Luther Lafayette 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 Mary Hinshaw (?-1822)
 7....... Jesse Hinshaw (1773->1850)
 8........ William Hinshaw (1810-c1905) m Mary Ann "Polly" Cunningham (c1813-?)
 9......... Andrew Jackson Hinshaw (1831-1887) m Nancy L. Godwin (1841-1927)
10.......... Luther Lafayette Hinshaw (1876-1960)
Luther Lafayette Hinshaw     [ID 05005] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 29 18761,2,3,4,5 [Aug - 18756], Mississippi County, Missouri1,2,3,4,5.  

Luther never married, as he felt an obligation to care for his widowed mother, Nancy.2  

On Sep 12 1918 Luther Lafayette Hinshaw, age 42, registered for the World War I draft in Mississippi County, Missouri.  He declared he was born Aug 29 1876, and was then residing in Hickman, Fulton County, Kentucky where he was a self-employed farmer.  He declared his nearest relative was Nancy Laincy [unclear] Hinshaw of Hickman, Kentucky.  He was recorded as 5' 11" tall, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.1  

Luther and his mother were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 18 1910), Walnut Street, Hibbard, Mississippi County, Missouri:5

Henshaw, Nancy L., head-of-household, age 68, born in Tennessee; father born in United States; mother born in Tennessee; widow; 11 children, 5 living; cannot read or write; occupation: none; owned home (free).
Henshaw, Luther L., son, age 33, born in Kentucky; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Tennessee; single; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Henshaw, Rita, granddaughter, age 13, born in Missouri; parents born in Kentucky; attended school.
Crawford, Carmen, boarder, age 19, born in Missouri; father born in United States; mother born in Kentucky; single; occupation: saleswoman, furniture store.

Luther and his mother were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 6 1920), James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri:7

Hinshaw, Luther L., head-of-household, age 43, born in Kentucky; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Tennessee; single; owned home; farmer.
Hinshaw, Nancy L., mother, age 78, born in Tennessee; parents born in U.S.; widow; cannot read or write.
Living just a few houses away in 1920 was the family of brother Oscar.8  

Luther was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri:9

Henshaw, L. L., head-of-household, age 53, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; single; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
George, Mrs Lilly, sister, age 51, born in Missouri; parents born in Tennessee; married; first married at age 16; occupation: none.
George, Carl, nephew, age 11, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Missouri; attended school.

After brother Oscar died, Luther took in Oscar's widow Lela and their children to live on the family farm along the Mississippi river.2  

Luther Lafayette Hinshaw died Sep 14 1960, Mississippi County, Missouri; buried IOOF Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri.2,3

(photo)Photo: Luther Lafayette Hinshaw with brothers 10

(photo)Photo: Luther Lafayette Hinshaw about 1958 10

(photo)Photo: Luther Lafayette Hinshaw gravestone 10

(photo)Photo: Luther Lafayette Hinshaw World War I draft registration card 1


Sources

  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  2. Family group sheets contributed by Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
  3. Contribution from citing:
    Luther's gravestone, which shows "1876-1960".
  4. 1880 census, James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; ED 72, page 341D, line #2, dwelling #58, family #58.
  5. 1910 census, Hibbard, St. James Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; roll T624-799, ED 100, page 218B, line #77, dwelling #89, family #92.
  6. 1900 census, James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; ED 64, page 172A, line #30, dwelling #43, family #43.
  7. 1920 census, James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; roll T625-932, ED 106, page 4A, line #2, dwelling #63, family #64.
  8. 1920 census, James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; roll T625-932, ED 106, page 4A, line #10, dwelling #66, family #67.
  9. 1930 census, James Bayou Township, Mississippi County, Missouri; roll T626-1212, ED 1, page 5A, line #1, dwelling #85, family #88.
  10. Photo courtesy of Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.


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