John Henry 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 Phebe Allen (1789-1869)
 9......... Nathan Hinshaw (1811-1863) m Asenath Hodgin (1809-1878)
10.......... Rev. William Lawrence Hinshaw (1843-1924) m Ruth Peacock (1841-1897)
11........... John Henry Hinshaw (1871-1947)
              +Eleanor Clark (1870-1897)
              +Mary Studebaker (1888-1976)
John Henry Hinshaw     [ID 04367] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 14 1871, Richmond, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Eleanor Clark1,2 [Eleanor Clarke2, Nellie Clark1], Apr 24 18951,2, Grace Church, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas1,2.  Eleanor was born Jan - 1870, England.2,6  

Eleanor died Jan 28 1897, buried Eastside Cemetery, Hutchinson, Clay Township, Reno County, Kansas.6  

Eleanor's death was noted in "The Hutchinson News" (Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas) on Friday, January 30, 1897:6

In the death of Mrs. Hinshaw, of Hutchinson, a gloom was cast on the several friends she had already made in our midst, and heartfelt sympathy in [sic] extended to the now bereaved husband.

Widower John was shown in the 1900 census (Jun 7 1900), living (or staying) in a lodging house (William & Mary Wilson) at 309 1st Avenue East, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas:3

Hinshaw, John, lodger, age 29, born Feb 1871 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; widower; occupation: music teacher.

He then married Mary Studebaker, Jun 30 1909, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas.1,7  Mary, daughter of John Studebaker & Emily (Emma) Fisher, was born Feb 3 1888, Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas.4,7  

John and Mary were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 30 1910), 103 North Maple St., Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas:4

Hinshaw, J H, head-of-household, age 39, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; second marriage, married 1 year; occupation: music teacher, at home; owned home (mortgaged).
Hinshaw, Mary, wife, age 22, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in West Virginia. first marriage, married 1 year; no children.

Mary was employed by the U.S. War Department and moved to Washington, D.C.  during World War I.  Following the war, she transferred to the U.S. Post Office Department and worked there until her retirement in 1948.  She attended the Washington City Church of the Brethren.7  

John and Mary were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), 103 North Maple, Hutchison Township, Reno County, Kansas:5

Hinshaw, John H., head-of-household, age 59, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 24; owned home ($3000 value); no radio in home; occupation: teacher, music; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Mary, wife, age 47, born in Kansas; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 22; occupation: none.

John and Mary were separated May 6 1943 (it is unknown if they were actually formally divorced).7  They never had children.7  

According to Mary, John Henry was a professor of music and lived in Hutchinson, Kansas.7  

John Henry Hinshaw died Dec 7 1947, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas.1  

Mary died Nov 7 1976, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland; buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, in Maryland just outside Washington, D.C.7  


  1. Family group sheets contributed by William Urvin Hinshaw Jr.
  2. Contribution from Barb Roberts citing:
    Reno/Rice County, Kansas marriage records.
  3. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas; roll T623-496, ED 206, page 11B, line #93, dwelling #240, family #260.
  4. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas; roll T624-453, ED 163, page 19B, line #54, dwelling #403, family #429.
  5. 1930 census, Hutchison Township, Reno County, Kansas; roll T626-717, ED 27, page 13A, line #28, dwelling #253, family #295.
  6. Posting Dec 31 2009 by "RoseStout54" to the Obituaries message board:
  7. Contribution from Jerry McClure ().

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