Robert Lawrence 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 Sarah Courtney (1730-c1768)
 7....... William Hinshaw (1759-1807) m Margaret Hunt (1765-1828)
 8........ Uriah Hinshaw (1785-1843) m Mary Elizabeth Lewis (1783-1837)
 9......... David Hinshaw (1818-1870) m Elizabeth Ann Lewis (1824-1888)
10.......... Calvin Wasson Hinshaw (1852-1899) m Mary Rachel "Mollie" Beals (1848-1931)
11........... Theodore Irvin Hinshaw (1876-1966) m Izora Levegga "Toots" Benson (1880-?)
12............ Homer Lawrence "Bud" Hinshaw (1906-1965) m Velma Bessie Johnson (1913-1985)
13............. Robert Lawrence Hinshaw (1933-2001)
                +Lois Jane McNew (1934-2013)
14..............  Tommy Lee Hinshaw (1953-) 1,2,3,4,5
14..............  Terry Lawrence Hinshaw (1954-) 1,2,4,5
14..............  Tenny Lynn Hinshaw (1958-) 1,2,4,5
14..............  Tracy Layne Hinshaw (1961-) 1,2,4
14..............  Cindy Ann Hinshaw (1966-) 1,2,4,5
14..............  Scott William Hinshaw (1967-) 1,2,4,5
Robert Lawrence Hinshaw     [ID 07522] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 23 1933, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa.1,2,6,7,8  

He married Lois Jane McNew, Jun 13 1952, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.1,7,9  Lois, daughter of Edward Abraham McNew & Alice Belle Drake, was born Jan 11 1934, Mary Frances Skiff Memorial Hospital, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.1,2,9  

In 1995 Robert was living in Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa.10  

Robert Lawrence Hinshaw died Sep 19 2001, Skiff Medical Center, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa; buried Block 3 Lot R1, Our Silent City Cemetery, Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa.1,2,6,7,11  

Robert's obituary was published in the "Newton Daily News" on September 20, 2001:12,13

Hinshaw, Reverend Robert L.  

KELLOGG - Rev. Robert L. Hinshaw, 68, of Kellogg died of cancer Wednesday, Sept 19, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.  

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Ashton Chapel in rural Mingo with Pastor James W. Holmes of the New Testament Baptist Church in Des Moines officiating.  Burial will be at Our Silent City Cemetery in Kellogg.  Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton is handling arrangements.  Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hinshaw home, 110 Railroad In Kellogg.  Memorials will be accepted in his name and may be left at their home or at the funeral home.  

The son of Homer L. and Velma B. Johnson Hinshaw, he was born Aug. 23, 1933, in Iowa City.  He graduated from Kellogg High School in 1952 and completed pastoral education classes at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary.  On June 13, 1952, he married Lois J. McNew in Newton.  

Rev. Hinshaw worked for the Vernon Company for more than 40 years as a compositor/photo typesetter, retiring in 1995.  He was the pastor of Ashton Chapel in rural Mingo for 35 years and the chaplain at Integrated Health Services of Jasper County.  He was a member of Ashton Chapel for 35 years and a member of the UAW Local 997.  

Survivors include his wife; five sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Debbie of Storm Lake, Terry and Pam and Tenny and Christy, all of Kellogg, Tracy Hinshaw and Bobbie Russie and Scott Hinshaw and Colleen Baker, all of Des Moines; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Robert Ball of Newton; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Joan of Newton; and a sister and brother-in-law, Bette and Hoy Modlin of Kellogg.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

The Ashton Chapel, where Bob was pastor for 35 years, has created a memorial to Bob - see: http://ashtonchapel.com2

Lois died Aug 22 2013, Skiff Medical Center, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa; age 79.9,14  

Lois' obituary was published by Pence-Reece funeral home:9

Lois Jane Hinshaw, 79, passed away Thursday evening, August 22, 2013, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.  

A Time of Remembrances for Lois, will be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the United Presbyterian Church in Newton.  Burial will be at Our Silent City Cemetery in Kellogg.  Memorials have been designated in Lois' name, and Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton, have been entrusted with the arrangements.  A time of Fellowship and Tea will follow the Time of Remembrance, with a ROUND TABLE TEA, Thursday at the church.  

Lois J. Hinshaw, the daughter of Edward Abraham and Alice Belle (Drake) McNew, was born January 11, 1934, at the Mary Frances Skiff Memorial Hospital in Newton.  She was the young of five children, and attended the Newton Schools.  

On June 13, 1952, Lois was united in marriage with Rev. Robert "Bob" Lawrence Hinshaw in Newton.  Lois was a longtime resident of the Kellogg area, and enjoyed her community involvement.  She had devoted her life to her family, and was a member of Ashton Chapel for 35 plus years.  She was a kind and warm hearted lady who always found the good in everyone.  

Those left to honor Lois memory include her five sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Debra Hinshaw of Lawrence, Kansas, Terry and Pam Hinshaw and Tenny and Christine Hinshaw, all of Kellogg, Tracy Hinshaw and Bobbie Russie of Des Moines, and Scott Hinshaw and Colleen Baker, of Pleasant Hill; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Robert Ball of Newton; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; a sister Marjorie Belle Eilander (Pastor James) Holmes of Des Moines; brothers-in-law [sic] Roger Hinshaw of Newton; sister-in-law Bette Modlin of Kellogg.  

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Bob on Sept. 19, 2001; and three brothers: Charles, James and Kenneth McNew.

(photo)Photo: Robert Lawrence Hinshaw 11,15

(photo)Photo: Lois Jane McNew 9

(photo)Photo: Robert Lawrence Hinshaw gravestone Our Silent City Cemetery 2

Social Security information for Robert Lawrence Hinshaw: 485-34-1912


  1. Contribution from Tommy Lee Hinshaw.
  2. Ashton Chapel, "Robert Hinshaw Memories":
  3. Contribution from Tommy Lee Hinshaw ().
  4. Obituary of Robert Lawrence Hinshaw.
  5. Obituary of Lois Jane McNew.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. Obituary of Robert L. Hinshaw; The Newton Daily News - USGenWeb Archives:,%20Reverend%20Robert%20L..
  8. 1940 census, Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa; roll T627-1169, ED 50-11, page 4B, line #48, household #40.
  9. Obituary of Lois Jane McNew Hinshaw; Pence-Reece funeral home:
  10. Obituary of Garry I. Hinshaw:
    "The Des Moines Register", February 7, 1995, pg 7;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  12. Obituary of Robert L. Hinshaw; The Newton Daily News - USGenWeb Archives:,%20Reverend%20Robert%20L..
  13. Jasper County, Iowa Obituaries; USGenWeb Archives:
  14. Death of Lois Jane McNew Hinshaw; "Des Moines Register" (Des Moines, Iowa), Aug 25 2013:
  15. Ashton Chapel, "Robert Hinshaw Memories":

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