John Walter Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Uriah A. Hinshaw
                                                   │    1852-1933 
                       ┌── Tully Ivanhoe Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1882-1942              │
                       │                           └── Mary Elizabeth Baldwin
                       │                                1854-1896 
John Walter Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1905                │
D: 1982                │
                       └── Grace Belle Moyer
M: Ruby Irene Jennings
   ├── Rodrick Jennings Hinshaw (1931-) 1,2,3,4
   └── Ava Diane Hinshaw (1944-) 1,2,4

John Walter Hinshaw     [ID 08821] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Walter Hinshaw1,3,5,6 [Walter J. Hinshaw7,8,9,10].

Born May 17 1905, Wayne County, Indiana.3,5,6,7,8,10,11  

He married Ruby Irene Jennings, Jun 10 1930.1  Ruby was born 1913, Indiana.3,12,13  

Walter and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 22 1940), Harrison Township, Darke County, Ohio:3

Hinshaw, J. Walter, head-of-household, age 34, born in Indiana; completed 2 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Preble County, Ohio; rented farm ($8/month rent); occupation: operator, farm.
Hinshaw, Rubey I., wife, age 27, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Preble County, Ohio.
Hinshaw, Roderick J., son, age 8, born in Ohio; completed 2nd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Preble County, Ohio; attended school.
Hinshaw, Grace B., mother, age 54, born in Ohio; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Preble County, Ohio.
Pelfrey, Eugene W, nephew, age 19, born in Oklahoma; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Preble County, Ohio; occupation: machinist, factory.

Ruby died Feb 12 1973, Kettering Memorial Hospital, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; age 59.6,12,13,14  

In 1942-1982 Walter was living in/near Hollansburg, Darke County, Ohio.6,9,10  

John Walter Hinshaw died Feb 25 1982, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio; age 76.6,10,11,12

(photo)Photo: Ruby Irene Jennings obituary 1973 newspaper 14

(photo)Photo: John Walter Hinshaw family gravestone Buena Vista Cemetery 15

Social Security information for John Walter Hinshaw: 288-34-7795


  1. Contribution from Melissa (Bates) Sheets ().
  2. Obituary of Ruby Irene Jennings.
  3. 1940 census, Harrison Township, Darke County, Ohio; roll T627-3060, ED 19-29, page 1B, line #54, household #16.
  4. Contribution from Melissa Anne (Bates) Sheets.
  5. 1910 census, Winchester, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T624-376, ED 152, page 9B, line #54, dwelling #206, family #215.
  6. Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000;
  7. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 160, page 1A, line #5, dwelling #2, family #2.
  8. "Index to Birth Records, Wayne County, Indiana 1882-1920 Volume II",
    Indiana Work Projects Administration; book H-3, pg 228.
  9. Obituary of Tully Ivanhoe Hinshaw.
  10. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  12. Buena Vista Cemetery burials, Randolph County, Indiana; USGenWeb Archives
  14. Genealogical & Historical Records of Preble County, Ohio; Preble County District Library:

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