Bessie L. 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......... Greenbury B. Hinshaw (1841-1915) m Rachel Barnes (1844-1905)
10.......... Nelson Hinshaw (1862-1934) m Margaret Adeline Craig (1866-1905)
11........... Herschel Greenberry Hinshaw (1896-1962) m Eva M. VanDemus (1904-1976)
12............ Bessie L. Hinshaw (1924-2004)
               +William A. Hoy 
               +Charles Austin 
Bessie L. Hinshaw     [ID 13160] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Bessie L. Hinshaw1,2 [Bess L. Hinshaw3,4,5, Beth Hinshaw6].

Born Aug 24 19241,2,5 [Aug 24 19204], Indiana1,2,5.  

She married William A. Hoy.4  

She then married Charles Austin4 [Chuck Austin6].  

In 2003 Bess was living in Sun City, Riverside County, California.5,6  

Bessie L. Hinshaw died Oct 3 2004.4,5  

Bessie's obituary was published in "The Courier Times" (New Castle, Indiana) on October 3, 2004:4

Bess Hoy Austin

Bess Hoy Austin, 80, of Sun City, Calif., died Oct. 3 following an extended illness.  

She was a 1942 New Lisbon High School graduate and worked at First National Bank.  She moved to San Diego, Calif., in 1950.  She was born Aug. 24, 1920, in Henry County, a daughter of Herschel and Eva Van Demis Hinshaw.  

She is survived by her second husband, Charles; her daughter, Jan (husband: Mike) Carpenter; two sisters, Carolyn (husband: Gary) Grim and Dorothy Ryan; six brothers, Harold (wife: Betty) Hinshaw, Joe (wife: Marlene) Hinshaw, Dick (wife: Bonnie) Hinshaw, Bill (wife; Jo) Hinshaw, Carl (wife: Vickie) Hinshaw and Gerald (wife: Gloria) Hinshaw; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Rickie Hoy; and her first husband, William A. Hoy; two brothers, Robert and Charlie; three sisters, Margaret, Betty and Eula Mae.  

Services were held at Miller-Jones Mortuary of Sun City, Calif.

Social Security information for Bessie L. Hinshaw: 312-20-5315


  1. 1930 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T626-592, ED 12, page 1A, line #32, family #12.
  2. 1940 census, Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T627-1052, ED 33-28B, page 3A, line #15, household #43.
  3. Contribution from Ron Dick.
  4. Obituary of Bess Hoy Austin; "The Courier Times", Oct 3 2004:
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Obituary of Charles Nelson Hinshaw.

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