Walter LeRoy 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............ Walter LeRoy Hinshaw (1898-1965)
               +Magdelene Houberg (1897-1952)
13.............  Helen L. Hinshaw (1920-2006) 1,2,3
13.............  Dorothy Irene Hinshaw (1921-1980) 1
13.............  Violet Hinshaw (c1924-c1981) 1
13.............  Robert Lawrence Hinshaw (1926-1995) 1,2
13.............  William Albert Hinshaw (1931-1996) 2,4
13.............  Walter Leroy Hinshaw (1936-1975) 2,5,6
Walter LeRoy Hinshaw     [ID 16019] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Mar 14 1898, Illinois.1,7,8,9  

On Sep 12 1918 Walter LeRoy Hinshaw, age 20, registered for the World War I draft in Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois.  He declared he was born March 14 1898, and was then residing in Pontiac where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was John Hinshaw of Pontiac.  He was recorded as tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair.10  

He married Magdelene Houberg, about 1918.1,5  Magdelene, daughter of Ole Lauridsen Houburg & Grace Flemming, was born Mar - 1897, Illinois.1,9,11,12  

Magdelene had apparently been briefly previously married to an -- Erschion, by whom she had a daughter Catherine/Katherine Erschion.1,6,9  

Walter and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19 1920), Owego Township, Livingston County, Illinois:9

Hinshaw, Walter, head-of-household, age 21, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; rented home; occupation: none.
Hinshaw, Magdelene, wife, age 22, born in Illinois; father born in Denmark; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Katherine, daughter, age 3 years 8 months, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Walter and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), Odell Township, Livingston County, Illinois:1

Hinshaw, Walter, head-of-household, age 32, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; first married at age 20; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Magdelene, wife, age 32, born in Illinois; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 20.
Hinshaw, Helen, daughter, age 10, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Dorothy, daughter, age 8, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Violet, daughter, age 6, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 3, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Erschion, Catherine, step-daughter, age 14, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Walter and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), Sunbury Township, Livingston County, Illinois:2

Hinshaw, Walter, head-of-household, age 41, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Livingston County, Illinois; rented farm ($2/month rent); occupation: farmer, farm.
Hinshaw, Magdelene, wife, age 41, born in Illinois; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Livingston County, Illinois.
Hinshaw, Helen, daughter, age 20, born in Illinois; completed 1 year of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Livingston County, Illinois.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 14, born in Illinois; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Livingston County, Illinois; attended school; occupation: farm laborer, farm.
Hinshaw, William, son, age 8, born in Illinois; completed 1st grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in rural Livingston County, Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Walter Jr., son, age 3, born in Illinois.

Magdelene died Dec 31 1952.4,13  

In 1965 Walter was living near Saunemin, Livingston County, Illinois.4  

Walter LeRoy Hinshaw died 1965.4  Medical: Walter died from cancer.4,13  


Sources

  1. 1930 census, Odell Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T626-533, ED 29, page 3B, line #62, dwelling #65, family #65.
  2. 1940 census, Sunbury Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T627-837, ED 53-52, page 7B, line #72, household #144.
  3. Obituary of Helen L. (Hinshaw) Connor.
  4. Contribution from Michael Thomas Hinshaw.
  5. Contribution from Kenneth Eugene Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Walter L. Hinshaw.
  7. 1900 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T623-318, ED 98, page 9B, line #89, dwelling #171, family #173.
  8. 1910 census, Eppards Point Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T624-303, ED 24, page 98B, line #91, dwelling #130, family #132.
  9. 1920 census, Owego Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T625-383, ED 37, page 4B, line #86, dwelling #91, family #92.
  10. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. 1900 census, 925 Hazel, Pontiac, Pontiac Township, Livingston County, Illinois; roll T623-318, ED 113, page 20B, line #86, dwelling #451, family #480.
  12. Ancestry Family Tree data by "mgmcgrory1"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Ancestry Family Tree data "Zimmer & Mikesell Family Tree" posted by "lanoreg".


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