Merle Ralph 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....... William Hinshaw (1759-1807) m Margaret Hunt (1765-1828)
 8........ William Hinshaw (1804-1887) m Nancy Jane Woodward Rhodes (?-c1846)
 9......... Joseph Rhoads Hinshaw (1843-1918) m Sarah Jane Bench (1842-1920)
10.......... Guy William Hinshaw (1878-1960) m Martha Elizabeth Gilbert (1887-1964)
11........... Merle Ralph Hinshaw (1921-2002)
              +Vivian Brinegar 
12............  Helen Hinshaw  1,2
Merle Ralph Hinshaw     [ID 13265] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Merle Ralph Hinshaw3,4,5,6,7 [Ralph James McGee7].

Born Jun 27 1921, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.3,4,5,6  

Ralph was adopted by Guy & Martha Hinshaw.  His birth name was Ralph James McGee, but was changed to Merle Ralph Hinshaw.7  

Merle served time in Idaho State Penitentiary for burglary.7  

He married Vivian Brinegar.3  

Merle Ralph Hinshaw died Feb 5 2002, Wakefield, Clay County, Kansas; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.3,4,6,7  

Merle's obituary was published in "The Topeka Capital-Journal" (Topeka, Kansas) on Feb 7 2002:3

WAKEFIELD -- Merle R. Hinshaw, 80, Wakefield, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at a Wakefield nursing home.  

Mr. Hinshaw worked for Key Milling Inc. in Clay Center.  

He was born June 27, 1921, in Clay Center, the son of Guy and Martha Gilbert Hinshaw.  He attended Clay Center schools.  

He married Vivian Brinegar.  They were divorced.  

Survivors include a daughter, Hellen Haken, Twin Falls, Idaho.  

Committal services and burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Cemetery in Clay Center.  Mr. Hinshaw will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home in Clay Center.

Another obituary was published in "The Salina Journal" (Salina, Kansas) on Feb 7 2002:4

Merle R. Hinshaw

WAKEFIELD -- Merle R. Hinshaw, 80, Wakefield, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002.  

Mr. Hinshaw was born June 27, 1921, at Clay Center.  He worked for Key Milling, Clay Center.  

Survivors include a daughter, Helen Haken of Twin Falls, Idaho.  

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center.  

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh, Clay Center 67432.

Social Security information for Merle Ralph Hinshaw: 510-14-6923


  1. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw; "The Topeka Capital-Journal", Feb 7 2002.
  2. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw.
  3. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw; "The Topeka Capital-Journal", Feb 7 2002:
  4. Obituary of Merle R. Hinshaw; "The Salina Journal", Feb 7 2002:
  5. 1930 census, Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas; roll T626-697, ED 9, page 3B, line #55, dwelling #80, family #80.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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