Herman K. Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Alfred Hinshaw
                                                 │    1836-1916 
                     ┌── Simpson Grant Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1872-1965              │
                     │                           └── Manerva Vestal
                     │                                1844-1926 
Herman K. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1917              │                           ┌── William C. Kendall
D: 1995              │                           │
                     └── Ione L. Kendall ────────┤
                          1878-1965              │
                                                 └── Keziah Elizabeth Moore
M: Alice C. Leakey
   ├── Janet Hinshaw (1940-) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Herman Kermit "Kerm" Hinshaw (1941-) 1,2,3,4

M: Juanita Burnett
   ├── Benson G. Hinshaw (1964-) 2,3,4
   └── Rebecca R. Hinshaw (1966-) 2,3,4

Herman K. Hinshaw     [ID 09582] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 8 1917, Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Alice C. Leakey, May 20 1939.2  Alice, daughter of Jesse C. Leakey & Mary Estel Thomas, was born Jul 13 1907, Indiana.2,11,12  

Herman and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19 1940), Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:5

Henshaw, Herman, head-of-household, age 22, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Hamilton County, Indiana; owned farm ($2000 value); occupation: farmer, farm.
Henshaw, Alice, wife, age 32, born in Indiana; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Newcastle, Henry County, Indiana.
Henshaw, Janet, daughter, age 2 months, born in Indiana.
Henshaw, Alfred, brother, age 24, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Hamilton County, Indiana; occupation: farmer, farm.
Living next door in 1940 were Herman's parents and family.13  

Alice died Mar 13 1959.2  

He then married Juanita Burnett, Jan 7 1962, Marion County, Indiana.14  Juanita, daughter of Stanley Hazel Burnett & Margaret Ruth Compton2,15,16,17,18, was born Feb 7 19272,15,16,17,18, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana2,15,16,17,18 [Southport, Marion County, Indiana19,20].  

In 1995 Herman was living in/near Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana.7  

Herman K. Hinshaw died Nov 30 1995, Hendricks Community Hospital, Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana; age 78.1,6,7,10  

Herman's obituary was published in the "Hendricks County Flyer" (Avon, Indiana) on December 4, 19956 (see scan below).  

Juanita died Jan 3 2014, Hendricks Regional Hospital, Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana; age 86.2,19,20,21,22  

Juanita's death was reported in "The Indianapolis Star" (Indianapolis, Indiana) on January 8, 2014:21,22

Juanita Hinshaw, 86, Danville, died Jan. 3, 2014.  Memorial service: 2 p.m. Jan. 10 in Bartlett Chapel UMC, Avon.

Juanita's obituary was published in the "Hendricks County Flyer" (Avon, Indiana) on January 7, 201419,20

Juanita Hinshaw of Danville died Jan. 3 in Hendricks Regional Hospital.  She was 86.  

Born Feb. 7, 1927, in Southport, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Ruth Compton.  She was one of nine children born to Mr. and Mrs. Compton.  She married Herman K. Hinshaw and he preceded her in death.  

Mrs. Hinshaw worked as a sales agent for TWA Airlines and was a member of Bartlett Chapel UMC.  

Survives include her children and their spouses, Ben and Jennifer Hinshaw of Plainfield, Rebecca and John Todd of Clayton; step-children Herman K. and Carol Hinshaw of Avon, Janet and Ernest Miller of Dallas, Oregon; grandchildren, Lindsay McKamey, Natalie McKamey, Tory Todd, Megan Todd, Jessica Todd, Michelle Anthony, and Jennifer Miller; 12 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by eight brother and sisters.  

Services will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at Bartlett Chapel UMC, 4396 E. Main St., in Avon.  

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to www.diabetes.org/donate in lieu of flowers.  

Online condolences may be made to www.WilsonStPierre.com.

(photo)Photo: Juanita Burnett 19,20

(photo)Photo: Herman K. Hinshaw obituary "Hendricks County Flyer", Dec 4 1995 6

Social Security information for Herman K. Hinshaw: 315-16-7443


  1. Family bible extracts and notes contributed by Rodger Hinshaw
  2. Contribution from Ben Hinshaw.
  3. Obituary of Herman K. Hinshaw.
  4. Obituary of Juanita Burnett.
  5. 1940 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-22, page 7A, line #13, household #158.
  6. http://www.findagrave.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. 1920 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 110, page 7A, line #45, dwelling #189, family #189.
  9. 1930 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T626-590, ED 21, page 4B, line #76, dwelling #117, family #117.
  10. Plainfield - Guilford Township Public Library (Plainfield, IN):
  11. 1920 census, Henry Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-437, ED 64, page 4B, line #27, dwelling #90, family #93.
  12. 1930 census, Muncie, Center Township, Delaware County, Indiana; roll T626-583, ED 6, page 7B, line #78, dwelling #188, family #191.
  13. 1940 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-22, page 7A, line #17, household #159.
  14. Marion County Circuit Court (Marion County, Indiana) marriage database:
  15. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. Obituary of Stanley Flavius Burnett; "The Pantagraph" (Bloomington, Illinois), May 13 2013;
    United States Obituary Collection; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1930 census, Church Street, Southport, Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T626-616, ED 243, page 4B, line #98, dwelling #106, family #115.
  18. 1940 census, 6 Bomar Street, Inman, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; roll T627-3837, ED 42-16, page 4A, line #24, household #70.
  19. Obituary of Juanita Hinshaw; "Hendricks County Flyer", Jan 7 2014:
  20. Obituary of Juanita Hinshaw; Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service:
  21. Death of Juanita Hinshaw; "The Indianapolis Star", Jan 8 2014:.
  22. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/indystar/obituary.aspx?pid=168965919.

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