Merle Orville 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..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Elizabeth Belshaw 
 6...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (1757-1825) m Rebecca Marshill (1762-1836)
 8........ Simon Hinshaw (1785-1852) m Rebecca Hobson (1784-1855)
 9......... Zeno Hinshaw (1808-1873) m Rachel Williams (1813-1873)
10.......... Silas G. Hinshaw (1843-1922) m Rebecca A. Breckenridge (1842-1910)
11........... John Z. M. Hinshaw (1869-1943) m May Bell Livingston (1879-1940)
12............ Merle Orville Hinshaw (1908-1959)
               +Alta Harris (1915-1947)
13.............  Mary Hinshaw (c1933-) 1,2
13.............  Francis Merle Hinshaw  1
13.............  Larry Hinshaw  1,3
13.............  Anabell Hinshaw (c1935-) 1,2
13.............  Patsy Hinshaw (1938-1938) 1,4
13.............  John D. Hinshaw (1939-1984) 1,2
13.............  Kay Hinshaw  1,3
13.............  Richard L. Hinshaw (1944-2014) 1,3
13.............  James Hinshaw (1947-1947) 1,4
               +Edna D. - (1908-1989)
Merle Orville Hinshaw     [ID 13237] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Merle Orville Hinshaw1,5,6 [Merril O. Hinshaw7, Murrel Orville Hinshaw3,8, Myrl Hinshaw9].

Born 1908, Ocoya, Livingston County, Illinois.1,2,5,7,8  

He married Alta Harris6 [Lula Alta Harris1,3], about 19316.  Alta, daughter of Edward Brazil Harris & Sarah Ellen/Ella Loper, was born Jun 26 1915, Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,4  

A 50 year retrospective was published in the "Daily Leader" (Pontiac, Illinois) on Dec 3 1971:6

December 3, 1931
...  
A marriage license has been issued to Merle Hinshaw, Ocoya, and Alta Harris, Chenoa.

Murrel and Alta were shown in the 1935 city directory of Pontiac, Illinois:10

Hinshaw Murrel (Alta; 2) lab h622 Cleary
Murrel and Alta were shown in the 1939 city directory of Pontiac, Illinois:10
Hinshaw Murrel O (Alta L; 2) lab h ws Natl Hwy No 66 3 s of Rodeno sq
Murrel and Alta were shown in the 1940 city directory of Pontiac, Illinois:10
Hinshaw O Murrel (Alta L; 3) lab h701 Timber

Murrel and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 22 1940), 701 Timber St., Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois:2

Henshaw, Mural, head-of-household, age 32, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; rented home ($12/month rent); occupation: laborer, railroad; worked 51 weeks in 1939; $650 wages in 1939.
Henshaw, Alta, wife, age 24, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town.
Henshaw, Mary, daughter, age 7, born in Illinois; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; attended school.
Henshaw, Anabell, daughter, age 5, born in Illinois; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town.
Henshaw, John, son, age 1, born in Illinois.

Murrel and Alta were shown in the 1945 city directory of Pontiac, Illinois:10

Hinshaw Murriel (Alta) mach opr ARRCo h1415 N Aurora

Alta died Aug 10 1947, Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois; age 32.1,4  

He then married Edna D. -.1  Edna was born May 22 1908.1,11,12  

Merle Orville Hinshaw died Feb - 1959, buried Payne Cemetery, Chenoa, Livingston County, Illinois.1  

Edna was shown in the 1959 city directory of Pontiac, Illinois:10

Hinshaw Clifford plant wkr Johnson Press r Chenoa Ill
Hinshaw Edna hsekpr Livingston County Nursing Home & Farm r US Highway 66

Edna died Oct 29 1989.12

(photo)Photo: Merle Orville Hinshaw family gravestone Payne Cemetery 1

Social Security information for Edna D. -: 337-18-8801


Sources

  1. http://www.findagrave.com.
  2. 1940 census, Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T627-837, ED 53-36, page 15A, line #27, household #397.
  3. Richard L. Hinshaw obituary.
  4. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1910 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T624-303, ED 24, page 98B, line #91, dwelling #130, family #132.
  6. "Daily Leader" (Pontiac, Illinois), Dec 3 1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1920 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T625-383, ED 25, page 5B, line #87, dwelling #92, family #124.
  8. 1930 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T626-533, ED 13, page 6A, line #47, dwelling #122, family #122.
  9. Livingston County, Illinois, Farmers Directory, 1917; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2; 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


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