Ira Emmett Hinshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1797-1869) m Elizabeth - (1809-1849)
10.......... George Washington Hinshaw (1822-1907) m Elizabeth Jane Robertson (1824-1893)
11........... William A. Hinshaw (1849-1933) m Martha Elizabeth Langston (1853-1933)
12............ Thomas William Hinshaw (1871-1906) m Vina Arebalah Counts (1869-1916)
13............. Ira Emmett Hinshaw (1896-1982)
                +Nannie Helen Jacks (c1902-1945)
14..............  Epsie Hinshaw (1921-2015) 1,2,3,4
14..............  Mary Jane Henshaw (1924-2004) 1,2,3
14..............  John Lawson Hinshaw (1927-2004) 1,2,3,4
14..............  Lester Donald Henshaw (1931-1995) 1,3,4
14..............  Opal Ernastine Henshaw (1933-) 1,3,4
14..............  Bertie Lou Henshaw (1937-) 1,3,5
14..............  Shirley Fay Henshaw (1939-) 1,3,4
14..............  Alvin Ray Henshaw (1939-1997) 1,3,4
14..............  Helen Dean Henshaw (1945-2012) 1,4
Ira Emmett Hinshaw     [ID 11061] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Ira Emmett Hinshaw1,6,7 [Ira Emmett Henshaw5, Emmett Hinshaw5,8].

Born Jun 16 1896, Francisco, Paint Rock Valley, Jackson County, Alabama.1,6,7,8,9,10  

On Jun 5 1918 Ira Emmet Hinshaw, age 31, registered for the World War I draft in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama.  He declared he was born June 16 1896 in Francisco, Alabama (father also born in Francisco, Alabama), and was then still residing in Francisco, Alabama where he was a self-employed farmer.  Under "nearest relative" he wrote "3 brothers & 3 sisters".  He was recorded as medium height, gray eyes, dark hair.  Although written "Ira Emmet Hinshaw" at the top of the card, he signed it "Irey Emit Hinshaw".10  

He married Nannie Helen Jacks, Dec 29 1918, Franklin County, Tennessee.1,5  Nannie, daughter of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Jacks & Hariet Jane "Hattie" Robertson, was born about 1902, Alabama.2,5,8,11  

Emmett and Nannie were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 21 1920), Larkin Creek Road, Bishop, Jackson County, Alabama:8

Hinshaw, Emmet, head-of-household, age 23, born in Alabama; father born in Alabama; mother born in Tennessee; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Clara or Flora [unclear], wife, age 18, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of a Richard F. Jacks,12 possibly Nannie's brother.13  

Emmett and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), Colliers Precinct, Madison County, Alabama:2

Hinshaw, Emit, head-of-household, age 32, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 21; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farming; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw, Nannie, wife, age 28, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; first married at age 17.
Hinshaw, Elsy [unclear], daughter, age 8, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Mary J., daughter, age 6, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, John L., son, age 2, born in Alabama; parents born in Alabama.

Emmett and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 19 1940), Owens Crossroads, Madison County, Alabama:3

Hinshaw, Emit, head-of-household, age 43, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 8th grade; owned home ($300 value); occupation: farmer, farm.
Hinshaw, Nannie, wife, age 39, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 8th grade.
Hinshaw, Epsie, daughter, age 18, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 1 year of high school.
Hinshaw, Mary, daughter, age 16, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 7th grade.
Hinshaw, Lawson, son, age 12, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 6th grade; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lester, son, age 9, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 4th grade; attended school.
Hinshaw, Opal, daughter, age 7, born in Alabama; on Apr 1 1935 was residing in the same place; completed 1st grade; attended school.
Hinshaw, Bertie Lou, daughter, age 3, born in Alabama; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ray, son, age 9 months, born in Alabama.
Hinshaw, Fay, daughter, age 9 months, born in Alabama.

Nannie died Jan 3 1945, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama; age 43.5,11  Nannie died shortly after giving birth to her youngest child, Helen Dean Henshaw.5  

In 1982 Ira was living in/near New Market, Madison County, Alabama.9  

Ira Emmett Hinshaw died Jan 22 1982, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama; buried Neal Chapel Cemetery, Big Cove, Madison County, Alabama.1,5,9  

Ira changed the spelling of his name at some point, but his tombstone reads "Hinshaw".5

(photo)Photo: Ira Emmett Hinshaw & Nannie Helen Jacks and family 14

(photo)Photo: Ira Emmett Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 10

Social Security information for Ira Emmett Hinshaw: 418-28-4284


Sources

  1. Family lineage notes from Shannon Dale Byrd
  2. 1930 census, Colliers Precinct, Madison County, Alabama; roll T626-37, ED 14, page 6B, line #76, dwelling #105, family #105.
  3. 1940 census, Owens Crossroads, Madison County, Alabama; roll T627-57, ED 45-44, page 14B-15A, line #80.
  4. Epsie Hinshaw obituary.
  5. Contribution from Shannon Dale Byrd.
  6. 1900 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 43, page 289B-290A, line #99, dwelling #58, family #58.
  7. 1910 census, Harmony Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 59B, line #89, dwelling #192, family #192.
  8. 1920 census, Bishop, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 40, page 10A, line #45, dwelling #70, family #71.
  9. "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
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1920 census, Bishop, Jackson County, Alabama; roll T625-19, ED 40, page 10A, line #47, dwelling #71, family #72.
  13. Speculation.
  14. Photos courtesy of Shannon Dale Byrd ().


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