Melvin Taliaferro 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....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ Jonathan Hinshaw (c1774-1859) m Ann McDaniel (c1775-?)
 9......... John Hinshaw (c1801-1885) m Hannah Carter (c1805-1887)
10.......... John E. Hinshaw (1831-1914) m Sarah "Sally" Moxley (1831-1920)
11........... Isaac Martin Hinshaw (1857-1938) m Emily Frances Winters (1862-1933)
12............ Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw (1878-1971)
               +Mildred A. Caudle (1879-1945)
13.............  Mary Hinshaw (c1915-) 1
Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw     [ID 13644] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw2,3 [Melvin Talifero Hinshaw4,5].

Born Jan 9 18782,3,5,6 [Jan 9 18794,7,8, about 18761], North Carolina2,3,5,6.  

The following article was published in "The Landmark" (Statesville, North Carolina) on Friday, June 7, 1901:9

The tenth annual closing of the Yadkinville Normal School occurred last Monday and Tuesday, May 27th and 28th.  The exercises, as usual, were of a high order, consisting of orations and essays by the finishing class, recitations and songs.  Misses Blanch Royall and Bettie Taylor and Messrs. Will Hutchens and Melvin Hinshaw composed the finishing class this year and were each given diplomas presented by the principal, Prof. Dixon, in a most appropriate and profound speech.  The exercises were very entertaining and enjoyable all through.

He married Mildred A. Caudle, 1909.1,8,10,11  Mildred, daughter of Jonathan J. Caudle & Hannah Jane Hinshaw, was born Feb 7 1879, Yadkin County, North Carolina.6,8,11,12,13  

Melvin and Mildred were first cousins.  

Melvin and Mildred were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 25 1910), South Main St., Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina:8

Hinshaw, Melvin T., head-of-household, age 31, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 6 months; occupation: teacher; rented home.
Hinshaw, Mildred A., wife, age 31, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first marriage, married 6 months; occupation: student; attended school.

Melvin served as the ninth president of Rutherford College (Burke County, North Carolina), 1911-1925.14  

On Sep 12 1918 Melvin Taliafero Hinshaw, age 40, registered for the World War I draft in Burke County, North Carolina.  He declared he was born January 9 1878, and was then residing at Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina.  His occupation was shown as [..unclear..], Rutherford College.  He declared his nearest relative as I. M. Hinshaw of Rutherford College.  He was recorded as medium height, blue eyes, dark hair.3  

Melvin and Mildred were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 27 1920), Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina:6

Hinshaw, Melvin T., head-of-household, age 42, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; occupation: teacher, college.
Hinshaw, Mildred A., wife, age 41, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.

Melvin and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 17 1930), Main Street, Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina:1

Hinshaw, Melvin T., head-of-household, age 54, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; owned home; first married at age 34; occupation: teacher, public school; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Mildred A., wife, age 53, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 33.
Hinshaw, Mary, adopted daughter, age 15, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.

Mildred died Aug 10 1945, Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina; age 66y 6m 3d.10,11,12  

Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw was noted in "Who Was Who in America". Volume 6, 1974-1976.15  

In 1971 Melvin was living in/near Jonesville, Yadkin County, North Carolina.2  

Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw died Mar 28 1971 at his home, Yadkin County, North Carolina age 93, buried Mar 30 1971, Harmony Grove Friends Church, Yadkinville, Yadkin County, North Carolina.2,4,5,11

(photo)Photo: Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw between 1911 and 1925 14

(photo)Photo: Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 3

Social Security information for Melvin Taliaferro Hinshaw: 243-60-2150


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Rutherford College, Lovelady Township, Burke County, North Carolina; roll T626-1677, ED 10, page 1A, line #34, dwelling #7, family #7.
  2. "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
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Contribution from Charles Hilliard ().
  5. Death certificate for Dr. Melvin Talifero Hinshaw;
    North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, Rutherford College, Lovelady Township, Burke County, North Carolina; roll T625-1287, ED 15, page 5A, line #21, dwelling #385, family #393.
  7. 1900 census, Deep Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; ED 135, page 17A (49), line #28, dwelling #311, family #323.
  8. 1910 census, Rutherford College, Lovelady Township, Burke County, North Carolina; roll T624-1100, ED 4, page 47A, line #14, dwelling #153, family #154.
  9. "The Landmark", Jun 7 1901; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Contribution from Ron Collins () citing:
    "Cemeteries of Yadkin County", by Carl C. Hoots.
  11. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Death certificate for Mildred Caudle Hinshaw;
    North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1900 census, Deep Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina; roll T623-1225, ED 135, page 10A, line #16, dwelling #182, family #188.
  14. Rutherford College: http://www.brevard.edu/nc_echo/r_pres_hinshaw.htm.
  15. Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI); http://www.ancestry.com.


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