Leroy Fay Hinshaw

 1. Leroy Fay Hinshaw (1883-1940)
    +May Vance (1887-1961)
 2..  Clyde L. Hinshaw (c1904-) 1
 2..  Vera Margaret Hinshaw (1908-1954) 1,2,3
 2..  Helen Barbara Hinshaw (1915-1977) 1,4,5
 2..  Margaret K. Hinshaw (1917-) 1,4,6,7
Leroy Fay Hinshaw     [ID 16600] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Leroy Fay Hinshaw1,2,8 [Leroy Fray Hinshaw9].

Born Jan 24 1883, Indiana.2,9,10,11,12  (c1885, Indiana).1,4  

Leroy was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 11 1900), living in a boarding house in Akron, Summit County, Ohio:10

Henshaw, Leroy F., roomer, age 17, born Jan 1883 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: electrician.

Leroy was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 29 1910), living in a boarding house at 821 4th Ave., Spokane, Washington:11

Henshaw, Leroy F, lodger, age 27, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; single; occupation: electrician, telephone.

He married May Vance1,6,13 [Mae Vance4, Flora Mae Vance12].  May, daughter of - Vance & Flora McLeod, was born Oct 24 1887, Nova Scotia, Canada.3,4  (c1885).1  (c1883).12,14  

On Jan 24 1915 Leroy and family crossed the border from Canada at Port Huron, Michigan:14

Hinshaw, Mary, age 32, born Halifax, Nova Scotia; Canadian; last address: Halifax, Nova Scotia; nearest relative: mother [..unclear..] Vance, Halifax, Nova Scotia; final destination: Sacramento, California; last in the U.S. 1910, departed Oct 1914; joining husband Leroy F Hinshaw, 2026 'J', Sacramento..
Hinshaw, Clyde, age 11, born in Halifax; Canadian; last address: Halifax; nearest relative: grandmother Flora Vance, Halifax, Nova Scotia; final destination: Sacramento, California; last in the U.S. 1910, departed Oct 1914.
Hinshaw, Vera, age 6, born in Halifax; Canadian; last address: Halifax; nearest relative: grandmother Flora Vance, Halifax, Nova Scotia; final destination: Sacramento, California; last in the U.S. 1910, departed Oct 1914.

Leroy was shown in the 1918 city directory of Sacramento, California:15

Hinshaw Leroy F switchbdmn PT&TCo h 1801 F

On Sep 12 1918 Leroy Fray Hinshaw, age 35, registered for the World War I draft in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.  He declared he was born Jan. 24 1883, and was then residing at 945 Willow, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, an electrician employed by Bell Telephone Co. of Nevada.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. L.F. Henshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.9  

Leroy and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 10 1920), Harmon Court, Oakland, Alameda County, California:1

Hinshaw, LeRoy F., head-of-household, age 35, born in Indiana; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Indiana; rented home; electrician.
Hinshaw, May V. [initial unclear], wife, age 35, born in Nova Scotia; parents born in Nova Scotia; immigrated 1913, naturalized 1913.
Hinshaw, Clyde L., son, age 16, born in Nova Scotia; father born in Indiana; mother born in Nova Scotia; immigrated 1913, naturalized 1913; electrician.
Hinshaw, Vera M., daughter, age 11, born in Nova Scotia; father born in Indiana; mother born in Nova Scotia; immigrated 1913, naturalized 1913; attended school.
Hinshaw, [..unclear..] B., daughter, age 4 years 9 months, born in California; father born in Indiana; mother born in Nova Scotia.
Hinshaw, Margaret R. [unclear], daughter, age 2 years ? months [unclear], born in California; father born in Indiana; mother born in Nova Scotia.

Leroy and son Clyde were shown in the 1920 city directory of Reno, Nevada:15

Hinshaw Clyde D, elec, r 815 Jones
Hinshaw Leroy F, repr Bell Tel Co, h 815 Jones
Leroy and son Clyde were shown in the 1922 city directory of Oakland, Alameda County, California:15
Hinshaw Clyde L elec r 987a 35th
Hinshaw LeRoy F elec h 987a 35th
Leroy was also shown in the 1922 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Leroy F reprmn P T & T Co r 633 Civic Center
Leroy and family were shown in the 1923 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Clyde L garage 2325 Macdonald r2209 Roosevelt av
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) elec P T & T Co h2209 Roosevelt av
Leroy and family were shown in the 1925 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Clyde L clk r425 21st
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) rprmn PT&TCo h425 21st
Leroy and family were shown in the 1926 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Clyde L clk r 425 21st
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) rprmn PT&TCo h 425 21st
Leroy and family were shown in the 1927 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) reprmn P T & T Co h1400 Bissell av
Hinshaw Vera tel opr r1400 Bissell av
Leroy and Mae were shown in the 1929 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) h512 Bissell av

Leroy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2-3 1930), 414 Eighth Street, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:4

Hinshaw, Le Roy F., head-of-household, age 44, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 28; rented home ($40 rent); radio in home; occupation: electrician, Pac Tel & Tel Co.; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Mae V., wife, age 42, born in Canada; parents born in Canada; immigrated 1914 [or 1911 - unclear]; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Helen, daughter, age 14, born in California; father born in Indiana; mother born in Canada; attended school.
Hinshaw, Margaret, daughter, age 12, born in California; father born in Indiana; mother born in Canada; attended school.
Hedemark, Christian, boarder, age 41, born in California; father born in California; mother born in Massachusetts; single; occupation: mechanic, [..unclear..]; not a veteran.

Leroy and Mae were shown in the 1932 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15

Hinshaw LeRoy F (Mae V) tel repr h414 8th
Leroy and Mae were shown in the 1934 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw LeRoy F (Mae) emp PT&TCo h540 11th
Leroy and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:15
Hinshaw Leroy F (Mae) reprmn PT&TCo h2129 Bissell av
Hinshaw Margt r2129 Bissell av

Leroy and Mae were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 10 1940), 414 Eighth Street, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California:12

Hinshaw, LeRoy F., head-of-household, age 57, born in Indiana; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($45/month rent); occupation: switchboard repair man, telephone; worked 32 weeks in 1939; $1800 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Flora Mae, wife, age 57, born in Canada; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Hedemark, Christien, lodger, age 53, born in California; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; divorced; occupation: sanitation dept., sugar refinery; worked 44 weeks in 1939; $1200 wages in 1939.

Leroy Fay Hinshaw died May 10 1940, Contra Costa County, California; age 57.2,3  

Note: In the California Death Index (presumably compiled from Leroy's death certificate), his father's name as well as his mother's maiden name are both shown as Hinshaw.2  

May died Jul 31 1961, Contra Costa County, California.3  

See also: Leroy F. Hinshaw #15436.  

Social Security information for Leroy Fay Hinshaw: 545-03-9097

Social Security information for May Vance: 545-03-9097

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Sources

  1. 1920 census, Oakland, Alameda County, California; roll T625-89, ED 67, page 17A, line #36, dwelling #320, family #328.
  2. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  3. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 census, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California; roll T626-114, ED 64, page 1A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  5. Ancestry Family Tree data "James Daniels family tree" posted by "jims503".
  6. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cabirthm.htm.
  7. California Birth Index, 1905-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. "WWI Civilian Draft Registrations"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1900 census, Akron, Summit County, Ohio; roll T623-1323, ED 56, page 12A, line #50, dwelling #214, family #287.
  11. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington; roll T624-1670, ED 164, page 15B, line #69.
  12. 1940 census, Richmond, Contra Costa County, California; roll T627-198, ED 7-71, page 11B, line #41, household #275.
  13. RootsWeb California Death Index (daughter Vera):
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  14. Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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