Raymond Ward 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.......... Raymond Ward Hinshaw (1889-1965)
             +Catherine S. Nitschkowski (1889-1995)
Raymond Ward Hinshaw     [ID 00635] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Raymond Ward Hinshaw1,2 [Ray Ward Hinshaw2,3,4,5,6,7].

Born Apr 23 1889, Gillum, McLean County, Illinois.1,3,4,5,6,7  

He married Catherine S. Nitschkowski, Nov 28 1912, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,8  Catherine, daughter of Jacob Nitschkowski & Sophia Weber, was born Sep 16 1889, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,7,8  

On Jun 5 1917 Ray Ward Hinshaw, age 28, registered for the World War I draft in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.  He declared he was born April 23 1889 in Gillum, Illinois, and was then residing at 1403 W. Mulberry, Bloomington, where he was married and a shoe salesman employed by R.F. Empson of Bloomington.  He claimed an exemption due to "support of wife".  He was recorded as tall, medium build, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair.6  

Ray and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9-10 1920), 1403 Mulberry Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:7

Hinshaw, Ray W., head-of-household, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born Illinois; owned home; occupation: salesman, shoe store.
Hinshaw, Catherine, wife, age 30, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany.
Nitschkowski, Jacob, father-in-law, age 61, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; widower; immigrated 1871 [unclear], naturalized citizen 1880; occupation: railroad laborer.

Ray and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 15 1930), 1403 W. Mulberry, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois:1

Hinshaw, Raymond W., head-of-household, age 40, born in Illinois; parents born Illinois; first married at age 23; owned home ($3500 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, retail shoes; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Catherine, wife, age 40, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany; first married at age 23.
Nitschkowski, Jacob, father-in-law, age 71, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; widower; immigrated 1882, naturalized citizen.
Dwyer, Eugene, nephew, age 9, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; attended school.

Ray was a salesman with C.W. Klemm in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois,3 as was his cousin Charley.  

Raymond Ward Hinshaw died Jul 2 1965.4,8  

Catherine died Sep 26 1995, Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; buried St. Joseph's cemetery, Bloomington.8  

Social Security information for Raymond Ward Hinshaw: 328-09-4712

Social Security information for Catherine S. Nitschkowski: 321-54-3075


  1. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T626-535, ED 12, page 19B, line #90, dwelling #463, family #495.
  2. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  3. "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.
  4. "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
  5. 1900 census, 4th Ward, Bloomington, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T623-322, ED 87, page 4B, line #84, dwelling #95, family #95.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. 1920 census, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; roll T625-386, ED 97, page 10B, line #61, dwelling #220, family #239.
  8. Contribution from Art Worrell () citing:
    Catherine (Nitschkowski) Hinshaw's obituary.

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