Claude Wheeler 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........ William Hinshaw (1789-1854) m Ruth Hinshaw (1791-1836)
 9......... Michael Hinshaw (1816-1884) m Rachel Kemp (1821-1895)
10.......... Milton Wheeler Hinshaw (1855-1926) m Elnora "Nora" Burton (1867-1919)
11........... Claude Wheeler Hinshaw (1897-1963)
              +Dorothy Leoina Seekins (1898-1972)
12............  Frances Rowena Hinshaw (1918-1997) 1,2,3
12............  Kathleen Marie Hinshaw (1920-) 1,2
12............  Fred Emerson Hinshaw (1922-1980) 1,2,4
12............  Lester Leon Hinshaw (1927-2016) 1,2,5
Claude Wheeler Hinshaw     [ID 06294] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 10 1897, near Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,6,7,8,9  

Claude first farmed his grandmother Sarah Burton's farm near Boxley, Indiana.  He later worked as a hired hand on another farm.1  

He married Dorothy Leoina Seekins1,10,11 [Dorotha L. Seekins2,3,10], Dec 25 19171,10,11, near Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana1,10,11.  Dorothy, daughter of Rev. William John Seekins & Anna M. Beaumont, was born Mar 7 1898, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,2,3,7  (Her father was born Oct 2 1861, died Dec 19 1943; her mother was born Feb 8 1865, died May 20 1915).12  

Claude and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920), Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:3

Hinshaw, Claude, head-of-household, age 22, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; rented home; occupation: farmer, general.
Hinshaw, Dorotha, wife, age 21, born in Indiana; parents born in England.
Hinshaw, Frances, daughter, age 1 year 1 month, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.

In 1921 Claude moved from Indiana to southern California, driving there in 30 days in a 1917 Model-T Ford with his wife, two baby daughters, and his teenage brother, Clair.  He helped build the Encino Reservoir near Los Angeles, then became a landscape supervisor for the Los Angeles Park Department.1  

Claude and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 4646 Louise Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California:2

Hinshaw, Claude, head-of-household, age 33, born in Indiana; father born in South Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 20; owned home ($4250 value); no radio in home; occupation: gardner, park department; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Dorotha, wife, age 32, born in Indiana; parents born in England; first married at age 19.
Hinshaw, Frances, daughter, age 11, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Kathleen, daughter, age 9, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Fred, son, age 7, born in California; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Lester, son, age 3, born in California; parents born in Indiana.

In 1937 Claude returned his family to Indiana where he bought a 67-acre farm north of Pittsboro.1  

In 1941, Claude moved near Dayton, Ohio and was a woodworker at Wright-Patterson AFB.  He ended his career there, retiring as a Documents Branch supervisor.13  

Claude Wheeler Hinshaw died Oct 19 1963, Pittsboro, Hendricks County, Indiana; buried Boxley Cemetery, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,6,7  Medical: Claude died from a heart attack.12  

Dorothy died Dec 31 1972, Pittsboro, Hendricks County, Indiana; buried Boxley Cemetery, Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana.1,7  Medical: Dorothy died from a heart attack.1

(photo)Photo: Claude Wheeler Hinshaw, 1918, age 21

(photo)Photo: Claude Wheeler Hinshaw, 1936, age 39

(photo)Photo: Dorothy (Seekins) Hinshaw, 1945, age 47

Social Security information for Claude Wheeler Hinshaw: 309-18-1505


Sources

  1. Family history and family group sheets contributed by Lester L. Hinshaw
  2. 1930 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-158, ED 620, page 26A, line #21, dwelling #377, family #388.
  3. 1920 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 88, page 3A, line #4, dwelling #55, family #55.
  4. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  5. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cabirthm.htm.
  6. "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
  7. Boxley Cemetery gravestone inscriptions; USGenWeb Archives.
  8. 1900 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 78, page 27A-B, line #46, dwelling #277, family #278.
  9. 1910 census, Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; ED 91, page 8B, line #77, dwelling #115, family #118.
  10. Indiana Marriage Records Index 1845-1920; Ancestry.com; book 21, pg 445.
  11. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. Contribution Lester Leon Hinshaw.
  13. Contribution from Lester L. Hinshaw.


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