Asa Benton 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...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ Stephen Hinshaw (1797-1877) m Hannah Davis (1804-1881)
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1831-1925) m Mary Barker (1832-1923)
10.......... Francis Thomas Hinshaw (1858-1923) m Emma Jane Harvey (1858-1930)
11........... Asa Benton Hinshaw (1886-1917)
              +Bessie Gertrude Randall (1890-1978)
12............  Thelma Hinshaw (1911-1957) 1,2,3
12............  Florence Hinshaw (1914-2014) 1,2,3
Asa Benton Hinshaw     [ID 01126] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 27 1886, Poplar Ridge MM, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,4,5,6,7,8  

He married Bessie Gertrude Randall9,10,11 [Gertrude Randall1], Jul 23 19089,10,11, Hamilton County, Indiana9,10,11.  Bessie, daughter of Lincoln Randall & Martisha Armfield, was born Jan 4 1890, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,6,8,12  

Asa was shown in the 1909 city directory of Indianapolis, Indiana:13

Hinshaw Asa B, lab Crown Hill Cemetery, h 1050 Eugene.

Asa and Gertrude were shown in the 1910 census (May 13 1910), River Road, Washington Township, Marion County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Asa B, head-of-household, age 23, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 2 years; occupation: grain dealer, elevator; rented home.
Hinshaw, Gertrude, wife, age 20, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 2 years; no children.

On Jun 5 1917 Asa B. Hinshaw, age 30, registered for the World War I draft in Marion County, Indiana.  He declared he was born Dec 27 1886 in Carmel, Indiana, and was then residing in Nora, Indiana, a self-employed country grain dealer: "Hinshaw Elevator Co." of Nora, Marion County, Indiana.  He declared he was married with two children, and had two years previous military experience as an artillery private in the National Guard of Indiana.  He claimed an exemption due to "support of family also Quaker".  He was recorded as medium height, stout, blue eyes, dark brown hair.7  

Asa Benton Hinshaw died Dec 17 1917, buried Old Carmel Cemetery, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,8  Asa was killed at age 31 in a car-train crash at the Broad Ripple Monon crossing.1  Gertrude did not marry again.1  

Widow Gertrude and daughters were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), Westfield Pike Road, Washington Township, Marion County, Indiana:2

Hinshaw, Gertrude, head-of-household, age 30, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; widow; owned home (free); occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Thelma, daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Florence, daughter, age 5, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

Widow Gertrude and daughters were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 6325 Bellefontaine, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Gertrude, head-of-household, age 40, born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in North Carolina; widow; rented home; radio in home; occupation: chiropractor.
Hinshaw, Thelma, daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Florence, daughter, age 15, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.

Gertrude was shown in the 1932 city directory of Indianapolis, Indiana:13

Hinshaw Gertrude Dr chiropractor 6325 Bellefontaine apt 2 h do
Gertrude was shown in the 1935 city directory of Indianapolis, Indiana:13
Hinshaw Gertrude chiropractor 6325 Bellefontaine R202 h do apt 2
Gertrude was shown in the 1937 city directory of Indianapolis, Indiana:13
Hinshaw Gertrude chiropractor 6325 Bellefontaine av h do apt 2

Widow Gertrude was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 2 1940), 6325 Bellefontaine, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana:14

Hinshaw, Gertrude, head-of-household, [..age unclear..], born in Indiana; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same apartment; widow; rented home ($45/month rent); occupation: chiropractor; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.

Gertrude was shown in the 1952 city directory of Indianapolis, Indiana:13

Hinshaw Gertrude chiropractor 6325 Guilford av R2 h do

In 1978 Gertrude was still living in/near Indianapolis, Indiana.12  

Bessie died Apr - 1978, buried Section 3 Lot 18 Row 3, Old Carmel Cemetery, Hamilton County, Indiana.12

(photo)Photo: Thomas & Mary Barker Hinshaw family 15

Social Security information for Bessie Gertrude Randall: 316-40-3712


Sources

  1. Contribution from Waldo Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Washington Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T625-450, ED 18, page 3A, line #16, dwelling #59, family #59.
  3. 1930 census, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll T626-610, ED 453, page 9A, line 17, dwelling #433, family #445.
  4. "Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana", Part 6, 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.
  5. 1900 census, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 92, page 2B, line #96, dwelling #46, family #47.
  6. 1910 census, Washington Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T624-366, ED 23, page 9A, line #4, dwelling #184, family #186.
  7. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. http://www.findagrave.com.
  9. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 12, page 582).
  10. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. "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
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1940 census, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; roll T627-1131, ED 96-358, page 1A, line #4, household #2.
  15. Photo courtesy of Waldo Hinshaw.


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