Cecil Rhodes 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.......... Levi Clarkson Hinshaw (1867-1944) m Emma C. Stanley (1868-1938)
11........... Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw (1901-1998)
              +Florence Adelle Cunningham (1905-1998)
12............  Norine Adelle Hinshaw (1935-) 1,2,3,4,5,6
12............  Delbert Clarkson Hinshaw (1937-) 1,2,3,5,6,7
Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw     [ID 08579] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 19 1901, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.8,9,10,11,12  

He married Florence Adelle Cunningham, about 1929.9,12,13  Florence, daughter of Alvin Robert Cunningham & Ruth Addie Rasey, was born Nov 8 1905, Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota.1,10,12,13  

Cecil and Florence were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 14 1930), 2879 Telegraph Ave., Apt. 2, Berkeley, Alameda County, California:12

Hinshaw, Cecil R., head-of-household, age 28, born in Kansas; father born in Indiana; mother born in Iowa; first married at age 27; rented home ($45.00 rent); radio in home; occupation: superintendent, [..unclear..] mail order dept.; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Florence A., wife, age 24, born in Minnesota; parents born in Minnesota; first married at age 23.

In 1998 Cecil and Florence were living in/near Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.10  

Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw died Feb 13 1998, buried Block 17, Mount Moriah Cemetery, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.3,9,10,14  

Cecil's obituary was published on Saturday, February 14, 1998 in the Kansas City (Missouri) "Star":3,15


Cecil R. Hinshaw, 96, Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, February 13, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center.  Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Monday, February 16, at South Broadland Presbyterian Church; private burial in Mount Moriah Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the church.  Mr. Henshaw [sic] was born December 19, 1901, in Emporia, KS.  He had been a member of the South Broadland Presbyterian Church since 1942.  He played piano for the church's Men's Class for 45 years, and was also a choir member.  He retired from Montgomery Ward after 25 years of service.  He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Florence L. Hinshaw, of the home; two children, Adelle Newlon, Kearney, MO, and Delbert Hinshaw, Jefferson City, MO; six grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.  (Arr.: Mount Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home).

Florence died Apr 30 1998, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; buried Block 17, Mount Moriah Cemetery, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.10,13,14  

Florence's obituary was published in the Kansas City (Missouri) "Star" on May 2, 1998:13

Forence A HINSHAW, 92, Kansas City MO, passed away Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Shalom Geriatric Center.  Private graveside services will be monday, May 4, at Mount Moriah Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Keystone Class at South Broadland Presbyterian Church.  

Mrs. Hinshaw was born Nov 8, 1905 in Shakopee MN.  She lived in Berkeley CA before moving to the Kansas City area in 1941.  She was a member of South Braodland Presbyterian Church and had been a faithful member of the Keystone Class and Choir since 1942.  She graduated from Whittier College, Whittier CA, with a BA in Education.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil HINSHAW, in 1998.  She is survived by one son, Delbert C HINSHAW, Jefferson City MO; one daughter, Adelle NEWTON, Kearney MO; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  (Arrangements: Mt Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home)

(photo)Photo: Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw & Florence Adelle Cunningham published intention to marry "Los Angeles Times", Jul 11 1929 16

(photo)Photo: Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw & Florence Adelle Cunningham gravestone Mount Moriah Cemetery 14

Social Security information for Cecil Rhodes Hinshaw: 552-05-6088

Social Security information for Florence Adelle Cunningham: 495-38-3819


  1. Lucinda Durbin's genealogy: http://www.paperdolls.org/cunningham.html.
  2. Contribution from Sue Baker () citing:
    Obituary of Florence Hinshaw; Kansas City (Missouri) "Star", May 2, 1998.
  3. Obituary of Cecil R. Hinshaw, The Kansas City Star, Feb 14 1998
  4. Contribution from Sue Baker () citing:
    Obituary of Florence Hinshaw; Kansas City (Missouri) "Star", May 2, 1998.
  5. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
  6. California Birth Index, 1905-1995; http://www.ancestry.com.
  7. Contribution from Sue Baker () citing:
    Obituary of Florence Hinshaw; Kansas City (Missouri) "Star", May 2 1998.
  8. Contribution from Galen Lee Hinshaw.
  9. Contribution from Lucinda Cunningham Durbin ().
  10. "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
  11. Obituary of Cecil R. Hinshaw
  12. 1930 census, Berkeley, Alameda County, California; roll T626-110, ED 288, page 12A, line #30, dwelling #348, family #353.
  13. Contribution from Sue Baker () citing:
    Kansas City (Missouri) "Star", May 2, 1998.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com.
  15. "Obituary Daily Times", http://obits.rootsweb.com.
  16. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.

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