Betty Louella 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....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1738-1840) m Elisabeth Hinshaw (1750-1823)
 8........ Jacob A. Hinshaw (1778-1826) m Phebe Allen (1789-1869)
 9......... Thomas J. Hinshaw (1822-1896) m Sarah Mills (1826-1904)
10.......... Thomas Delma Hinshaw (1873-1944) m Mabel Rogene Lawrence (1876-1965)
11........... Asahel Delma Hinshaw (1899-1959) m Bessie Estelle Guthrie (c1901-)
12............ Betty Louella Hinshaw (1923-2005)
               +James Lowell Russell, Jr. (1928-2012)
Betty Louella Hinshaw     [ID 11836] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 20 1923, Kansas.1,2,3  

Betty and her mother were shown in the 1940 city directory of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:4

Hinshaw Bessie E Mrs waiter Sanders & Johnson r1383 N Mentor av
Hinshaw Betty L waiter Sanders & Johnson r1383 N Mentor av
Betty was shown in the 1945 city directory of Santa Barbara, California:
Hinshaw Betty L stdt nurse S B C H r320 W Pueblo

She married James Lowell Russell, Jr., Aug 26 1950, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,5  James, son of James Lowell Russell, Sr. & Matilda C. Albertson1, was born Sep 22 19281 [Sep 2 19285], Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts1 [Chelsea, Massachusetts5].  


James Lowell Russell, III, born Mar 10 1958; married Wanda --.
Richard Warren "Rick" Russell, born Jan 16 1961, Landstuhl, Germany; married Wendy --.

Betty Louella Hinshaw died Feb 14 2005, Olympia, Washington.1,2,5  

Betty's obituary was published in "The Olympian" (Olympia, Washington) on Feb 27 2005 and again on Mar 6 2005:2

Betty Luella Russell

10/20/23 -- 2/14/05 Betty, a retired registered nurse and an Olympia resident since 1980, passed away February 14, 2005 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Betty is survived by her husband, James L. Russell, Jr.; two sons, James III (Wanda) and Rick (Wendy); and two grandsons, Tucker and Jason.  A celebration of her life will be held at Mills & Mills Funeral Home, 5725 Littlerock Road S.W., Tumwater, Washington, on Sunday, March 13, 2005, at 2:30 p.m.  Betty will forever be in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.  In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations mailed to Providence Sound Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 5008, Olympia, Washington, 98509.

On Jun 5 2005 Jim remarried to Christina Brewis.5  

James died May 22 2012, Cathedral City, California.5  

Jim's obituary was published in "The Olympian" (Olympia, Washington) on August 15, 2012:5

James (Jim) L. Russell, Jr., Colonel, United States Army (retired), passed away on May 22, 2012, in Cathedral City, California.  He was born September 2, 1928, in Chelsea, Massachusetts.  Jim grew up with two brothers, Francis and Charles, and his sister, Anne.  Jim married Betty Luella Hinshaw on August 26, 1950.  They were married for fifty-five years until Betty passed away on February 14, 2005.  Jim married his second wife, Christina Brewis, on June 5, 2005.  Jim and Chris lived in Olympia, Washington and moved to Cathedral City, California, due to medical issues.  Jim was an honorable man who always did what was right, even when it was not easy.  He will be deeply missed by his wife Christina, his brother Frank, his sister Anne, his sons Jim (Wanda), Rick (Wendy) and Dan (Laurie), his daughter Diane (Michael) and his grandchildren Tucker, Lisa, Jena, Michael and Jensen.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Charlie and his grandson Jason.  Jim will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, great grandchildren and many friends.  A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 19, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at Mills and Mills Funeral home in Tumwater, Washington.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project would be greatly appreciated by the family.

(photo)Photo: Betty Luella Hinshaw 2


  1. Contribution from Larry Hinshaw.
  2. Obituary of Betty Luella Russell; "The Olympian", 2/27/2005 & 3/6/2005:
  3. 1940 census, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-240, ED 19-434, page 13A.
  4. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta);
  5. Obituary of James Russell, Jr.; "The Olympian", Aug 15 2012:

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