Clark Oliver 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........ William Hinshaw (1789-1854) m Ruth Hinshaw (1791-1836)
 9......... Michael Hinshaw (1816-1884) m Rachel Kemp (1821-1895)
10.......... Solomon Hinshaw (1841-1929) m Elizabeth J. Beals (1849-1928)
11........... Edwin Michael Hinshaw (1870-1950) m Olive Elizabeth Clark (1873-1901)
12............ Clark Oliver Hinshaw (1901-1979)
               +Vita V. Thompson (1904-1989)
13.............  Olive Ruth Hinshaw (1925-) 1,2,3,4
13.............  Mary Jean Hinshaw (1930-) 1,2,3,5,6
13.............  Betty Joanne Hinshaw (1930-) 1,2,3,5,6
13.............  Charlotte Louise Hinshaw (1935-) 1,2,3,6,7,8
13.............  Charles Edwin Hinshaw (1937-) 1,2,3,6,9
Clark Oliver Hinshaw     [ID 01782] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Clark Oliver Hinshaw1,5,10,11,12,13,14,15 [Shorty Hinshaw1].

Born Jan 16 1901, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,4,10,11,13,14,15,16  

Clark's twin sister died two days after they were born.  Clark's mother died two days later, when Clark was just four days old.10  

He married Vita V. Thompson, Dec 21 1924, Iowa Park, Wichita County, Texas.1,5,14,15  Vita, daughter of Jimmie A. + Mary Thompson, was born Feb 1 1904, Burnet County, Texas.2,4,6,11,17,18  

Clark and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), Panhandle, Carson County, Texas:4

Hinshaw, Clark O., head-of-household, age 29, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 29; rented home ($25 rent); radio in home; occupation: janitor, school, public; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Vita V., wife, age 26, born in Texas; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Texas; first married at age 26 [unclear].
Hinshaw, Olive R., daughter, age 1 year 6 months [unclear], born in Texas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Texas.

Clark and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 16 1940), Panhandle, Carson County, Texas:2

Hinshaw, Clark, head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; completed 3 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; rented home ($20/month rent); occupation: janitor, public school; worked 50 weeks in 1939; $1536 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Vita, wife, age 36, born in Texas; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area.
Hinshaw, Olive R., daughter, age 14, born in Texas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.
Hinshaw, Jean, daughter, age 10, born in Texas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.
Hinshaw, Joan, daughter, age 10, born in Texas; completed 3rd grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/area; attended school.
Hinshaw, Charlotte, daughter, age 4, born in Texas.
Hinshaw, Charles E, son, age 2, born in Texas.

In 1989 Shorty was living in/near Panhandle, Carson County, Texas.11  

Clark Oliver Hinshaw died Jul 24 1979, Groom Memorial Hospital, Groom, Carson County, Texas; age 78.11,12,14,16,18,19,20  

Clark's obituary was published in the "Borger News Herald" on Tuesday, July 24 1979:14

PANHANDLE (Spc) - Clark Oliver Hinshaw, 78, died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in Groom Memorial Hospital after a long illness.  Services are pending with Smith Funeral Home.  

Hinshaw was born January 16, 1901 in Cicero, Ind.  He married the former Vita Thompson on Dec. 21, 1924 in Iowa Park.  

Hinshaw retired from the Panhandle Independent School District in 1977 after 50 years as maintenance supervisor.  

Survivors include his wife; one son, Edwin of Panhandle; four daughters, Mrs. Olive Ruth Proffitt of Panhandle, Mrs. Joan Petts of Boulder, Colo., Mrs. Jean Kaufhold of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Mrs. Charlotte Rathjin of Lubbock; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Clark's funeral was reported in the "Borger News Herald" on Wednesday, July 25 1979:15

PANHANDLE - Funeral services for Clark Oliver Hinshaw, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, from the Panhandle Church of Christ where he was a member.  Jim Wilson, minister, will officiate.  

Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.  

He died at 1:30 a.m., Tuesday morning at Groom Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.  

Born at Cicero, Ind., Mr. Hinshaw moved to Panhandle in 1927 following his marriage to the former Vita Thompson at Iowa Park in 1924.  

Survivors include his wife, one son, four daughters, 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In 1989 Vita was still living in/near Panhandle, Carson County, Texas.11  

Vita died Sep 21 1989, Carson County, Texas; buried Unit 3 Lot 14 Row 25 Space 83, Panhandle Cemetery, Panhandle, Carson County, Texas.1,11,18,19,20

(photo)Photo: Clark Oliver Hinshaw death certificate Carson County, Texas 16

(photo)Photo: Clark Oliver Hinshaw & Vita Thompson gravestone Panhandle Cemetery 18

(photo)Photo: Clark Oliver Hinshaw & Vita Thompson gravestone Panhandle Cemetery 18

Social Security information for Clark Oliver Hinshaw: 461-30-0228

Social Security information for Vita V. Thompson: 455-88-5770


Sources

  1. Contribution from Curtis Clark Hinshaw.
  2. 1940 census, Panhandle, Carson County, Texas; roll T627-4001, ED 33-1, page 62A, line #5, household #238.
  3. Clark Oliver Hinshaw obituary.
  4. 1930 census, Panhandle, Carson County, Texas; roll T626-2304, ED 1, page 7B, line #57, dwelling #145, family #160.
  5. Carson County, Texas, Births - 1930; USGenWeb Archives.
  6. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Rootsweb Texas Birth Records 1926-1949: http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/birth/general/search.cgi.
  8. Hutchinson County, Texas - Births, 1935; USGenWeb Archives.
  9. Rootsweb Texas Birth Records 1926-1949:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/birth/general/search.cgi.
  10. "Chronology of the Beals family" by Thomas J. Beals, microfiche #6048746 in the LDS Family History Library.
  11. "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
  12. Texas Department of Health. "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998". Ancestry.com.
  13. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Indianapolis, Center Township, Marion County, Indiana; roll T624-366, ED 61, page 152A, line #8, dwelling #46, family #47.
  14. Obituary of Clark Oliver Hinshaw; "Borger News Herald", Jul 24 1979;
    http://www.findagrave.com.
  15. Funeral for Clark Oliver Hinshaw; "Borger News Herald", Jul 25 1979;
    http://www.findagrave.com.
  16. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. 1920 census, Iowa Park, Wichita County, Texas; roll T625-1859, ED 131, page 5A, line #46, dwelling #86, family #100.
  18. http://www.findagrave.com.
  19. Texas Deaths, 1964-98; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. RootsWeb Texas Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi.


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