Eva Louise Hinshaw

                                                      ┌── Charles Newton Hinshaw
                                                      │    1849-1918 
                          ┌── Edward Newton Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1877-1951              │
                          │                           └── Anna Ella Smith
                          │                                1852-1947 
Eva Louise Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1905                   │                           ┌── Christopher Plunkett
D: 2002                   │                           │
                          └── Lona Maude Plunkett ────┤
                               1882-1951              │
                                                      └── Minnie Lena Skeels
M: Matthew James Hantover

M: Charles Madden

Eva Louise Hinshaw     [ID 00935] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 11 1905, Rankin, Vermilion County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5  

Eva was a nurse.5,6  

She married Matthew James Hantover, Apr 24 1929, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1,2,7  Matthew was born Mar 17 1900, Illinois.3,5  Matthew was a doctor.5,6,8  He was Jewish.7  


Diane Adele "Dee" Hantover, born Nov 25 1932; married James Lee Bennett, Jun 12 1954 (email: ). 1,6,7

Eva and Matthew were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15-16 1930), living in a large apartment building at 1100 N. LaSalle, Chicago, Illinois:5

Hantover, Matthew J., head-of-household, age 30, born in Illinois; father born in Poland; mother born in Russia; first married at age 29; rented home ($51.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: physician, medical; World War I veteran.
Hantover, Eva L., wife, age 24, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 23; occupation: [..unclear..] nurse, private family.

Matthew died Jul - 1976.3  

She then married Charles Madden, about 1994.2  

Eva Louise Hinshaw died May 27 2002, Westminster Manor, Austin, Travis County, Texas; 3:30am CST.1,2,3  Eva died peacefully in her sleep at age 96.1  

Eva's obituary was published in the Austin (Texas) "American-Statesman" on Tuesday, May 28, 2002:2

Eva Louise Hinshaw Hantover September 11, 1905 - May 27, 2002

Eva L. Hantover, 96, died on May 27, 2002, at Westminster Manor in Austin.  She was born September 11, 1905, to Edward Newton Hinshaw and Lona Maude Pluncket Hinshaw in Rankin, Illinois.  She spent her early years, with her family, on homesteads in Minot, North Dakota, and Wesby, Montana.  After graduating from high school in Sibley, Illinois, she went into nurse's training at the then Brokaw Hospital in Normal, Illinois, and became a registered nurse.  She and her husband were both members of the vista team at the Apache Indian Reservation in the mountains of Arizona.  She was preceded in death by her first husband of 47 years, Dr. Matthew James Hantover, her second husband of 6 years, Mr. Charles Madden, her sister Mildred Jones, her brothers, Don N. Hinshaw, E. Virgil Hinshaw and Merton E. Hinshaw.  Eva is survived by her daughter, Diane Adele Hantover Bennett and her husband James Lee Bennett; her granddaughters, Jeanne Ann Bennett Hurta Morgan, Diane Elizabeth Bennett, Danielle Lee Bennett Sullivan; grandson, James Matthew Bennett; and her great-grandson, Samuel Christopher Bennett-Hurta.  There will be no formal services.  Her ashes will be taken to Sun City, Arizona, to be placed with her first husband.

An essentialy identical obituary was published in the "Arizona Republic" (Phoenix, Arizona) on Wednesday, May 29, 2002.9  

Social Security information for Eva Louise Hinshaw: 348-38-8421

Social Security information for Matthew James Hantover: 321-34-1216


  1. Contribution from David W. Jones.
  2. Obituary of Eva Louise Hinshaw Hantover; The Austin American-Statesman:
  3. "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
  4. 1920 census, Paxton, Patton Township, Ford County, Illinois; roll T625-368, ED 11, page 6B, line #53, dwelling #154, family #171.
  5. 1930 census, 42nd Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T626-483, ED 1537, page 9B, line #82, dwelling #64, family #215.
  6. Interview with Lola Lorine Hinshaw Worley.
  7. Contribution from Derek & Janet Cooper () citing:
    Interview with Maurice Hinshaw, August 2000.
  8. Contribution from Diane Adele Hantover Bennett ().
  9. Obituary of Eva Louise Hinshaw Hantover; The Arizona Republic:

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