+-- James A. Hinshaw | c1832-? +-- James Hinshaw ------+ | c1856-? | | +-- M.C. Wilson | Ezra Atta Hinshaw -----+ B: 1891 | D: 1972 | +-- Sallie J. Sumpter M: Nancy Duncan Newsom +-- Jessie Glenn Henshaw, 1913-1986 +-- Lucy Irene Hinshaw, 1915-1975
|Ezra Atta Hinshaw     [ID 09444]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
(Ezra Atta Hinshaw)a,b    (Ezra Atta Henshaw)c,d,209
Born Mar 19 1891, Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.a,d,209,e,b,f,c    (May - 1891).g
During his childhood Ezra spent a great deal of time in an orphanage in Jonesboro, Arkansas.    During a plauge, he had to put lime on the bodies of children who had died and could not yet be buried.    He later ran away from the orphanage and joined a circus early in his life.h
Ezra and sister Elizabeth were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 4 1900), living in the household of a Mills E. & Florance M. Osman, West Prairie Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas:g
On Jun 5 1917 Ezra Atta Hinshaw, age 26, registered for the World War I draft in Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.    He declared he was born March 19 1891 in Harrisburg, Arkansas, and was then still residing near Harrisburg where he was a self-employed farmer with a wife & two children.    He claimed an exemption due to "family dependent".    He was recorded as medium height, slender, blue eyes, light hair.b
Ezra and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 12 1930), Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas:f
Ezra was a General Baptist Preacher, preaching at the Bethel General Baptist Church.    He also farmed.    Nancy inherited a farm, as did all her siblings, and his son Glen continued to farm after Ezra's death.    He had his grand children call him Pa, and Nancy had her grand children call her Ma, because they thought they were too young to have grandchildren and great-grandchildren.    He could tell great stories.    He always ate his dessert first.h
In 1972 Ezra was living in/near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.209
Ezra Atta Hinshaw died Sep 2 1972, buried Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.d,209
Nancy died Jul 14 1976, buried Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Arkansas.d,209,h
Photo: Ezra Atta Hinshaw World War I draft registration card b
Photo: Ezra Atta Henshaw World War II draft registration card c
Social Security information for Ezra Atta Hinshaw: 431-66-4923
Social Security information for Nancy Duncan Newsom: 429-19-6665
209. "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
(a) Contribution from Dale Hinshaw McMasters citing:
interviews with Hinshaws living in Poinsett and Craighead Counties, AR.
(b) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
(c) U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
(d) Burials in Farm Hill Cemetery, near Harrisburg, Poinsett County, AR:
(e) 1910 census, Greenfield Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; ED 112, page 42A (sheet 8A), line #1, dwelling #139, family #141.
(f) 1930 census, Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T626-88, ED 2, page 6A, line #31, dwelling #109, family #112.
(g) 1900 census, West Prairie Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas; roll T623-71, ED 87, page 1B, line #51, dwelling #10, family #10.
(h) Contribution from Charles Wright.
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