Ernest LeRoy 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....... Thomas Hinshaw (1757-1825) m Rebecca Marshill (1762-1836)
 8........ Thomas Hinshaw (1802-1877) m Hannah Piggott (1801-1866)
 9......... Nathan Hinshaw (1842-1907) m Rachel Emma Jones (1846-1920)
10.......... George Bruce Hinshaw (1873-1963) m Gertrude Faith Cole (1875-1950)
11........... Ernest LeRoy Hinshaw (1899-1993)
              +Goldia Eunice Keith (1902-1997)
12............  Letha Maxine Hinshaw (c1922-) 1,2,3,4,5
12............  Kenneth Hinshaw  1,2,4,5
12............  Keith Hinshaw (1924-2013) 1,2,3,4,5
12............  Eva Jean Hinshaw (1926-2009) 1,2,3,4,5
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Ernest LeRoy Hinshaw1,2,6,7 [Earnest Leroy Hinshaw8, LeRoy Hinshaw1, Roy Hinshaw3].

Born Dec 1 1899, Kansas.1,3,6,7,8,9  

On Sep 12 1918 Earnest Leroy Hinshaw, age 18, registered for the World War I draft in Woodward County, Oklahoma.  He declared he was born Dec 1 1899 and was then residing in Sharon, Woodward County, Oklahoma, and his occupation was farming, employed by a Collier Williams of Sharon.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Gertie Faith Hinshaw of Sharon.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, light brown hair.  On the same day son Leroy's father and brother Jesse also registered for the draft.8  

Leroy was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 31 1920), 116 Husband St., Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma:9

Dorman, Lena, head-of-household, age 42, born in Texas; widow.
[... three children ...]
[... two roomers ...]
Hinshaw, Ernest L, roomer, age 20, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in United States; single; attended school; occupation: none.
[... four additional roomers ...]

He married Goldia Eunice Keith, about 1921.1,2,3,10  Goldia was born Dec 10 1902, Woodward County, Oklahoma.3,7,10  

Leroy and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), 1st St., Fargo, Ellis County, Oklahoma:3

Hinshaw, Roy, head-of-household, age 30, born in Kansas; parents born in Illinoise [sic]; first married at age 21; rented home ($7 rent); no radio in home; occupation: keeper, lumber yard.
Hinshaw, Goldia, wife, age 27, born in Oklahoma; parents born in Kansas; first married at age 18.
Hinshaw, Letha, daughter, age 8, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kansas; mother born in Oklahoma; attended school.
Hinshaw, Keith, son, age 5, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kansas; mother born in Oklahoma.
Hinshaw, Eva Jean, daughter, age 3 years 6 months, born in Oklahoma; father born in Kansas; mother born in Oklahoma.

In 1993 Leroy was living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.7  

Ernest LeRoy Hinshaw died Dec 8 1993.1,7  

The following obituary appeared in "The Daily Oklahoman", December 10, 1993:11

HINSHAW E. Leroy, 94, passed away on December 8, 1993.  Born December 1, 1899 in Kansas.  He came to Oklahoma at an early age.  Leroy retired from the hearing aid business after 30 years of service.  Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Goldia Keith Hinshaw; children, Letha Merrill, Keith Hinshaw and Jean Chiaf, all of Oklahoma City and Kenneth Hinshaw of Tucson, Az.; 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 1993 at the South Colonial Chapel.

Goldia died May 27 1997.7,10  The following obituary appeared in "The Daily Oklahoman", May 29, 1997:10

HINSHAW Goldia E., 94, passed away May 27, 1997.  She was born Dec. 10, 1902 in Woodward County, Ok.  Goldia was office manager at Sonotone Hearing Aid Co. and later worked at Streets Dept. Store.  She was an active member of South Lee United Methodist Church where she was involved in UMW & choir.  Preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, in 1993.  Survivors include her children, Letha Merrill, Keith Hinshaw & Jean Chiaf of OKC & Kenneth Hinshaw of Tucson, Az; brother, Kenneth Keith of Lubbock, Tx; sisters, Lola Mae Wedman of Yukon, Ok & Bertha Knittle of Mooreland, Ok; 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren.  Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 30, 1997 at the South Colonial Chapel.

Social Security information for Ernest LeRoy Hinshaw: 440-01-6754

Social Security information for Goldia Eunice Keith: 449-40-9859


  1. "The Daily Oklahoman", December 10, 1993, pg 35;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  2. Obituary of Keith Hinshaw.
  3. 1930 census, Fargo, Ellis County, Oklahoma; roll T626-1901, ED 6, page 3A, line #14, dwelling #61, family #61.
  4. Obituary of E. Leroy Hinshaw:
    "The Daily Oklahoman", December 10, 1993, pg 35;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  5. Obituary of Goldia E. (Keith) Hinshaw:
    "The Daily Oklahoman", May 29, 1997, pg 26;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  6. Contribution from Harold Gillenwater.
  7. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  8. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  9. 1920 census, Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma; roll T625-1482, ED 190, page 22B, line #89, dwelling #503, family #527.
  10. "The Daily Oklahoman", May 29, 1997, pg 26;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).

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