William Hindshaw

 1. James Hindshaw 
 2.. William Hindshaw (c1818-?) m Elizabeth Hudson (1819-?)
 3... William Hindshaw (1849-1916) m Helen Walker (1849-1924)
 4.... William Hindshaw (1871-1962)
       +Emily Menesini (1881-1962)
 5.....  Norma H. Hindshaw (1907-1995) 1,2,3,4
 5.....  Olive Enid Hindshaw (1910-1984) 1,2,3,5
William Hindshaw     [ID 02296] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 16 1871, Salford District, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10  

He married Emily Menesini3,4,11,12 [Emma Menesini4,13,14], Sep 19 19043,4,11,12, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California3,4,11,12.  Marriage performed by J. Wilmer Gresham.12  Emily was born Feb 6 18811,3,4,5,6 [Jul 11 18822,8,10], Italy1,3,4,5,6.  

William and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 27 1910), 3841 Twentieth Street, San Francisco, California:4

Hindshaw, William, head-of-household, age 38, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1890, naturalized; first marriage, married 5 years; occupation: superintendent, factory; rented home.
Hindshaw, Emma C., wife, age 28, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; immigrated 1883; first marriage, married 5 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hindshaw, Norma E., daughter, age 2 years 10 months, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Italy.

William and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), San Francisco, California:2

Hindshaw, William, head-of-household, age 48, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1900, alien; rented home; occupation: manager of shirt factory.
Hindshaw, Emma, wife, age 37, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; immigration unknown, alien.
Hindshaw, Norma, daughter, age 12, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Italy; attended school.
Hindshaw, Olive, daughter, age 9, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Italy; attended school.

William and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 9 1930), 131 Alhambra Street, San Francisco, California:3

Hindshaw, William, head-of-household, age 58, born in England; parents born in England; immigrated 1891, naturalized; first married at age 33; owned home ($14,500 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, cotton ind.; not a veteran.
Hindshaw, Emma, wife, age 48, born in Italy; parents born in Italy; immigrated 1884, naturalized; first married at age 23.
Hindshaw, Norma, daughter, age 22, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Italy; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hindshaw, Olive, daughter, age 19, born in California; father born in England; mother born in Italy; attended school.

On Aug 20 1936 William and Emma arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Conte Di Savoia, having sailed Aug 13 1936 from Genoa, Italy:10

Hindshaw, William, age 65, born 10/16/1871 in New York City [sic]; address in the U.S.: 558 21 Ave., San Francisco, Cal.
Hindshaw, Emma, age 54, born 7/11/1882 in New York City [sic]; address in the U.S.: 558 21 Ave., San Francisco, Cal.

On May 18 1939 William and Emma arrived at the Port of San Francisco on the S.S. West Camargo, having sailed Mar 22 1939 from La Plata, Argentina:15

Hindshaw, William, age 67 years 7 months; naturalized Mar 18 1897, The Circuit Court of the State of Illinois; address in the U.S.: 14 Rutherford Ave., San Anselmo, Calif.
Hindshaw, Emma, age 57 years 3 months; naturalized by marriage; address in the U.S.: 14 Rutherford Ave., San Anselmo, Calif.

William and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 15 1940), 14 Rutherford Ave., San Anselmo, Marin County, California:8

Hindshaw, William, head-of-household, age 68, born in England; naturalized; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in San Francisco, California; owned home ($5000 value); occupation: retired.
Hindshaw, Emma C., wife, age 58, born in Italy; naturalized; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in San Francisco, California; occupation: housewife.

This family also lived on Divisidero Street in San Francisco, where William ("Bill") worked for the Levi Strauss Company.13  Bill is remembered as liking to have a cigar to smoke every day of his life.13  

Emily died Jan 30 1962, San Francisco County, California; age 80.1,5,6,14  

William Hindshaw died Feb 22 1962, Sonoma County, California; age 90.1,5,6,14  


Sources

  1. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  2. 1920 census, Assembly District 31, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T625-136, ED 149, page 4B, line #26, family #98.
  3. 1930 census, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T626-206, ED 306, page 12A, line #20, dwelling #134, family #377.
  4. 1910 census, 35th Assembly District, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; roll T624-98, ED 118, page 10B, line #82, dwelling #140, family #202.
  5. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. VitalSearch California Death Index 1940-2000:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm.
  7. 1900 census, Precinct 11, Alameda, Alameda County, California; roll T623-81, ED 319, page 1A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  8. 1940 census, San Anselmo, Marin County, California; roll T627-261, ED 21-13, page 9B, line #78, household #237.
  9. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Santa Clara County, California, Marriage License Index; from the San Jose
    Historical Museum; LDS microfilm #1420231.
  12. Santa Clara County, California, Index to Marriages, Book G: 1903-1908;
    Santa Clara County Courthouse; Book P, page 492; LDS microfilm #1302022, Item 3.
  13. Contribution from Richard Louis James ().
  14. http://www.findagrave.com.
  15. California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.


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