1. James Hinshaw 2.. James Hinshaw (c1798-1858) m Nellie Robertson (c1800-1860) 3... Carrel Hinshaw (1832-1882) m Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (c1834-1894) 4.... George Allen Hinshaw (1867-1947) +Nettie E. Anderson (1869-1912) 5..... Myrtle Henshaw (1890-c1890) 1 5..... Herman Henshaw (1891-c1891) 1 5..... Walter Anderson Henshaw (1893-1966) 1,2,3,4,5 5..... George Allen Henshaw, Jr. (1896-1933) 1,2,3,4,6 5..... Paul Anderson Hinshaw (1899-1976) 1,2,3,4,5 5..... Ada Hinshaw (1902-1917) 1,2,4 +Lillie Duvall Hays (c1885-?)
|George Allen Hinshaw [ID 00732]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
George Allen Hinshaw2 [George Allen Henshaw7,8,9].
Born Oct 2 1867, Stonefort, Williamson County, Illinois.2,3,4,7,10,11
George was educated at Crab Orchard High School, conducted by Professor James Turner. In 1885 George became a teacher, attending the same school during his summer vacations.7
He married Nettie E. Anderson, Feb 6 1889, Golconda, Pope County, Illinois.2,3,9,12 Nettie was born Apr 6 1869, Pope County, Illinois.2,3,4
George and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 14 1900), Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois:3
George and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma:4
George was shown in "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families" as the "Hon. George A. Hinshaw", corporation commissioner of the state of Oklahoma.2
George lived in Madill, Oklahoma.8 On Mar 17 1906 George was a Charter Member of the Odd Fellows Lodge #214-390 in Willis, Marshall County, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).13
George was a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. As part of Oklahoma's creation in statehood, George named Marshall County, in the south-central part of the state, giving it his mother's maiden name in her honor.8 George's obituary mentioned:12
When it came to the naming of the county composing his territory, he submitted to the Committee that it be called Marshall County in honor of the name of his mother - Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (Henshaw), who was a collateral kin to John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, and of Thomas Marshall, a Judge and Congressman from Kentucky.
The following article was published in "The Evening News" (Ada, Oklahoma) on Friday, January 20, 1911:14
Commission Elects Officers
At a meeting of the state corporation commission Thursday morning, Col. Jack Love was re-elected president while E. C. Paxon remains the secretary. A. P. Watson and George A. Hinshaw are the two other members. The organization of the commission for the ensuing term was a matter of forum. The commissioners discussed the work for the past year and decided to be more useful to the people of the state in the future, if possible.
Nettie died Oct 1 1912, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.12
He then married Lillie Duvall Hays12 [Lillie Duvall12], Sep 15 191512, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma12. Lillie was born about 1885, Kentucky.6 Lillie was the widow of Morgan J. Hays.12
George and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (census page extremely faded):11
George was again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:6
George Allen Hinshaw died Mar 6 1947, buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.12
George's obituary was published in "The Chronicles of Oklahoma" in 1948:12
The annals of the family relationship of Judge Henshaw are simple but strong. His paternal grandfather was James Henshaw, a member of the Quaker colony of Winston, North Carolina. His grandmother was Carolyn Robinson (Henshaw), a descendant of good Tennessee farmers. To this union was born Carrol Henshaw, the father of Judge Henshaw, September 22, 1832, who married Elizabeth Ellen Marshall (Henshaw), whose father was John Marshall of Tennessee, and whose mother was Nancy (Bray) Marshall. To this union was born the following children: William Riley Henshaw, born November 3, 1851; John A. Henshaw, born April 14, 1854, and died November 7, 1870; Sarah E. Henshaw, born March 18, 1862, died January 17, 1878; James I. Henshaw, born January 15, 1865, living at Madill, Oklahoma (County Judge of Marshall County, Oklahoma); Mary E. Hensahw, born February 21, 1872, died July 1, 1898; George Allen Henshaw, the subject of this sketch, was born October 2, 1867, died March 6, 1947; and Francis Marion Henshaw, born January 1, 1870, now living in Oklahoma City at 1319 Classen Boulevard.
George A. Henshaw's first marriage was to Nettie E. Anderson, in Golconda, Pope County, Illinois, February 6, 1888 [sic]. Nettie E. Henshaw died October 1, 1912, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City. His second marriage was with Lillie Duvall Hays, September 15, 1915, in Oklahoma City, the widow of Mr. Morgan J. Hays, a busines man of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who died December 2, 1910, in Ardmore. Mrs. Lillie Duvall Henshaw has been a teacher in Roosevelt Junior High School, Oklahoma City, for many years, and lives at 1200 North Hudson, Oklahoma City.
There were no children by the second marriage, but from his first there were six children, two of whom, Myrtle Henshaw, born August 1, 1890, and Herman Henshaw, born September 17, 1891, died in infancy.
His oldest living child, Walter Anderson Henshaw, was born February 26, 1893, and is now living in San Antonio, Texas. He enlisted in World War I, in the Air Corps, and was mustered out in 1918 as a lieutenant. His first wife was Dorothy Walsh of St. Louis by whom he had two children, a son, Walter, Jr. and a daughter, Florence. Walter Jr. served in World War II. His second marriage was to Frances Allen of Walters, Oklahoma, to whom was born George Allen Henshaw, III.
George Allen Henshaw, Jr., his second son, was born in 1896 and died at San Angelo, Texas, April 23, 1933. He married Donnie Pulliam, by whom he had two children, now living with their mother in San Francisco. He entered World War I in the Machine Branch of the Aviation Division, and was musted out in 1918, as a lieutenant.
Paul Anderson Henshaw was born January 1, 1899, and, as has been said, is living in San Antonio, Texas, and with his brother, is engaged in the oil industry. He served in the Second World War, reaching the rank of Major in the Maintenance Division. His first marriage had been to Vivian Wells of Oklahoma City, and by her he had one child, Betty Ann Henshaw. Betty Ann Henshaw married Karl Zwick, and they have two daughters, whose names are Paula and Trudy. Mr. and Mrs. Zwick live in San Antonio, 922 Monte Boulevard.
The youngest member of the family of Judge Henshaw was a daughter, Ada Henshaw, born August 2, 1901, and who died November 19, 1917, while attending Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Missouri. She is buried near her mother and father in Fairlawm Cemetery in Oklahoma City.
Photo: George A. Hinshaw 15
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