Jesse Zear 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........ Ezra Hinshaw (1797-1874) m Jane Woodward (1798-1882)
 9......... Jesse Hinshaw (1824-1901) m Julia Hadley (1824-1892)
10.......... Milo R. Hinshaw (1863-1930) m Ida R. Zear (1865-1946)
11........... Jesse Zear Hinshaw (1890-1950)
              +Alda Faith Chandler (c1894-)
              +Mary Ellen Thompson (1912-1985)
12............  James Milo Hinshaw (1938-1983) 1,2,3
12............  Carolyn Ann Hinshaw (1940-) 1,2
Jesse Zear Hinshaw     [ID 01377] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 24 18903,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11, Brighton, Washington County, Iowa3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 [Richland, Keokuk County, Iowa12].  

The following article was published in "The Ottumwa Courier" (Ottumwa, Iowa) on Wednesday, March 11, 1903:13

Woolson

...  

Zear Hinshaw is suffering with a severe case of inflammatory rheumatism.

Zehr Hinshaw graduated in the class of 1908 from Richland High School, Richland, Iowa.14  

He married Alda Faith Chandler, Jun 4 1913, Packwood, Jefferson County, Iowa.4,15  Alda, daughter of Charles D. Chandler & Ellen/Ella M. Anderson, was born about 1894, Packwood, Iowa.10,11,15,16  

On Dec 30 1914 Zear F. [sic] Hinshaw was appointed Postmaster of Packwood, Jefferson County, Iowa.17  He seems to have stayed in that position until the next Postmaster was appointed on Apr 19 1919.17  

On Jun 5 1917 Jesse Zear Hinshaw, age 27, registered for the World War I draft in Jefferson County, Iowa.  He declared he was born April 24 1890 in Richland, Iowa, and was then residing in Packwood, Iowa, occupied as a garageman, married with a dependent wife.  He was recorded as tall, slim, blue eyes, light hair.12  

Jesse was shown in the 1918 city directory of Rock Island, Illinois:18

Hinshaw Zear, trav, rms 4400 7th av

Jesse and Alda were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Jefferson Township, Henry County, Iowa:10

Hinshaw, J Zear, head-of-household, age 29, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Alta [or Alda - unclear] F., wife, age 26, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa.

Jesse was in the grocery business in Washington, Iowa.8  

Jesse and Alda were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 516 N. 2nd Ave., Washington, Washington County, Iowa:11

Hinshaw, J. Zear, head-of-household, age 39, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 23; rented home ($15 rent); radio in home; occupation: manager, grocery; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Alda F., wife, age 36, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 20; occupation: asst. mgr., grocery.

No known children from this marriage.  

Jesse and Alda apparently divorced or separated.  Alda was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 16 1940), living with her parents and brother in Seattle, King County, Washington:16

Hinshaw, Alda, head-of-household, age 46, born in Iowa; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa; widow; rented home ($40/month rent).
Chandler, Ward A, brother, age 36, born in Iowa; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa; occupation: machinist, Boeing Aeroplane; worked 51 weeks in 1939; $1700 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Chandler, Helen, sister-in-law, age 27, born in Iowa; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa; occupation: waitress, restaurant; worked 21 weeks in 1939; $210 wages in 1939.
Chandler, Chas D, father, age 78, born in Iowa; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa.
Chandler, Ella M, mother, age 70, born in Iowa; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa.

He then married Mary Ellen Thompson.1,8  Mary was born Jan 28 1912, Iowa.3,7,8,9  

Jesse and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1936 city directory of Muscatine, Iowa:18

Hinshaw J Zear (Mary) gro 201 W 2d h do

Jesse and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), 201 West Second Street, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa:3

Hinshaw, J Zear, head-of-household, age 49, born in Iowa; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa; rented home ($10/month rent); occupation: manager, grocery; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $520 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Mary E, wife, age 27, born in Iowa; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Washington, Washington County, Iowa.
Hinshaw, James M, son, age 1, born in Iowa.

Jesse and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1940 city directory of Muscatine, Iowa:18

Hinshaw J Zear (Mary E) gro 201 W 2d h do
Jesse and Mary Ellen were shown in the 1946 city directory of Muscatine, Iowa:18
Hinshaw Zear (Mary) r701 Spring

Jesse Zear Hinshaw died Jan - 1950, buried Richland Friends Cemetery, Richland, Keokuk County, Iowa.1,7,8,9  

At the time of his death Jesse was living in West Chester, Washington County, Iowa.8  

Mary was shown in the 1954 city directory of Iowa City, Iowa:18

Nurses
Hinshaw Mary 809 Iowa av

Mary Ellen remarried to Charles T. Minick, Apr 6 1959, Washington, Iowa.19  Charles had been previously married to Hilda Leah Richardson, who had died Oct 8 1950.19  

Charles T. Minick died Jul 25 1959, Veterans Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa19

Mary was shown in the 1959 city directory of Iowa City, Iowa:18

Minick Mary nurse SUI Hosp h521 N Dubuque

Mary died Oct 28 1985, buried Richland Friends Cemetery, Richland, Keokuk County, Iowa.1,7,8,9  

Mary Ellen's obituary was published in "The Perry Chief" (Perry, Iowa) on October 31, 1985.20

(photo)Photo: Jesse Zear Hinshaw & Mary Ellen Thompson gravestone Richland Friends' Cemetery 9

Social Security information for Jesse Zear Hinshaw: 482-05-1158

Social Security information for Mary Ellen Thompson: 482-10-6759


Sources

  1. Contribution from Carolyn Ann Hinshaw McNeill.
  2. Obituary of Charles T. Minick; posted Nov 7 2012 by Patricia Baker () to the Washington County, Iowa obituaries message board:
    http://iagenweb.org/boards/washington/obituaries/index.cgi?rev=413501.
  3. 1940 census, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa; roll T627-1186, ED 70-12, page 1B, line #45, household #12.
  4. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  5. 1900 census, Black Hawk Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; roll T623-439, ED 41, page 3B, line #71, dwelling #69, family #70.
  6. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Fairfield, Fairfield Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; roll T624-408, ED 48, page 129A, line #10, dwelling #362, family #384.
  7. "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
  8. Query posting by Dixie Richardson () on http://www.genexchange.org.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. 1920 census, Jefferson Township, Henry County, Iowa; roll T625-493, ED 35, page 4A, line #48, dwelling #76, family #76.
  11. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Washington, Washington Township, Washington County, Iowa; roll T626-687, ED 25, page 10A, line #45, dwelling #279, family #307.
  12. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. "The Ottumwa Courier", Mar 11 1903; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. U.S. School Yearbooks; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. 1940 census, Seattle, King County, Washington; roll T627-4377, ED 40-118, page 13A, line #5, household #320.
  17. U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. Obituary of Charles T. Minick; posted Nov 7 2012 by Patricia Baker () to the Washington County, Iowa obituaries message board:
    http://iagenweb.org/boards/washington/obituaries/index.cgi?rev=413501.
  20. The Obituary Daily Times archives: http://www.rootsweb.com/~obituary.


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