Floyd Milburn 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....... Jacob Hinshaw (1782-1846) m Marietta Johnson (1794-1863)
 8........ George M. Hinshaw (1820-1893) m Martha Ann Ward (1823-1917)
 9......... Fernando W. Hinshaw (1855-1940) m Mattie Williams (1855-1912)
10.......... Floyd Milburn Hinshaw (1882-1949)
             +Nellie May Stevenson (1888-1949)
Floyd Milburn Hinshaw     [ID 00634] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Apr 7 1882, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5  

Floyd was with the Frederick Mason & Co. abstract firm of Bloomington, Illinois.1  

He married Nellie May Stevenson, Apr 13 1908.1  Nellie, daughter of - Stevenson & - Hosley5, was born Mar 16 18885 [Mar 16 18893], Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois5.  

On Aug 6 1920 Floyd M. Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared she was born April 7 1882 in Bloomington, Illinois, and his father Fernando was born in Illinois and was then residing in Bloomington, Illinois.  Floyd declared he was then residing in Los Angeles, California, occupied as a "Title Searcher".  He declared his intent to leave from the port of San Francisco on Aug 21 1920 on the China Mail, bound for Japan, China and Hong King, with the intent of "Personal Business".  He was recorded as 38 years old, 5' 10" tall, brown eyes, brown hair, "dark ruddy" complexion, oval face.  His passport application was affirmed by Harry M. Wier, "Pres L A Co Title Co.", Bank of Italy Bldg., Los Angeles, California, who affirmed he had personally known Floyd for five years.5  

On Aug 28 1920 Nellie M. Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  She declared she was born Mar 16 1888 in Bloomington, Illinois, and was then residing in Los Angeles, California.  She declared her intent to leave from the port of San Francisco on Sep 15 1920 on the T.K.K. Line, bound for Japan, China and Hong King, with the intent of "Residence in Philippines".  She was recorded as 32 years old, 5' 7" tall, "brown gray" eyes, "red brown" hair, fair complexion, oval face, and "mole right cheek".5  

Nellie died Jul 21 1949, Los Angeles County, California; buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles, California.3,6  

Nellie's obituary was published in the "Los Angeles Times" (Los Angeles, California) on July 24, 1949:6

HINSHAW, Nellie M., beloved wife of Floyd Hinshaw, sister of Anabel East, Adlai Fielding and Lewis Stevenson, aunt of Arthur A. East.  

Services Monday, 1:30 p.m., at Edwards Brothers' Colonial Mortuary.  Interment Forest Lawn.

Floyd Milburn Hinshaw died Dec 24 1949, Los Angeles County, California.3

(photo)Photo: Floyd Milburn Hinshaw 1920 passport photp 5

(photo)Photo: Nellie May Stevenson 1920 passport photp 5


  1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  2. "McLean County Birth Records", Vol. I & II, GS929.3773 B65 in a local library.
  3. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  4. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Bloomington, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T623-322, ED 87, page 4B, line #84, dwelling #95, family #95.
  5. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Obituary of Nellie M. Hinshaw; "Los Angeles Times", Jul 24 1949:
    Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.

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