1. Elias Hinshaw (c1786-c1840) m Sarah Williams (1789-?) 2.. Luke Hinshaw (1819-1886) m Isabella McKinney (1831-1910) 3... Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw (1860-1911) +May Lacey (1872-1951) 4.... Edna May Hinshaw (1891-1991) 1,2,3 4.... Floyd K. Hinshaw (1894-1919) 1,2,3 4.... Marie Hinshaw (1896-1903) 1,2,4 4.... Martha Jane Hinshaw (1898-1968) 1,2,3 4.... Vera E. Hinshaw (1902-2001) 1,3,5 4.... Harold H. Hinshaw (1904-1991) 1,3,5
|Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw [ID 06884]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw6,7,8,9 [Wilber Hinshaw10].
Born Dec 9 1860, near Waitsburg, Walla Walla County, Washington.2,3,8,9,10,11
Wilbur has been reported to be the first white male child born in WallaWalla County, Washington9 (or in the state of Washington).11
He married May Lacey1,2 [Mae Lacey5, Mary May Lacey9], about 18911,2. May, daughter of John B. Lacey & Martha J. Nixon, was born Nov 20 1872, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.9,10,12 (Mar - 1872).2 May was the sister of Bertha Lacey who married Wilbur's brother John.1,5
Wilbur and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), Lamona Precinct, Lincoln County, Washington:2
In 1904 Wilbur was living in Mohler, Lincoln County, Washington.7
Wilbur and family were shown in the 1910 census, Mohler Precinct, Lincoln County, Washington:3
Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw died Feb 10 1911, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington; buried Block 3 Lot 36, Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington.9,10,11 Wilbur was decapitated by a train.1
Widow Mae and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 14 1920), Colville, Stevens County, Washington:5
Widow Mae was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 18 1930), Marcus Township, Stevens County, Washington:13
Widow Mae was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 13 1940), 130 S. Elm St., Colville, Stevens County, Washington:14
May died Oct 11 1951, Colville, Stevens County, Washington; age 78.9,11,12,15
A biographical sketch of Wilbur Hinshaw was published in the 1904 "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country":8
WILBUR HINSHAW was born in Walla Walla county, Washington, on December 9, 1860, the son of Luke and Isabel (McKinney) Hinshaw, both now deceased. At the age of three years he was taken by his parents to Washington county, Oregon, where he later attended the common schools as he grew to manhood on a farm. In the spring of 1879 he came to Walla Walla, and the following year he, with his father and mother, his brother, John D. and sister, Endora [sic], came to Lincoln county, where his father took a homestead in the vicinity of the present site of the town of Mohler. Here they engaged in the stock business, having an abundance of open grazing land, -- in fact their nearest neighbor lived distant ten miles. In 1891 Wilbur Hinshaw took a homestead, which he still owns. He has added to his original claim until he now owns three hundred and twenty acres, about one half of which is cultivated farm land, and the remainder used for pasturage of live stock, the raising of which is one of the leading branches of his agricultural business. In this business he is in partnership with his brother.
Mr. Hinshaw was married to May Lacey, a native of Indiana and daughter of John B. and Martha Lacey, both now living in Stevens county, Washington. This union has been blessed with four children: Edna M., Floyd K., Martha and Vera.
Mr. Hinshaw is a prosperous and prominent farmer, and it is the general supposition that he was the first male white child to be born in Walla Walla county.
Photo: Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw gravestone Hillcrest Cemetery 11
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