Luther Leondus Hinshaw

 1. Martin Henshaw (c1824-?) m Jane - (c1820-?)
 2.. Eli Bannister Henshaw (1849-1928) m California Raiford (1853-1933)
 3... Luther Leondus Hinshaw (1896-1988)
      +Epsie - (c1901-)
 4....  Merkleen Hinshaw (c1922-) 1
 4....  Clifton W. Hinshaw (1925-2005) 1
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Luther Leondus Hinshaw2,3,4 [Leondus Hinshaw2, Leondas Hinshaw1, Leon Henshaw5].

Born Aug 12 1896, Waldo, Columbia County, Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

On Jun 5 1918 Luther Leon Hinshaw, age 21, registered for the World War I draft in Columbia County, Arkansas (Luther Leon Hinshaw in handwriting at the top of the draft card, but signed Luther Leondies Hinshaw at the bottom).  He declared he was born Aug 12 1896 in Waldo, Arkansas, and his then residence was still Waldo, Arkansas, where he was employed as a farmer by his father, E.B. Hinshaw.  He declared his nearest relative was his father, E.B. Hinshaw of Waldo, Arkansas.  He was recorded as having blue eyes, light hair.7  

He married Epsie -, about 1920.1  Epsie was born about 1901, Arkansas.1  

Luther and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 23 1930), Bethel Road, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:1

Hinshaw, Leondas, head-of-household, age 34, born in Arkansas; father born in Mississippi; mother born in Arkansas; first married at age 24; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Epsie, wife, age 29, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Arkansas; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Merkleen [unclear], daughter, age 8, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Clifton, son, age 2 years [unclear] 5 months, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas.
Pucket [unclear], Heam [unclear], cousin, age 12, born in Louisiana; father born in Georgia; mother born in Louisiana; attended school.

In 1988 Luther was living in/near Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana.4  

Luther Leondus Hinshaw died Sep 19 1988.4  

Social Security information for Luther Leondus Hinshaw: 435-50-1901


  1. 1930 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T626-69, ED 15, page 5B, line #90, dwelling #112, family #112.
  2. Contribution from C. Elton Hinshaw.
  3. 1900 census, Alabama Township, Nevada County, Arkansas; ED 77, page 119B (sheet 15B), line #76, dwelling #247, family #248.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. 1920 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T625-59, ED 81, page 8A, line #6, dwelling #146, family #146.
  6. 1910 census, Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arkansas; roll T624-46, ED 68, page 185A, line #37, dwelling #286, family #241.
  7. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;

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