Willet Aaron 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....... Benjamin Hinshaw (1738-1840) m Elisabeth Hinshaw (1750-1823)
 8........ Jacob A. Hinshaw (1778-1826) m Phebe Allen (1789-1869)
 9......... Thomas J. Hinshaw (1822-1896) m Sarah Mills (1826-1904)
10.......... Aaron M. Hinshaw (1846-1926) m Emily J. Beard (1842-1930)
11........... Willet Aaron Hinshaw (1885-?)
              +Pearl Plummer (1884-1961)
12............  Marjorie Hinshaw (c1907-) 1,2,3
12............  Llewellyn Kendrick Hinshaw (1909-1987) 1,2,3,4,5,6
Willet Aaron Hinshaw     [ID 13978] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Jul 27 1885, Kansas.1,2,7,8,9  

He married Pearl Plummer1,3,4 [Perle Plummer3, Edith P. Plummer9, Edith Pearl Pigg10], about 19061,3,4, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa1,3,4.  Pearl, daughter of Thomas J. Plummer, was born Nov 20 1884, Iowa.1,2,3,10,11  

Willet and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), 1620 35th Street, Los Angeles, California:1

Hinshaw, Willet, head-of-household, age 24, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Iowa; first marriage, married 4 years; occupation: fruit dealer, own wagon; rented home.
Hinshaw, Pearl, wife, age 25, born in Iowa; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 4 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Marjorie, daughter, age 3, born in Iowa; father born in Kansas; mother born in Iowa.
Hinshaw, Kendric, son, age 1, born in California; father born in Kansas; mother born in Iowa.
Living next door in 1910 were Willet's parents and family.12  

On Sep 12 1912 Willet Aaron Hinshaw, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.  He declared he was born July 27 1885, and was then residing at 1520 W. 5th St. in Des Moines, occupied as an insurance agent employed by Bankers Life Insurance.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Mrs. Edith P. Hinshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.9  

Willett and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 5 1920), 1520 Fifth Street, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:2

Hinshaw, Willett A., head-of-household, age 34, born in Kansas; father born in Iowa; mother born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: salesman, life ins. co.
Hinshaw, Perle, wife, age 34, born in Iowa; parents born in U.S.
Hinshaw, Marjorie, daughter, age 13, born in Iowa; father born in Kansas; mother born in Iowa; attended school.
Hinshaw, Kendrick, son, age 11, born in California; father born in Kansas; mother born in Iowa; attended school.

Willet and family were shown in the 1925 Iowa state census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa:3

Hinshaw, Willet, head-of-household, age 39, born in Kansas; father: Hinshaw, Aaron M, age 79, birthplace unknown; mother: Beard, Emma, age 74, born in Iowa; parents married in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; completed 8th grade; church: protestant.
Hinshaw, Perle, wife, age 40, born in Iowa; father: Plummer, Thomas J, born in Indiana; mother: "not known", born in Indiana; parents married in Indiana; completed 4 years of college; church: protestant.
Hinshaw, Marjorie, daughter, age 18, born in Iowa; father: Hinshaw, Willet A, age 39, born in Kansas; mother: Plummer, Perle P, age 40, born in Iowa; parents married in Des Moines, Iowa; completed 1 year of college; attended school 6 months; church: protestant.
Hinshaw, Kendrick, son, age 15, born in California; father: Hinshaw, Willet A, age 39, born in Kansas; mother: Plummer, Perle P, age 40, born in Iowa; parents married in Des Moines, Iowa; completed 8th grade; attended school 8 months; church: protestant.

Pearl died Sep 2 1961, buried Monett Cemetery, Hwy 37, Monett, Lawrence County, Missouri.11

(photo)Photo: Edith Perle Plummer gravestone Monett IOOF Cemetery 11,13


Sources

  1. 1910 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T624-80, ED 225, page 4A, line #8, dwelling #80, family #82.
  2. 1920 census, 4th Ward, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T625-509, ED 138, page 4A, line #15, dwelling #61, family #89.
  3. 1925 Iowa state census, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. California Birth Index, 1905-10; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cabirthm.htm.
  7. Iowa State Census, 1895; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. 1900 census, 1st Ward, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; roll T623-453, ED 69, page 27B, line #78, dwelling #506, family #579.
  9. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1900 census, Riverside, Iowa Township, Washington County, Iowa; roll T623-464, ED 115, page 6B, line #67, dwelling #132, family #132.
  11. Burials in Monett IOOF Cemetery, Barry County, Missouri; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobarry/cemetery/monett/h-1.htm.
  12. 1910 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T624-80, ED 225, page 4A, line #4, dwelling #79, family #81.
  13. Photo by Jay Trace (), with his permission.


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