │                        ┌── Jacob Shoffner
D: 1990              │                        │
                     └── Dora Shoffner ───────┤
                          1868-1902           │
                                              └── Catherine Isley
M: Helen Marie Allen
   ├── Allen Eugene Hinshaw (1920-1987) 1,2,3
   ├── Dwight Richard Hinshaw (1924-2006) 2,3,4
   ├── Robert Isley Hinshaw (c1929-) 2,3,4
   ├── Julian Ward Hinshaw (c1933-) 3,4
   └── Paul Wayne Hinshaw (c1936-) 3,4

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Born Jun 29 1898, Hendricks County, Indiana.2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13  

Ira served in the U.S. Army from Apr 5 1918 to Jan 6 1919.9  

He married Helen Marie Allen, Jul 2 1919, Morgan County, Indiana.1,14,15,16  (Morgan County marriage book C-13, page 232).10  Helen was born Mar 24 1899, Indiana.2,4,7,13,14,16  

Ira and Helen were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 11 1920), Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw, Ira, head-of-household, age 21, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; rented home; occupation: farmer.
Hinshaw, Helen, wife, age 20; born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Ira and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 26 1930), Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Ira, head-of-household, age 31, born in Indiana; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 21; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, farm; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Helen, wife, age 30; born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 20.
Hinshaw, Allen E., son, age 9; born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Dwight R., son, age 5; born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 1; born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of brother Joseph.17  

In 1932, the West Union Friends Meeting celebrated its 100-year anniversary.  As part of a fund raiser, the ladies of West Union made a large quilt upon which was embroidered the names of members who purchased spots on the quilt for 10 cents per name (see: http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmchaga/namequi2.html).  The West Union "Name Quilt" contains the names of Ira Hinshaw, Helen Hinshaw, brother Joseph Hinshaw and his wife, Edna Hinshaw, and daughter Charlotte Hinshaw, and Philip Hinshaw.18  

Ira and family were shown in the 1940 census (May 4 1940), Wilbur Road, Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, Ira, head-of-household, age 41, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1500 value); occupation: farmer, agriculture.
Hinshaw, Helen, wife, age 41; born in Indiana; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Dwight, son, age 15; born in Indiana; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 11; born in Indiana; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Julian, son, age 7; born in Indiana; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.
Hinshaw, Paul, son, age 4; born in Indiana.

In 1977 Helen (and presumable the family) was living in Monrovia, Indiana.7  

Helen died Aug - 1977, buried Mooresville Cemetery, Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana.7,8  

Ira Jacob Hinshaw died Nov 14 1990, Hendricks Community Hospital; age 92.7,8,9,12

(photo)Photo: Ira Jacob Hinshaw obituaries 8

(photo)Photo: Ira Jacob Hinshaw & Helen Marie Allen gravestone Mooresville Cemetery 8

Social Security information for Ira Jacob Hinshaw: 426-74-3193

Social Security information for Helen Marie Allen: 316-64-3446


Sources

  1. Contribution from Paul Hinshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana; roll T626-619, ED 15, page 10B-11A, line #98, dwelling #274, family #275.
  3. Obituary of Dwight Richard Hinshaw.
  4. 1940 census, Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana; roll T627-1081, ED 55-15, page 11A, line #24, household #245.
  5. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  6. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. "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
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Morgan County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1 Vol 2,
    1850-1920; Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  11. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing:
    1910 census, Monroe Twp., Morgan Co., IN, ED 65 page 5B.
  12. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing: Debbie Hinshaw.
  13. Contribution from Robert S. Hinshaw citing:
    1920 census, Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana; ED 202, page 10A, line #43, dwelling #260, family #261.
  14. Morgan County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1 Vol 1,
    1850-1920; Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  15. Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1930 census, Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana; roll T626-619, ED 15, page 11A, line #3, dwelling #275, family #276.
  18. http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmchaga/namequi2.html.


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