Emmett Wilson Hinshaw

 1. Benjamin Hinshaw (1795-1849) m Sarah A. Vestal (c1792-?)
 2.. Nathan Hinshaw (1827-1876) m Mary Green Sloan (1832-1907)
 3... Emmett Wilson Hinshaw (1872-1928)
      +Ada Eleanor Denham (1873-1955)
 4....  Leo Newton Hinshaw (1891-1919) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Margaret Blanche Hinshaw (1893-1987) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Nathan Houser Hinshaw (1896-1976) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Mary Edith Hinshaw (1898-1966) 1,2,3,4
 4....  Emmett Ray Hinshaw (1902-1903) 3,5
 4....  Ada Roberta Hinshaw (1907-) 1,2,3,4,6,7
 4....  Clara Mae Hinshaw (1910-1997) 3,4,6,7
Emmett Wilson Hinshaw     [ID 00656] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 11 1872, Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri.1,3,4,5,6,8  

He married Ada Eleanor Denham, Nov 9 1890.1,2,3,4,8  Ada, daughter of Nicholas + Margaret Denham8, was born Jul 30 18738 [Jul 31 18734,5,6,7], Pleasant Hill, Missouri8.  

Emmett moved from Missouri to Stafford County, Kansas in 1895.  He homesteaded a quarter section of land 3 miles west and 3 miles south of Stafford, Kansas.  Emmett and Ada lived in a dug-out for one year and then moved to the Hinshaw Ranch in 1896, assisting Emmett's brother William Henry.3  

Emmett was a merchant in Reno County, Kansas.1  In 1897 Emmett and his brother J.N. purchased a general murchandise store in Plevna, Kansas, and renamed it the "Hinshaw and Hinshaw General Store".3  Emmett also owned the "Hinshaw Grain Company" and was one of the founders of the Plevna State Bank.3  

Emmett and family were shown in the 1910 census (May 5 1910) Plevna Township, Reno County, Kansas:9

Hinshaw, Emmett, head-of-household, age 37, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri [sic]; first marriage, married 20 years; owned farm; occupation: merchant & farmer.
Hinshaw, Ada, wife, age 36, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; first marriage, married 20 years; 7 children, 6 living.
Hinshaw, Leo, son, age 17, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Blanche, daughter, age 16, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Nathan, son, age 14, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 12, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ada, daughter, age 3, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, infant, daughter, age 3 months, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri.
Living nearby in 1910 was the family of brother Jeremiah.10  

Emmett and family were again shown in the 1920 census (Jan 17 1920) Plevna, Reno County, Kansas:6

Hinshaw, Emmett, head-of-household, age 47, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri [sic]; owned home; occupation: merchant, [..unclear..].
Hinshaw, Ada, wife, age 46, born in Missouri; parents born in Missouri.
Hinshaw, Ada, daughter, age 12, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school.
Hinshaw, Clara May, daughter, age 10, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; attended school.

Emmett Wilson Hinshaw died Feb 10 1928, buried Plevna Cemetery, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas.2,3,5  

Emmett's funeral in the Plevna Methodist Church was the largest gathering of people ever assembled at Plevna, with over one thousand people attending.3  

Widow Ada and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 19 1930) Plevna, Reno County, Kansas:7

Hinshaw, Ada E., head-of-household, age 56, born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Illinois; widow; first married at age 17; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm [unclear].
Hinshaw, Ada R., daughter, age 22, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hinshaw, Clara M., daughter, age 20, born in Kansas; parents born in Missouri; occupation: teacher, public school.
Hinshaw, Jerry, grandson, age 17, born in Kansas; father born in Missouri; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Cope, Margurite, mother, age 83, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; widow.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of son Nathan.11  

At one time Ada also lived at 1010 N. Madison St., Hutchinson, Kansas.2,12  

Ada died Oct 30 1955, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; buried Plevna Cemetery, Plevna, Kansas.5,8,12  


Sources

  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. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. "The History of the Hinshaws", a 1995 manuscript by Dale Nathan Hinshaw.
  4. 1910 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; ED 153, page 173A (sheet 11A), line #13, dwelling #69, family #72.
  5. Plevna Cemetery burials; Kansas State Library and Archives:
    http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/reno/cemeteries/plevnacem.htm.
  6. 1920 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T625-546, ED 191, page 6A, line #28, dwelling #37, family #41.
  7. 1930 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T626-716, ED 48, page 2B, line #58, dwelling #43, family #44.
  8. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  9. 1910 census, Plevna Township, Reno County, Kansas; ED 153, page 173A (sheet 11A), line #13, dwelling #69, family #72.
  10. 1910 census, Plevna Township, Reno County, Kansas; ED 153, page 173B (sheet 11B), line #95, dwelling #95, family #98.
  11. 1930 census, Plevna, Reno County, Kansas; roll T626-716, ED 48, page 2B, line #63, dwelling #44, family #45.
  12. Contribution from Dale Nathan Hinshaw.


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