Warren Vance 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........ Thomas Hinshaw (1802-1877) m Hannah Piggott (1801-1866)
 9......... Job Hinshaw (1828-1897) m Serena Cox (1828-1911)
10.......... Elwood O. Hinshaw (1854-1897) m Emma Miller (1854-1926)
11........... Warren Theodore Hinshaw (1889-1984) m Lydia A. Hinshaw (1889-1974)
12............ Warren Vance Hinshaw (1913-1978)
               +Gwendolyn Durman (1911-2006)
13.............  Gwendolyn Sue Hinshaw (1941-) 1,2,3
Warren Vance Hinshaw     [ID 02006] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born May 23 1913, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana.1,4,5,6  

Note that Warren's uncle (his mother Lydia's older brother) was named John Vance Hinshaw.1  

Warren graduated with an M.D. from the University of Indiana; residency in Mobile, Alabama.  He was a physician and surgeon, practicing in Adrian, Michigan 1947-1961; privileges at Bixby Medical Center in Adrian.7  

He married Gwendolyn Durman, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1,8  Gwendolyn, daughter of Elmer Fred Durman & Nellie Ratcliff Allee, was born Jan 11 1911, Bloomington, Parke County, Indiana.1,2,8,9,10,11  

Warren was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 26 1940), Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana:12

Henshaw, Warren, intern, age 27, born in Indiana; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Winchester, Indiana; married; occupation: general doctor, hospital; worked 26 weeks in 1939; $180 wages in 1939, plus other income.

Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1940 city directory of New Orleans, Louisiana:13

Hinshaw Gwendolyn nurse Touro Infirmary h4000 Prytania apt J
Hinshaw Warren V interne Charity Hosp h4000 Prytania apt J

During World War II Warren volunteered, in 1941, as an Army medical doctor with the 8th Army Air Corps.  He attained the rank of captain and was stationed in England.7  

Warren was a certified private pilot.7  

Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1944 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13

Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) USAAC r155 N Winter
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1946 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
HINSHAW WARREN (Gwendolyn), Physician and Surgeon, 139½ N Main, Tel 91-J, h220 Comstock, Tel 91-R
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1948 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) phys 139½ N Main h220 Comstock
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1950 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) phys 139½ N Main h220 Comstock
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1953 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
HINSHAW WARREN V (Gwendolyn), Physician and Surgeon, 139½ N Main, Tel 91-J, h950 Riverside, Tel 2670
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1955 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) phys and surg 139½ N Main h950 Riverside
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1956 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) phys 139½ N Main h950 Riverside
Warren and Gwendolyn were shown in the 1958 city directory of Adrian, Michigan:13
Hinshaw Warren V (Gwendolyn) phys 139½ N Main h950 Riverside

Warren Vance Hinshaw died Nov 1 1978, Marathon, Monroe County, Florida; buried Nov 7 1978, Southern Keys Cemetery, Big Coppitt Key, Monroe County, Florida.1,4,5,7,8  

Gwendolyn died Apr 24 2006, Waterford, Oakland County, Michigan; age 95.8,11  

Gwendolyn's obituary was published as follows:11

Gwendolyn (Durman) Hinshaw of Marathon Shores, Florida, Age 95, was called home April 24, 2006 in Waterford Michigan.  Gwendolyn was born January 11, 1911 in Bloomingdale, Indiana to Elmer Fred Durman and Nellie Ratcliff Allee.  Gwen graduated with a degree in Nursing from University of Indiana and took a position at the University of Indiana hospital.  During this time, before interstate highways, she traveled with friends extensively throughout the United States.  Traveling was a pursuit that she would enjoy throughout her life.  

After Gwen married Dr. Warren Vance Hinshaw of Adrian Michigan.  They moved to New Orleans while Dr. Hinshaw completed his residency and Gwen took a position as a nurse in Obstetrics at University Hospital in New Orleans.  Just after Warren completed military service in WWII the couple established a medical practice in Adrian Michigan.  In 1961 they retired to the Key Colony Beach and later moved to Marathon Shores Florida.  After Warren Hinshaw’s death in 1978 Gwen remained in the Florida Keys but traveled extensively and took summers in Northern Canada and near Franklin, North Carolina.  

Along with loving travel Gwen enjoying hunting and fishing in the wilds of northern Michigan and Canada.  Later on she became an accomplished artist in needlepoint, cross stitch and rug making.  She was an astute investor and had a keen eye for real estate.  She was greatly interested in progress of the family and kept track of everyone even in her final hours.  

She is survived by her daughter Gwendolyn Sue Hardy, son-in-law Donald O. Hardy of Waterford, Michigan, grandsons Michael Brian Hardy of Sterling Heights, Michigan and Daniel Blaine Hardy of Waterford, Michigan.  Great-grandsons Evan, Ethan and Ian Hardy of Sterling Heights, Michigan.  Beyond her immediate bonds she had extended family and friends that cared for her deeply.  She will be greatly missed.  

She will be interred at the Southern Keys Cemetery, Big Coppitt Key, Monroe County, Florida.

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw 1936, "Arbutus" yearbook, Indiana University (Bloomington) 14

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw 1939, "Arbutus" yearbook, Indiana University (Bloomington) 14

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw 1939, "Arbutus" yearbook, Indiana University (Bloomington) 14

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw 8

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw 8

(photo)Photo: Warren Vance Hinshaw & Gwendolyne Durman marriage announcement 8

(photo)Photo: Gwendolyne Durman 8

(photo)Photo: Gwendolyne Durman 1932, "Arbutus" yearbook, Indiana University (Bloomington) 14

Social Security information for Warren Vance Hinshaw: 376-46-5795


Sources

  1. "Family Tree Maker, Family Archives, World Family Tree", Vol. 3, by Broderbund Software, a collection of individual family group submissions.
  2. Michael B. Hardy genealogy: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/a/r/Michael-B-Hardy/tree1.html.
  3. Obituary of Gwendolyn (Durman) Hinshaw.
  4. "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
  5. Florida Death Index, 1970-79; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. 1920 census, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 169, page 1A-B, line #49, dwelling #17, family #17.
  7. Contribution from Michael Brian Hardy.
  8. Ancestry Family Tree data "Hardy/McEnaney 2012" posted by "mmhardy_1" (Michael Brian Hardy).
  9. Indiana Births, 1880-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. 1930 census, Bloomingdale, Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana; roll T626-622, ED 10, page 2A, line #15, dwelling #42, family #42.
  11. Obituary of Gwendolyn (Durman) Hinshaw; contributed by Michael Brian Hardy.
  12. 1940 census, 3rd Ward, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana; roll T627-1418, ED 36-41, page 2A, line #24.
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta); http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. U.S. School Yearbooks; http://www.ancestry.com.


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