Dr. Alfred Horton 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...... Jesse Hinshaw (1720-1797) m Abigail Marshall (1724-1806)
 7....... Jesse Hinshaw (1770-1846) m Mary Marshill (1773-1806)
 8........ Jesse Hinshaw (1797-1875) m Hannah Moon (1798-1886)
 9......... Zimri Hinshaw (1821-1854) m Rachel Crofford (1814-1898)
10.......... William Jasper Hinshaw (1849-1937) m Sarah Jane Elliot (1854-1930)
11........... Fred Irving Hinshaw (1877-1958) m Elizabeth Emily Horton (c1880-?)
12............ Dr. Alfred Horton Hinshaw (1907-1994)
               +Eureath A. Fisher (1907-1981)
13.............  Bruce Irving Hinshaw (1944-) 1,2,3,4
13.............  Dennis Everett Hinshaw (1946-2012) 1,2,4
               +Ruby T. (Olsen) Wardlow (1913-2003)
Dr. Alfred Horton Hinshaw     [ID 03683] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 16 1907, Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.1,2,5,6,7,8,9  

Alfred was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 24 1930), living in a rooming house in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio:8

Cummins, John P., head-of-household, age 39, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; owned home ($10,000 value); radio in home; occupation: foreman (machine), bit factory.
Cummins, Pearl, wife, age 45, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; occupation: saleslady, department store.
Regan, Theodore, roomer, age 29, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: physician, medical.
Davisson, Bruce R., roomer, age 26, born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; single; occupation: manager, chick hatchery.
Hinshaw, Alfred H., roomer, age 22, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; single; occupation: core maker, foundry.

He married Eureath A. Fisher.1  Eureath, daughter of Carl C. + Mildred C. Fisher1,9,10, was born Jul 6 19071,9,10 [Jul 13 19075], Kansas1,9,10.  

Alfred and Eurath were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 6 1940), 4008 Cambridge Avenue, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas:9

Hinshaw, Alfred H, head-of-household, age 32, born in Kansas; completed 6 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Ellington, Missouri; rented home ($35/month rent); occupation: doctor, hospital; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $3200 wages in 1939.
Hinshaw, Eurath A, wife, age 32, born in Kansas; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in Ellington, Missouri.

Eureath died Oct - 1981.5  

He then married Ruby T. (Olsen) Wardlow11 [Ruby T. Oleson12], Feb 23 198511, Andover, Butler County, Kansas11.  Ruby, daughter of Arild O. + Eva K. Oleson, was born Jan 19 1913, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.5,12,13  Ruby's parents immigrated in 1904 from Norway.13  

Alfred was a physician specializing in general surgery.1  

In 1994 Alfred was living at 1655 S. Georgetown St., Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.5,14  

Dr. Alfred Horton Hinshaw died Apr 29 1994, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas; buried Lakeview Cemetery mausoleum, Wichita, Kansas.1,2,5  

Alfred's obituary was published in the "Kansas City Star" on April 30, 1994:2

Dr. Alfred H. Hinshaw, 86, Wichita, died April 29, 1994, at a hospital in Wichita.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lakeview Chapel, Wichita; entombment in the Lakeview Cemetery mausoleum, Wichita.  Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel.  The family suggests contributions to the University of Kansas Alumni Endowment Association.  Dr. Hinshaw was born in Alma, Kan., and lived in Lawrence, Wichita and Dallas before returning to Wichita in 1967.  He worked for the Veterans Administration, retiring in 1967.  He graduated from the University of Kansas.  He served in the Army Reserve for 30 years.  He was a veteran of World War II and was a colonel.  Survivors include his wife, Ruby Hinshaw of the home; two sons, Dennis E. Hinshaw, Dallas, and Bruce I. Hinshaw, Garland, Texas; two stepsons, A. Lee Wood-ham, Walnut Creek, Calif., and Harold Wood-ham, Anchorage, Alaska; a stepdaughter, Pat Neaves, Kansas City; two sisters, Sara Thompson, Kansas City, and Margery Walton, Huntsville, Ala.; eight grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Ruby died Jan 19 2003, on her 90th birthday.5,12,15  

Ruby's obituary was published in the "Wichita Eagle" (Wichita, Kansas) on Wednesday, Jan 22 2003:12

Hinshaw, Ruby T., died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003.  Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, service 1 p.m. Saturday, both at Resthaven Mortuary.  

She was born in Kansas City, Mo. on Jan. 19, 1913 to Arild and Eva Oleson.  She grew up in Belle Plaine, Kan.  After graduation from high school, she graduated from Kansas University School of Nursing.  She had a long career at various Veterans Hospitals.  The first being the V.A. Hospital at Leavenworth, Kan.  Upon leaving there she went to Wichita, where she worked till she retired in 1972.  Her radiant smile, sense of humor and friendly spirit will be missed by all those lives she touched.  

Preceded in death by: husband, Dr. Alfred T. Hinshaw in 1994; brothers Harold Oleson and Bud Oleson.  

Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Larry Neaves of Kansas City, Mo.; sons and daughter-in-law, Lee and Pat Woodham of Walnut Creek, Calif., Harold "Woody" Woodham of Wichita; stepsons, Dennis Hinshaw and wife, Linda, Bruce Hinshaw, all of Dallas; grandchildren, Todd Neaves of Kansas City, Mo., Tim Neaves of St. Louis, Mo., Scott Woodham of Anchorage, Alaska; step-grandson, Glen Bushmire and wife, Wendy; step-granddaughter, Anne of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Alf and Dodie Oleson of Eudora, Bus and Donna Oleson of Arkansas City; sister-in-law, Maxine Oleson of Belle Plaine; many cousins, nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Disabled American Veterans.

(photo)Photo: Children of Fred Irving Hinshaw and Elizabeth Emily Horton

(photo)Photo: Young Alfred with parents and siblings, about 1918 16

(photo)Photo: Fred Irving Hinshaw and family 1955

Social Security information for Dr. Alfred Horton Hinshaw: 510-42-0967

Social Security information for Eureath A. Fisher: 459-84-3340

Social Security information for Ruby T. (Olsen) Wardlow: 511-46-0127


  1. Contribution from Bruce Irving Hinshaw.
  2. "The Kansas City Star", April 30, 1994, pg C5;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  3. Contribution from Bruce Irving Hinshaw.
  4. Obituary of Dr. Alfred Horton Hinshaw:
    "The Kansas City Star", April 30, 1994, pg C5;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  5. "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
  6. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois; roll T624-229, ED 37, page 124A, line #40, dwelling #10, family #14.
  7. 1920 census, Plumb Township, Wabaunsee County, Kansas; roll T625-553, ED 149, page 10B, line #82, dwelling #236, family #236.
  8. 1930 census, Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio; roll T626-1761, ED 15, page 6A, line #43, dwelling #168, family #178.
  9. 1940 census, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas; roll T627-1270, ED 106-109A, page 5B, line #60, household #112.
  10. 1930 census, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T626-722, ED 21, page 27A, line #2, dwelling #639, family #656.
  11. Contribution from Robert Lloyd Hinshaw citing:
    "Pictorial Bible", published by A.J. Holman & Co., 1886, Philadelphia.
  12. Obituary of Ruby T. Hinshaw; The Wichita Eagle, Jan 22 2003:
  13. 1920 census, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas; roll T625-549, ED 161, page 2B, line #66, dwelling #49, family #49.
  14. 1994 Phone and Address Directory; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Contribution from Robert Lloyd Hinshaw.
  16. Photo courtesy of Robert Lloyd Hinshaw.

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