Bernice B. Hinshaw

                                                  ┌── Benjamin Franklin Henshaw
                                                  │    1820-1887 
                      ┌── Arthur Morgan Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1860-1945              │
                      │                           └── Margaret Jane Morgan
                      │                                1824-1898 
Bernice B. Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1891               │                           ┌── John G. Chandler
D: 1975               │                           │
                      └── Minnie Chandler ────────┤
                           1864-1929              │
                                                  └── Martha A. Barnes
Bernice B. Hinshaw     [ID 00995] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bernice B. Hinshaw1 [Bernice B. Henshaw2,3,4,5, Berneice B. Henshaw6].

Born Oct 17 18911,6 [Oct 22 18915], Spiceland MM, Indiana1,6.  

At Spiceland MM on 4-7-1894, Bernice was received in membership.1  

Bernice was a 1910 graduate of Spiceland Academy.4  In 1914 Bernice was a sophomore at Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana.7  

Bernice was shown in the 1928 city directory of Detroit, Michigan:8

Henshaw Bernice B tchr Roberts Sch r435 Holbrook av

In 1930 Bernice was a Home Economics Teacher in Detroit, Michigan.4  

Bernice was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), Cevera Apartments, 435 Holbrook Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan:9

Baxter, Rose, head-of-household, age 38, born in Michigan; parents born in Michigan; single; rented home ($65.00 rent); no radio in home; occupation: teacher, public school.
Henshaw, Bernice, boarder, age 38, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: teacher, public school.

Bernice was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), living alone in an apartment house at 111 Marston Ave., Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan:10

Henshaw, Bernice, head-of-household, age 48, born in Indiana; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($35/month rent); married [sic]; occupation: teacher, school; worked 36 weeks in 1939; $2400 wages in 1939.

Bernice B. Hinshaw died Aug 4 1975, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan; buried Section 3, Circle Grove Cemetery, Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana.2,5,6,11  Apparently unmarried.  Bernice is buried next to her parents.11  


  1. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 4, subtitled "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VII", (a compendium of many of the records left by William Wade Hinshaw on his death), edited by Willard Heiss; GS929.3 H47 in a local library.
  3. 1920 census, Spiceland Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T625-437, ED 80, page 3A, line #1, dwelling #61, family #61.
  4. "A history of Spiceland Academy", by Sadie Bacon Hatcher; Indianapolis: 1934, Indiana Historical Society;
  5. Michigan, Deaths, 1971-1996;
  6. "Hinshaw-Bernard and Related Families" by Cordelia E. Bogue Wright, in the Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS), microfiche #6019151.
  7. U.S. School Yearbooks;
  8. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;
  9. 1930 census, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T626-1032, ED 30, page 20B, line #56, dwelling #21, family #44.
  10. 1940 census, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; roll T627-1840, ED 84-37, page 6A, line #21, household #133.
  11. Contribution from John D. Codd () citing:
    Ratcliff, Richard P., "Spiceland Township Henry County, Indiana, Cemetery Inscriptions 1824-1981";
    Henry County Historical Society, New Castle, IN 47362.

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