Clarence William 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..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Absolom Hinshaw (1728-?) m Rebecca Haddock 
 7....... Absolom Hinshaw (1752-1830) m Elizabeth Hinshaw (c1753-1833)
 8........ John Hinshaw (1783-1855) m Margaret Ann Ratcliff (1790-1860)
 9......... John Hinshaw (1818-1902) m Teresa Wright (1825-1883)
10.......... William Martin Hinshaw (1865-1945) m Arvilla Merles Platt (1878-1951)
11........... Dewey William Hinshaw (1898-1979) m Glenna Mae Washler (1900-1982)
12............ Clarence William Hinshaw (1919-2002)
               +Miriam James (1923-2006)
13.............  James William Hinshaw (1943-) 1,2,3
13.............  John Wayne Hinshaw (1946-1988) 1,2,3,4,5
Clarence William Hinshaw     [ID 07562] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Clarence William Hinshaw4,6 [Bill Hinshaw1].

Born May 14 1919, Randolph County, Indiana.1,6,7,8  

He married Miriam James1,4,7 [Mariam I. James9,10], Aug 9 19411,4,7.  Miriam, daughter of Walter Orval James & Naomi Blanche Stephens, was born Jan 15 1923, Randolph County, Indiana.1,9,11  

In 1998 Bill and Miriam were living in Snow Hill / Winchester, Indiana.12  

Clarence William Hinshaw died Apr 8 2002, at his home, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana; buried Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Indiana.7,8,10  

Bill's obituary was published in "The Star Press", Muncie, Indiana:7

Clarence W. Hinshaw, 82

WINCHESTER - Clarence W. (Bill) Hinshaw, 82, of 4025 S. Randolph County Road 100-E, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at his home after a long illness.  

He was born May 14, 1919, in Randolph County and was the son of the late Dewey and Glenna Washler Hinshaw.  

He was a mold maker at Overmyer Mold, Winchester, and had retired from Anchor Glass Co. after 43 years.  He served in the U.S. Army Cavalry Unit during World War II.  

He was a member of Winchester Masonic Lodge 56 and a 1938 graduate of Huntsville High School.  Mr. Hinshaw was well known in the Horse Pulling Association.  

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Miriam James Hinshaw; a son, James W. Hinshaw, Winchester; a sister, Mary Edna Groth, Leesburg, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Margo McPhee of St. Joseph, Mo.; two granddaughters, Jamie Jackson and Jennifer Hinshaw; two great-grandchildren, John Michael and Abbie Marcene; two nephews, Al Groth, Winchester, and Fred Groth, Wisconsin; his aunt, Doris Lee Marquis of Indianapolis, and his special friends, Orin and Maggie Hammer of Lynn.  

He was preceded in death by a son, John W. Hinshaw.  

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Fountain Park Cemetery, with Rev. Max Edwards officiating.  The family will receive callers 3-8 p.m. Friday in Thomas Funeral Home, 108 E. Sherman St., Lynn.  

The Winchester Masonic Lodge 56 will have Masonic services at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  

Memorials may be made to the Masonic Lodge or the Alzheimers Association in care of the funeral home.  

Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas Funeral Home, Lynn.

Miriam died Mar 21 2006, at her home, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana; buried Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Indiana.9,10  

Mariam's obituary was published in the "Palladium-Item" (Richmond, Indiana) on March 23 2006:9,13

Mariam I. Hinshaw

Mariam I. Hinshaw, 83, of Winchester, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at her residence.  

She was born in Randolph County, the daughter of Orval and Blanche (Stephens) James.  

Mariam was a graduate of Ridgeville High School.  

She was a retired bookkeeper for Geyer's Chevrolet in Winchester.  She had also worked at Hinshaw Tool & Die as a bookkeeper.  

She was a member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority.  She sold Home Interior and loved to travel, especially overseas.  

She leaves to cherish her memory a son, James Hinshaw of Winchester; two granddaughters, Jamie Hinshaw Jackson of Osborn, Mo., and Jennifer Hinshaw Griffin of Stewartsville, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Abigayle and Alyson Jackson, John and Diesel Griffin; a daughter-in-law, Margo McPhee of Stewartsville, Mo.; brothers, Jesse (wife Barb) James of Stroh, Ind., Max (wife Ruth Ann) James of Ridgeville, Ind.; sister, Ginny (husband Keith) Woodbury of Winchester, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Mary (husband Alfred) Groth of Leesburg, Fla.; special friends, Benny Gerber, Dave Gibson and Barbara Geyer; and several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence "Bill" Hinshaw; a son, John Wayne Hinshaw; and a sister, Betty (husband, Oren) West.  

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2006, at Thomas Funeral Home, 108 E. Sherman St., Lynn, with Pastor Max Edwards officiating.  Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.  Friends may gather to share and remember from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2006.  

Online condolences may be expressed at

(photo)Photo: Clarence William Hinshaw family gravestone Fountain Park Cemetery 10

Social Security information for Clarence William Hinshaw: 308-18-5395


  1. Contribution from Margo McPhee.
  2. Obituary of Clarence W. Hinshaw.
  3. Obituary of Mariam I. Hinshaw.
  4. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Interview with Miriam James Hinshaw.
  5. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    Interview with Miriam James Hinshaw.
  6. 1920 census, Washington Township, Randolph County, Indiana; roll T625-464, ED 159, page 16A, line #17, dwelling #432, family #433.
  7. Contribution from Ron Collins () citing:
    Obituary of Clarence W. Hinshaw; "The Star Press", Muncie, Indiana.
  8. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  9. Obituary of Miriam I. Hinshaw; "The Palladium-Item", Mar 23 2006;
    Obituary Collection:
  11. Obituary of Max James; "The News-Gazette" (Winchester, Indiana), Dec 7-8, 2011:
  12. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens.

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