Mary Louise Hinshaw

                                                   ┌── Silas Hinshaw
                                                   │    1831-1865 
                       ┌── Elihu William Hinshaw ──┤
                       │    1856-1930              │
                       │                           └── Melvina Ellen Ledington
                       │                                1835-1918 
Mary Louise Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1878                │                           ┌── Henry Godlove
D: 1947                │                           │
                       └── Nancy Jane Godlove ─────┤
                            1858-1941              │
                                                   └── Minerva Elizabeth Custer
M: Fred M. Hinkley

M: John William Cape

Mary Louise Hinshaw     [ID 09936] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 22 1878, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  

She married Fred M. Hinkley, Nov 28 1901, Weiser, Washington County, Idaho.7,9,10  Fred was born Jan 29 1867, New York.4,10  

Mary's marriage was reported in the "Idaho Statesman" (Boise, Idaho) on Sunday, December 1, 1901:9


Mr. Fred Hinkley of Heath, and Miss Mary Hinshaw of Salubria, were wedded in this city Thanksgiving Day.


Gennella May/Maye Hinkley, born Dec 20 1902, Salubria, Idaho; died Jan 9 1967, Bend, Oregon; married 1) Henry N. "Harry" Hayse, Sep 28 1919, Canyon County, Idaho; 2) Robert Portland Stevenson, Sep 15 1952, Chelen County, Washington. 11,12,13,14
Earl/Erle Hinkley, born Sep 13 1906, Salubria, Washington; died Oct 1975; married Martha Alice Neis, Jul 6 1944, Grangeville, Idaho. 11,15,16,17
Edna Belle Hinkley, born Jun 17 1908, Salubria, Idaho; died Dec 23 1982, Wenatchee, Washington; married Floyd Laverne Myers, Aug 29 1926, Payette County, Idaho. 11,12,18
Lester W. Hinkley, born May 9 1910 [twin]; died Jun 1976; married Jessie G. Moore. 19
Leslie R. Hinkley, born May 9 1910 [twin]; died Nov 1980; married Mae Bernadine Moore. 20
Ernest F. "Snooks" Hinkley, born 1914; died 1962; buried Cambridge Cemetery. 21

Mary and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 30 1910), Salubria Precinct, Washington County, Idaho:4

Hinkley, Fred M, head-of-household, age 41, born in New York; parents born in New York; first marriage, married 8 years; occupation: laborer, odd jobs; owned home (free).
Hinkley, Mary, wife, age 31, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; first marriage, married 8 years; 3 children, 3 living.
Hinkley, Gennella, daughter, age 7, born in Idaho; father born in New York; mother born in Kansas.
Hinkley, Earl, son, age 4, born in Idaho; father born in New York; mother born in Kansas.
Hinkley, Edna, daughter, age 2, born in Idaho; father born in New York; mother born in Kansas.

Fred died May 26 1917, buried Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Washington County, Idaho.10  

She then married John William Cape7,22 [William Cape5], May 11 19357,22, Council, Idaho7,22.  John was born about 1882, Missouri.5  

Mary and John were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), Midway Precinct, Canyon County, Idaho:5

Cape, William, head-of-household, age 58, born in Missouri; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented farm ($20/month rent); occupation: proprietor, grocery and service station.
Cape, Mary, wife, age 62, born in Kansas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.

Mary Louise Hinshaw died Sep 13 1947, Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho; buried Plot 3B 16, Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Washington County, Idaho.6,7,8  


  1. Family group sheets by Alta Ione Bradbury, Kanab, Utah
  2. 1880 census, Mill Creek Township, Pottawatomie County, Kansas; roll T9-393, ED 239, page 218C, line #37, dwelling #210, family #224.
  3. 1900 census, Salubria Precinct, Washington County, Idaho; roll T623-234, ED 110, page 5A, line #32, dwelling #76, family #77.
  4. 1910 census, Salubria Precinct, Washington County, Idaho; roll T624-228, ED 276, page 8B, line #82, dwelling #122, family #123.
  5. 1940 census, Midway Precinct, Canyon County, Idaho; roll T627-743, ED 14-44, page 10A, line #10, household #207.
  6. Idaho, Death Index, 1890-1964;
  9. "Idaho Statesman" (Boise, Idaho), Dec 1 1901;
  11. Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1914, Stillbirth Index, 1905-1964;
  12. Idaho, Marriage Index, 1842-1964, 1975-1996;
  13. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004;
  15. Idaho, Select Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942;
  16. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  22. Obituary of Nancy Jane Godlove.

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