Verna M. Hinshaw

 1. Elias Hinshaw (c1786-c1840) m Sarah Williams (1789-?)
 2.. Isaac G. Hinshaw (1813-1873) m Melissa Buell (1831-1923)
 3... Havila Hinshaw (1865-1945) m Nancy Elizabeth "Nanny" James (1870-1937)
 4.... Verna M. Hinshaw (1890-1968)
       +John William Bullis (1895-1972)
Verna M. Hinshaw     [ID 02657] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 29 1890, Polk County, Oregon.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

She married John William Bullis.6,8  John, son of Oliver Radford Bullis & Emma E. Howard6,7,9,10,11,12,13, was born Jul 14 18956,7,9,10,11,12,13, Troy, Donphan County, Kansas6,7,9,10,11,12,13 [Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon14, McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon9].  

On Jun 5 1917 John Wm Bullis, age 21, had registered for the World War I draft in Weiser, Washington County, Idaho.  He declared he was born July 14 1895 in McMinnville, Oregon, and was then residing in Weiser, Idaho, an unemployed farm laborer, single, with no dependents and no military experience.  He was recorded as short, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.9  

John had been previously married to Blanche May Barber, Jan 8 1924, Salt Lake County, Utah.10,11  He had apparently been married before that.11  

Verna and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 1940), 118 Third, Mcminnville, Yamhill County, Oregon:6

Bullis, John, head-of-household, age 44, born in Kansas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($4,500 value); occupation: shoe repairman, private shop.
Bullis, Verna, wife, age 49, born in Oregon; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Havila, father-in-law, age 75, born in Oregon; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; single.

On Apr 29 1942 John William Bullis, age 46, registered for the World War II draft in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon.  He declared he was born July 14 1895 in Troy, Kansas, and was then residing at 118 3rd St., McMinnville; self-employed at 202 Davis St., McMinnville.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Verna Bullis.  He was recorded as 5'5" tall, 176 lbs., hazel eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, and "scar on nose" and "tattoo".12  

In 1968 Verna was still living in/near Mcminnville, Yamhill County, Oregon.7  

Verna M. Hinshaw died Jun 5 1968, Yamhill County, Oregon.7,15  

In 1972 John was living in/near Concord, Contra Costa County, California.7  

John died Nov 29 1972, Contra Costa County, California.7,13  

Social Security information for Verna M. Hinshaw: 540-05-0896

Social Security information for John William Bullis: 542-22-3982


  1. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  2. 1900 census, Douglas Precinct, Polk County, Oregon; roll T623-1351, ED 170, page 1B, line #83, dwelling #21, family #21.
  3. 1910 census, 1st Ward, McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon; roll T624-1290, ED 296, page 252B, line #88, dwelling #94, family #95.
  4. 1920 census, McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon; roll T625-1506, ED 452, page 4B, line #81, dwelling #108, family #112.
  5. 1930 census, 1st Ward, McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon; roll T626-1958, ED 23, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #8, family #8.
  6. 1940 census, Mcminnville, Yamhill County, Oregon; roll T627-3384, ED 36-23, page 6B, line #68, household #131.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. Contribution from Donna (Francis) Thurman ().
  9. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  10. Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937;
  11. Utah, Select Marriages, 1887-1966;
  12. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942;
  13. California, Death Index, 1940-1997;
  14. Oregon, Select Births and Christenings, 1868-1929;
  15. Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008;

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