┌── John Hinshaw │ 1807-1882 ┌── Jesse Hinshaw ────┤ │ 1848-1921 │ │ └── Anna Ratliff │ 1814-1862 John Rufus Hinshaw ──────┤ B: 1883 │ ┌── P.J.F. Boyle D: 1970 │ │ └── Josephene Boyle ──┤ 1851-1890 │ └── Nancy (Boyle) M: Clara Rebecca Burcham ├── Marjorie Josephine Hinshaw (1912-1987) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Quinton Jesse Hinshaw (1920-1921) 1,2,5 └── Mary Helen Hinshaw (1923-) 1,2,4
|John Rufus Hinshaw [ID 00941]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
John Rufus Hinshaw1,6,7,8 [Rufus J. Hinshaw2,9,10,11].
Born Sep 13 1883, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.1,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,13
He married Clara Rebecca Burcham, May 13 1911, Henry County, Indiana.1,2,12 Clara, daughter of William J. Burcham, was born Dec 29 1886, Vandalia, Illinois.1,2,3,4,7
At Duck Creek MM on 4-20-1911, John Rufus was granted a certificate to New Castle MM.6
On Sep 12 1918 John Rufus Hinshaw, age 34, registered for the World War I draft in Henry County, Indiana. He declared he was born Sept. 13 1883, and was then residing at 315 So. 9th, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana where he was a self-employed lawyer. He declared his nearest relative was Clara B. Hinshaw of the same address. He was recorded as medium height, stout, dark eyes, dark hair.8
Rufus and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), 315 South 9th Street, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:3
Rufus and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 1930), 315 9th, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:4
In 1942 John Rufus Hinshaw, age 58, registered for the World War II draft. He declared he was born Sept. 13 1883 in Henry County, Indiana, and was then residing at 315 So. 9th Street, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana (telephone number 1342), where he was a self-employed attorney at 1319 Broad, New Castle.13
Rufus was a Judge in the courts of New Castle, Indiana.2 In 1946 he was living at 315 S. 9th St., New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.2
Cousin Theresa McNeill Wiese wrote this remembrance of Rufus and Clara:14
"I have fond memories of Rufus and Clara Hinshaw from my childhoood (1950's). They loved to garden and we would always visit their garden on South 9th Street in New Castle and I remember them encouraging me to try some rhubarb right out of the garden and I hated it!! I embarrassed my parents by spitting it out immediately! I don't think I've eaten rhubarb since!! My mother (Janet Copeland McNeill) was a cousin of Rufus and considered Rufus the "rich" part of the family. My mother would tell about my grandfather (Clyde Richard Copeland), who made little or no money at times during the Depression, and Rufus would help my grandfather and his family out by giving him odd jobs to do for pay and food from their large garden. Rufus and Clara were really their lifeline during the Depression and my mother said she wasn't sure what they would have done without Rufus and Clara."
In 1970 John Rufus was still living in/near New Castle, Indiana.7
John Rufus Hinshaw died Jun 5 1970, buried South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.1,7
Clara died Jun - 1975.7
Social Security information for John Rufus Hinshaw: 304-42-6728
Social Security information for Clara Rebecca Burcham: 304-42-6713
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