Amos Russell 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........... Amos Russell Hinshaw (1882-1936)
              +Waita C. Joslyn (1886-1977)
12............  Floyd H. Hinshaw (1910-1984) 1,2
12............  Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1913-) 1,2
Amos Russell Hinshaw     [ID 04372] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Amos Russell Hinshaw3,4 [Jack Hinshaw3].

Born Feb 11 1882, Kansas.1,3,4,5  

He married Waita C. Joslyn, Dec 22 1909, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.3,6  Waita was born Jan 22 1886, Greenleaf, Washington County, Kansas.1,5,6,7  

Amos and Waita were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 29 1930), Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, Kansas:1

Hinshaw, Amos R., head-of-household, age 48, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 27; rented home ($25 rent); no radio in home; occupation: station agent, railroad; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Waitce [unclear] C., wife, age 44, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 23.
Hinshaw, Floyd H., son, age 19, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Elizabeth, daughter, age 17, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.

Amos Russell Hinshaw died May - 1936, Osage City, Osage County, Kansas; buried Osage City Cemetery, Osage City, Osage County, Kansas.3,5  

In 1977 Waita was living in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.6,7  

Waita died Apr 21 1977, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; buried Osage City Cemetery, Osage City, Osage County, Kansas.5,6,7  

Waita's obituary was published in the "Gazette Telegraph" (Colorado Springs, Colorado) on Saturday, April 23, 1977 (page 4A):6

Waita C. Hinshaw

Graveside services for Waita C. Hinshaw of Colorado Springs will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Osage City Cemetery, Osage City, Kan., the Rev. Dennis Raylor officiating.  Mrs. Hinshaw died Thursday in a local nursing home.  She was born January 22, 1886 in Greenleaf, Kan., and had lived here since 1963.  She also had lived in Topeka, Kan., and Bountiful, Utah.  She married A.R. Hinshaw Dec. 22, 1909, in Lawrence, Kan.  She was a member of the Vista Grande Church of God and the Order of the Eastern Star, Clairce Chapter 390 of Wakause, Kan.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Nelson of Colorado Springs, a son F.P. Hinshaw of Bountiful, Utah; grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Also buried in the same cemetery are son Floyd L. Hinshaw and his wife.5  

Social Security information for Waita C. Joslyn: 513-20-9042


  1. 1930 census, Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, Kansas; roll T626-723, ED 48, page 7B, line #72, dwelling #169, family #170.
  2. Obituary of Waita C. Hinshaw.
  3. Family group sheets contributed by William Urvin Hinshaw Jr.
  4. 1900 census, Sterling, Sterling Township, Rice County, Kansas; roll T623-497, ED 233, page 2B, line #51, dwelling #39, family #39.
  5. Burials in Osage City Cemetery, Osage City, Osage County, Kansas:
  6. Obituary of Waita C. Hinshaw; "Gazette Telegraph", Apr 23 1977
    posted Sep 5 2006 by Peter McCrae () to WORLD-OBITS-L.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:

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