Paul Edwin 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........ Abel Hinshaw (1799-1876) m Nancy Bookout (1799-1882)
 9......... Jacob B. Hinshaw (1824-1901) m Mary M. Carter (1826-1908)
10.......... Meredith Hinshaw (1846-1922) m Mary Ellen Fudge (1847-1934)
11........... David Adelmar Hinshaw (1869-?) m Mary Etta Rich (1873-1944)
12............ Samuel Meredith Hinshaw (1891-1958) m Edna Agnes Reece (1891-1961)
13............. Paul Edwin Hinshaw (1920-2000)
                +Mary R. Engle (1920-1998)
14..............  Terry Max Hinshaw (1941-) 1,2,3
14..............  Shirley Jean Hinshaw (1942-) 1,2,3
Paul Edwin Hinshaw     [ID 11504] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 9 1920, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.1,3,4,5,6  

He married Mary R. Engle, Oct 7 1939.1,7  Mary, daughter of Elbried A. + Hazel Engle, was born Aug 31 1920, Indiana.4,6,8  

Paul and Mary were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana:6

Hinshaw, Paul, head-of-household, age 20, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented farm ($4/month rent); occupation: labor, farm; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $520 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Mary, wife, age 19, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Living next door in 1940 were Paul's parents and sister.9  

In 1944 Paul and Mary were living near Winchester, Indiana.8  

In 1998 Paul and Mary were living in/near Perryville, Perry County, Missouri.4  

Mary died Jul 22 1998.4  

Paul Edwin Hinshaw died Jan 11 2000, Independence Court, Perryville, Perry County, Missouri; buried Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.1,4  

Paul's obituary was published in the Perryville, Missouri "Sun Times" on January 12, 2000:1

Paul E. Hinshaw

A funeral will be held Saturday, January 15, 2000 for 79-year-old Paul E. Hinshaw of Perryville who died Tuesday, January 11th at Independence Court in Perryville.  

He was born March 9th, 1920 in Winchester, Indiana, the son of Samuel M. and Edna (Reece) Hinshaw, who both preceded in death.  

He married Mary R. Engle on October 7th, 1939.  She preceded in death.  

One son, Max, and his wife, Mary Lou, Hinshaw of Olympia, Washington, survive him.  

One daughter also survives: Shirley Smith of Perryville.  

A brother, Richard Hinshaw of Winchester, Indiana and a sister, Mildred Snell of Punta Gorda, Florida, also survives him.  

Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive him.  

A sister and an infant brother also preceded him in death.  

He was a partner and the president of BBL Buildings since 1976 in Perryville.  

He was also a member of Friends Church in Lynn, Indiana; a lifetime member of the Perryville Optimist Club; member of the National Frame Builders Association and was inducted into the NFBA Hall of Fame in 1995.  

Visitation will be Thursday, January 13th from 4-8 p.m. at the Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.  

Visitation will be Friday, January 14th from 5-8 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home in Lynn, Indiana.  

A funeral for 79-year-old Paul E. Hinshaw of Perryville will be held Saturday, January 15th at 1 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home in Lynn, Indiana.  Burial in the Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester, Indiana.  The Rev. Bill Medlin will officiate.  

Memorials are preferred to the Southeast Hospice.

Social Security information for Paul Edwin Hinshaw: 308-12-6476

Social Security information for Mary R. Engle: 309-16-5771


  1. Obituary of Paul E. Hinshaw, the Perryville "Sun Times" archives:
  2. Obituary of Paul E. Hinshaw.
  3. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1994;
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. 1930 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T626-624, ED 17, page 1B, line #76, dwelling #23, family #23.
  6. 1940 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T627-1089, ED 68-17, page 3A, line #8, household #44.
  7. Contribution from Kristin (Oeffinger) Hinshaw.
  8. Obituary of Elbried Engle; Randolph County, Indiana obituary transcripts; USGenWeb Archives:
  9. 1940 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T627-1089, ED 68-17, page 3A, line #10, household #45.

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