Merritt G. 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........ Jacob Hinshaw (1787-1832) m Mary Davis (1796-1874)
 9......... Elias Hinshaw (1827-1893) m Martitia Macon (1830-1877)
10.......... George Franklin Hinshaw (1863-1939) m Nellie B. Merritt (c1867-?)
11........... Merritt G. Hinshaw (1889-1969)
              +Effie Isabelle Metzger (1889-1985)
12............  Nellie Gwendolyn Hinshaw (c1916-<2002) 1,2,3,4
12............  Maxine Grace Hinshaw (1918-2009) 1,2,3,4
12............  Merritt G. Hinshaw, Jr. (1926-2002) 1,2,4
Merritt G. Hinshaw     [ID 08550] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Merritt G. Hinshaw5,6,7 [Marrit G. Hinshaw8].

Born Feb 23 1889, Kansas.2,3,6,7,8  

He married Effie Isabelle Metzger, Sep 7 1910, Sedgwick County, Kansas.9  Effie was born Sep 5 1889, Kansas.2,3,6,8  

Merritt and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 26 1920), Pamona, Mesa County, Colorado:3

Hinshaw, Merritt G, head-of-household, age 30, born in Kansas; father born in Illinois; mother born in United States; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Effie, wife, age 30, born in Kansas; father born in Iowa; mother born in United States.
Hinshaw, Nellie G, daughter, age 4, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Maxine G, daughter, age 1 year 6 months, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas.
Summers, J.F., roomer, age 55, born in Indiana; parents born in United States; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Summers, Mrs. J.F., wife, age 50, birthplace unknown; parents birtplaces unknown.
Summers, Jarce, son, age 32, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother's birthplace unknown; single; occupation: farm partner, general farm.
Summers, Paul, son, age 18, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother's birthplace unknown; single; occupation: laborer, home farm.

Merritt and family were again shown in the 1930 census (May 5 1930), Pamona, Mesa County, Colorado:2

Hinshaw, Merritt G, head-of-household, age 41, born in Kansas; parents born in United States; first married at age 21; owned home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Effie J., wife, age 40, born in Kansas; father born in United States; mother born in Kansas; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, N Gwendolyn, daughter, age 14, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Maxine G, daughter, age 11, born in Kansas; parents born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Merritt Jr., son, age 3 years 7 months, born in Colorado; parents born in Kansas.

In 1969 Merritt was living in/near Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado.6  

Merritt G. Hinshaw died Feb 7 1969, buried Masonic Cemetery, Orchard Mesa, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado.6,8  

In 1985 Effie was living in adjacent Clifton, Mesa County, Colorado.6  

Effie died Jan 18 1985, buried Masonic Cemetery, Orchard Mesa, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado.6,8  

Merritt and Effie's gravestone is inscribed with: "Let his own works praise him on the gates.  Proverbs 31".8  

Social Security information for Merritt G. Hinshaw: 524-46-2236

Social Security information for Effie Isabelle Metzger: 522-64-3140


Sources

  1. Obituary of Merritt Hinshaw, Jr..
  2. 1930 census, Pamona, Mesa County, Colorado; roll T626-247, ED 21, page 16B-17A, line #98, dwelling #382, family #385.
  3. 1920 census, Pamona, Mesa County, Colorado; roll T625-168, ED 100, page 12A, line #19, dwelling #263, family #267.
  4. Obituary of Maxine Grace Hinshaw.
  5. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  7. Contribution from Lois (Hinshaw) Jump citing:
    1910 census, Pleasant Township, Butler County, Kansas (Apr 28 1910).
  8. Masonic Cemetery, Orchard Mesa, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/co/mesa/cemeteries/ommason.txt.
  9. Sedgwick County, Kansas Marriage Index, May 9 1870 - May 24 1922;
    Kansas State Library Archives: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/F-H.htm.


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