James Virgil 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...... William Hinshaw (1724-1814) m Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... Ezra Hinshaw (1753-1836) m Ruth Marshill (1759-1857)
 8........ William Hinshaw (1779-1869) m Lorohame Beeson (1786-1839)
 9......... Zebedee Hinshaw (1805-1867) m Rebecca Trogdon (1802-1834)
10.......... Newton Madison Hinshaw (1831-1912) m Asenith H. Bryant (1833-1888)
11........... William Clark Hinshaw (1855-<1900) m Rena Aretha Glover (1867-1945)
12............ James Virgil Hinshaw (1894-1968)
               +Nellie Cody (c1895-1927)
13.............  Virgil Jack Hinshaw (1919-1985) 1,2,3
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James Virgil Hinshaw4,5 [Virgil James Hinshaw6].

Born Aug - 18944,5,7 [Mar 18 18951,8,9,10], Springfield, Missouri4,5,7.  

On Jun 5 1917 Virgil Henshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born March 18 1895 in Springfield, Missouri, and was then residing at 301 W. 7th, Oklahoma City, single, with a dependent mother.  He was recorded as 5'3" tall, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.8  

He married Nellie Cody.1,10  Nellie was born about 1895, Illinois.1  

Virgil and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9 1920), 606 1/2 West Sixth, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:1

Hinshaw, Virgil, head-of-household, age 24, born in Missouri; father born in Virginia [sic]; mother born in Texas; occupation: shipping clerk, motor co.
Hinshaw, Nellie, wife, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Virgil Jr., son, age 2 months, born in Oklahoma; father born in Missouri; mother born in Illinois.

Nellie died Nov 21 1927, buried Rose Hill Burial Park, 6001 NW Grand Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.10  

Nellie's obituary was published as follows:10

Mrs. Nellie Cody Hinshaw, ?? years old, died Monday morning in a city hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. W.H.R. Urch, from the Street & Draper chapel, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Burial will be in Rosehill cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, V.J. Hinshaw, and one son, Jack Hinshaw, 8 years old.

Virgil and son were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), living in his mother's household, 628 W. Grand, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:2

Henshaw, Virgil J, stepson, age 35, born in Missouri; father born in Texas; mother born in North Carolina; widower; occupation: mechanic, auto; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Virgil J, grandson, age 10, born in Oklahoma; father born in Missouri; mother born in Illinois; attended school.

Virgil was shown in the 1940 census, 711 W. Grand, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:11

Henshaw, Virgil, head-of-household, age 45, born in Texas; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; single; rented home ($8/month rent); occupation: manager, parking lot; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $500 wages in 1939.
Virgil and son were also shown in the 1940 census (doubly-enumerated), 18 N. Lee, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:12
Henshaw, V.J., head-of-household, age 45, born in Texas; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; divorced; rented home ($15/month rent); occupation: mechanic, garage; worked 52 weeks in 1939.
Henshaw, Jack, son, age 20, born in Oklahoma; completed 4 years of high school; single; occupation: interior decorator, own account.

In 1968 Virgil was still living in/near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.9  

James Virgil Hinshaw died Jun 9 1968, buried Fairview Cemetery, Tuttle, Grady County, Oklahoma.9,10  

Social Security information for James Virgil Hinshaw: 441-05-4495


  1. 1920 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1474, ED 145, page 7B, line #72, dwelling #164, family #175.
  2. 1930 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1920, ED 113, page 2A, line #43, dwelling #30, family #45.
  3. Obituary of Nellie Cody.
  4. Contribution from Megan Zurawicz ().
  5. 1900 census, East Center Township, Greene County, Missouri; ED 47, page 75A, line #27, dwelling #235, family #235.
  6. Contribution from Mary Lou Hinshaw Malcomson.
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect GEDCOM from Megan Zurawicz ().
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. "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
  10. http://www.findagrave.com.
  11. 1940 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T627-3346, ED 78-118, page 62B, line #60.
  12. 1940 census, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; roll T627-3346, ED 78-118, page 61A, line #34.

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