James Ezra 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........ Jacob A. Hinshaw (1778-1826) m Abigail Allen (?-1806)
 9......... Benjamin Hinshaw (1805-1855) m Jedidah Hinshaw (1812-c1849)
10.......... Daniel Hinshaw (1836-1912) m Cyntha Eunice Nelson (1840-1920)
11........... Henry Alexander Hinshaw (1865-1927) m Elvira Jeanette Andrew (1860-1935)
12............ James Ezra Hinshaw (1885-1958)
               +Augusta Frances Hargrove (1887-1966)
13.............  Doris Janette Hinshaw (1912-1984) 1,2
13.............  James Henry Hinshaw (1914-1993) 1,2,3
13.............  Melba Verna Hinshaw (1918-2014) 1,2,4
13.............  Dixie Marie Hinshaw (1926-2007) 1,2,3
James Ezra Hinshaw     [ID 03616] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 29 1885, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10  

James registered for the WWI draft in Ada County, Idaho.11  

He married Augusta Frances Hargrove, Nov 28 1907, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,5,6,12  Augusta, daughter of John J. + Martha E. Hargrove, was born Jun 5 1887, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,2,3,6,13,14  

Note that James' unclee, Balaam Freeman Hinshaw married Sarah Elizabeth Hargrove, daughter of Isaac Jackson Hargrove & Arabella "Milly" Johnson (relationship unknown).  

James worked for the Union Pacific Railroad his whole working life.  He was a section foreman and so the family lived in a lot of little towns all over southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.1  

James and Augusta were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 16 1910), Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho:6

Hinshaw, James E., head-of-household, age 24, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 2 years; occupation: truckman, railroad.
Hinshaw, Augusta F., wife, age 22, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; married 2 years; no children.

James Ezra Hinshaw registered for the World War I draft in Boise, Ada County, Idaho.  He declared he was born April 29 1885, and was then residing in Barber, Ada County, Idaho, employed as a laborer.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Augusta Florence [sic] Hinshaw of Barber, Idaho.  He was recorded as medium height, stout, blue eyes, black hair.7  

James and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20-21 1920), Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho:15

Hinshaw, J W [sic], head-of-household, age 35, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; rented home; occupation: foreman, steam railroad.
Hinshaw, Augusta, wife, age 32, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Doris, daughter, age 7, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Hinshaw, James, son, age 5, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina.
Hinshaw, Melba, daughter, age 2, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina.

James and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 13 1930), Nyssa, Malheur County, Idaho:2

Henshaw, James E., head-of-household, age 44, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 22; rented home ($75 rent); radio in home; occupation: foreman, section R.R.; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Augusta F., wife, age 42, born in North Carolina; parents born in North Carolina; first married at age 20.
Henshaw, Doris J., daughter, age 17, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Henshaw, James H., son, age 15, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Henshaw, Melba V., daughter, age 12, born in Idaho; parents born in North Carolina; attended school.
Henshaw, Dixie M., daughter, age 3 years 6 months, born in Oregon; parents born in North Carolina.

James and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 20 1940), 2nd [street] South, "R.R.", Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho:3

Hinshaw, James, head-of-household, age 55, born in North Carolina; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented home ($15/month rent); occupation: section foreman, railroad; worked 52 weeks in 1938; $1700 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Augusta, wife, age 53, born in North Carolina; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, James Jr., son, age 25, born in Idaho; completed 1 year of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: dry cleaner, laundry; worked 30 weeks in 1939; $480 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Dixie, daughter, age 13, born in Oregon; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; attended school.

On Apr 27 1942 James Ezra Hinshaw, age 57, registered for the World War II draft in Twin Falls, Idaho.  He declared he was born Apr 29 1885 in Chatham County, North Carolina, and was then residing at "Railroad west of Shoshone", Twin Falls, employed by the Union Pacific RR Co. of Twin Falls.  He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Doris (Wm) Garnett, 1001 Shoshone St. N, Twin Falls.  He was recorded as 5' 11.5" tall, 190 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, dark brown complexion, and "scar under side left wrist".8  

James and family were shown in the 1953 city directory of Boise, Idaho:16

Hinshaw Clyde W (Betty J) mgr Cuneo Photo Serv h4411 Irving
Hinshaw Ezra B (Helen C) h1615 Warm Springs av
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th
Hinshaw Milas C studt r1615 Warm Springs av
Hinshaw Ralph M (Edna E) genl mgr Craddock's Radio Supply h4405 Irving
Hinshaw Virgil G (Louise M) slsmn Music Center h1915 N 10th
James and family were shown in the 1955 city directory of Boise, Idaho:16
Hinshaw Clyde W (Betty J) mgr Cuneo Photo Finishing h105 N Vinson
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th
Hinshaw Louise M Mrs sten Afton-Lemp Elec h1915 N 10th
Hinshaw Ralph M (Edna E) mgr-sec Craddock Radio Supply Inc h4405 Irving
Hinshaw Virgil G (Louise M) slsmn Music Center Inc h1915 N 10th
James and family were shown in the 1956 city directory of Boise, Idaho:16
Hinshaw Clyde W (Betty J) plant mgr Film Serv h105 N Vinson
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta) h1215 N 16th
Hinshaw Louise Mrs recpt Genl Ins Co of Am h1915 N 10th
Hinshaw Ralph M (Edna E) mtcemn KIDO Inc h4405 Irving
Hinshaw Virgil G (Louise) slsmn Richd B Smith Agcy h1915 N 10th
James and family were shown in the 1957 city directory of Boise, Idaho:16
Hinshaw Clyde W (Betty J) plant mgr Film Service h105 N Vinson
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th
Hinshaw Louise M Mrs ofc sec Genl Ins r1915 N 10th
Hinshaw Virgil G (Louise M) sec-treas Holly's Used Cars h1915 N 10th
James and Augusta were shown in the 1958 city directory of Boise, Idaho:17
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th
James and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of Boise, Idaho:16
Hinshaw Harley D asst mgr Highland View Drive In Theatre r1005 Highland View dr
Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th
Hinshaw Louise M Mrs sec Genl Ins Co of Am r1005 Highland View dr
Hinshaw Virgil G (Louise M) sec-treas Holly's New & Used Cars Inc; ofc mgr Richard B Smith Real Estate; genl mgr The Highlands Inc h1005 Highland View dr

James Ezra Hinshaw died Sep 29 1958, Boise, Ada County, Idaho; buried Cloverdale Memorial Park, Cloverdale, Idaho.1,9,10  

James' death was reported in "The Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho) on Tuesday, September 30, 1958:18

James E. Hinshaw, 73, Boise, retired farmer and railroad worker.

James and Augusta were shown in the 1960 city directory of Boise, Idaho:17

Hinshaw Jas E (Augusta F) h1215 N 16th

Augusta died Nov 25 1966, buried Cloverdale Memorial Park, Cloverdale, Idaho.1  

Augusta's death was reported in the "Idaho State Journal" (Pocatello, Idaho) on Sunday, November 27, 1966,19 and in "The Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho) on Tuesday, November 29, 1966:20

Mrs. Augusta F. Hinshaw, 79, Boise


Sources

  1. Contribution from Frances Patton Shoemaker.
  2. 1930 census, Nyssa, Malheur County, Idaho; roll T626-1945, ED 37, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #39, family #40.
  3. 1940 census, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho; roll T627-754, ED 42-36, page 61A, line #16, household #203.
  4. Contribution from Frances Patton Shoemaker ().
  5. A handwritten document titled "Hinshaws - Early Chatham Co. & Cane Creek Quaker Meeting", by William C. & Nolan Moran.
  6. 1910 census, Precinct 6, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho; ED 35, page 247, line #23, dwelling #31, family #35.
  7. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Idaho, Death Index, 1890-1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. LDS FamilySearch "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961":
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2M1-NLM6.
  11. Contribution from Lyn Matthiesen () citing:
    "WWI Civilian Draft Registrations" (www.ancestry.com).
  12. North Carolina, Marriage Collection, 1741-2004; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. 1900 census, Albright Township, Chatham County, North Carolina; roll T623-1188, ED 1, page 2B, line #83, dwelling #31, family #31.
  15. 1920 census, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho; roll T625-288, ED 49, page 13B, line #78, dwelling #276, family #332.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. "The Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho), Sep 30 1958; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Idaho State Journal" (Pocatello, Idaho), Nov 27 1966; http://www.ancestry.com.
  20. "The Post-Register" (Idaho Falls, Idaho), Nov 29 1966; http://www.ancestry.com.


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