Joseph Leonard 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...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ John Hinshaw (1783-1855) m Margaret Ann Ratcliff (1790-1860)
 9......... Absalom Hinshaw (1828-1905) m Edith H. West (1833-1912)
10.......... William Thomas Hinshaw (1868-1937) m Renna Maranda Woodland (1874-1903)
11........... Clifford Earl Hinshaw (1894-1966) m Florence Flick (1890-1966)
12............ Joseph Leonard Hinshaw (1932-2001)
               +Christine Lenora Boyer (1934-)
13.............  Mark Anthony Hinshaw (1956-) 1
13.............  Cynthia Ann Hinshaw (1957-) 1
13.............  Terry Leonard Hinshaw (1960-) 1
13.............  Brian Keith Hinshaw (1961-) 1
13.............  Melissa Kay Hinshaw (1969-) 1
13.............  Lisa Marie Hinshaw (1969-) 1
Joseph Leonard Hinshaw     [ID 04428] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Joseph Leonard Hinshaw1,2,3,4,5 [Jack Hinshaw6].

Born Jan 19 1932, Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio.1,2,5  

Joseph served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.3,4,7  

According to a family story as told by Joseph Leonard Hinshaw, his great aunt Nettie wrote to him and requested that he not get married, but instead join her in Florida where she owned a hotel or business establishment.  She in turn would take care of him with room & board and pay him a handsome salary.  She was getting up in her years and needed the assistance of a young man for protection etc.  Joseph graciously refused and married instead.  Nettie is reported to have lost everything to dishonest employees and borders who befriended her and took her for whatever they could get.8  

He married Christine Lenora Boyer, Jun 4 1955, Liberty, Indiana.1  Christine, daughter of Maxwell Graham Boyer & Mae Mina Hunter, was born Sep 29 1934, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.1  

Joseph and family were shown in the 1956 city directory of Springfield, Ohio:9

Hinshaw Harold R (Wanda) drill opr Pattons Mfg Co h322 Franklin
Hinshaw Jos L (Christine L) mach Patton Mfg Co h324 Franklin
Joseph and family were shown in the 1957 city directory of Springfield, Ohio:9
Hinshaw Clifford E (Janice R) press opr IHCo h2602 Maplewood av
Hinshaw Harold R (Wanda) mach opr Patton Mfg h322 Franklin
Hinshaw Jos L (Christine L) mach opr Patton Mfg h324 Franklin
Joseph and family were shown in the 1958 city directory of Springfield, Ohio:9
Hinshaw Clifford E (Janice R) prs opr IHCo h2602 Maplewood av
Hinshaw Harold E (Wanda M) drill opr Patton Mfg h1226 Jefferson
Hinshaw Jos L emp Kreider Corp r1603 Irwin av
Joseph and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of Springfield, Ohio:9
Hinshaw Clifford E (Janice R) prs opr IHCo h2602 Maplewood av
Hinshaw Harold E (Wanda M) mill opr Patton Mfg h1226 Jefferson
Hinshaw Jos L mach opr Kreider Corp r1603 Irwin av

Joseph Leonard Hinshaw died Jun 9 2001, at his home, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio; 11:25 P.M.2,5,10  

Joseph's obituary was published in the "Springfield News-Sun" (Springfield, Ohio) on Tuesday, June 12, 2001,3 and on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 (page 18):4

JOSEPH LEONARD HINSHAW 69, of Springfield, went to be with his Savior on June 9, 2001 after 6 months of illness.  He was born in Bainbridge, (Ross County) Ohio, the son of Clifford Earl and Florence (Flick) Hinshaw.  He was the youngest of 9 children.  Joseph served as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War January 1953 to December 1954, and received an honorable discharge.  He was employed by Bauer Brothers from 1950 to 1972.  He was co-owner of Hinshaw Suzuki Sales with his brother, Harold E. Hinshaw from 1972 to 1993.  After retirement he enjoyed driving cars for Bill Marine, Tim Sheerin, and Buckles Motors.  He was a faithful member of Southside Christian Fellowship Church.  He was a beloved husband and father, survived by his wife of 46 years (June 4,1955), Christine Leonora (Boyer) Hinshaw; and 6 children: three sons, Mark (Jeanne) Hinshaw of Georgia, Terry Hinshaw of Florida, and Brian Hinshaw of Springfield; three daughters, Cindy (Gary) Brewer, Melissa (Bobby) Owens of Mason, Ohio, and twin sister, Lisa Hinshaw of Springfield; two sisters, Almeda Grace Rhinehart of Middletown, and Ruth Ann Lambert of Columbus; one brother, Harold E. Hinshaw of Springfield; and 16 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings.  A memorial service will be conducted by Pastors Jeff and Joyce Combs, on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at 6 p.m. at Southside Christian Fellowship Church, 1603 South Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505.  All are welcome.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Southside Christian Fellowship.  Everyone who knew him carries a special part of his uniqueness with them.

(photo)Photo: Joseph Leonard Hinshaw Feb 1953, age 21 11

(photo)Photo: Joseph Leonard Hinshaw & Christine Lenora Boyer 1953 11

Social Security information for Joseph Leonard Hinshaw: 282-30-4249


  1. Family group sheets contributed by Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  3. The Springfield News Sun, Jun 12 2001:
  4. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Obituary Index:
  5. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, & 1958-2007;
  6. 1940 census, Twin Township, Ross County, Ohio; roll T627-3138, ED 71-42B, page #1A, line #9, household #2.
  7. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007";
  8. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens, citing: Joseph Leonard Hinshaw.
  9. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;
  10. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.
  11. Photo courtesy of Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.

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