Ira Elmer 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........ Simon Hinshaw (1785-1852) m Rebecca Hobson (1784-1855)
 9......... Enan Hinshaw (1824-1901) m Rebecca Ingram (1829-1908)
10.......... Charles Newton Hinshaw (1849-1918) m Anna Ella Smith (1852-1947)
11........... Ira Elmer Hinshaw (1884-1935) m Effie P. Prather (1897-1962)
12............ Ira Elmer Hinshaw (1918-1989)
               +Margaret P. Harris (1923-1995)
13.............  George Lee Hinshaw (1947-2010) 1,2,3,4
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Ira Elmer Hinshaw1,5,6 [Blackie Hinshaw2, June Hinshaw7].

(Ira was known as "June" which was short for "Junior").7  

Born Jan 19 1918, Danvers, Illinois.1,5,6  

He married Margaret P. Harris, Dec 5 1942, Kahoka, Missouri.1,2,5  Margaret, daughter of William Lynn Harris & Edna Iona Chance, was born Dec 2 1923, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.1,2,5  

In 1989 Ira was living in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.6  

Ira Elmer Hinshaw died Jul 5 1989, Peoria Heights, Peoria County, Illinois; buried Stout's Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.1,2,3,5,6  

Ira's obituary appeared in a local newspaper as follows (probably from the Peoria Journal Star):3

Ira Hinshaw
Peoria -- Ira "Blackie" Hinshaw Jr., 71 of 5522 Galena Road, died at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 1989, in the Galena Park Nursing Home.  Cremation rites have been accorded and burial of ashes were held this morning in the Stouts Grove Cemetery near Danvers.  The Rev. William Peterson officiated.  
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bartonville, of which he was a member.  
Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret P. Harris; one son, George Lee Sr. of Winter Park, Fla.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Robert (Thelma) Sinks of East Peoria; and one brother, Jim Hinshaw of Spring Bay.

Margaret died Aug 7 1995, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; buried Stout's Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean County, Illinois.2  The following obituary appeared in the "Peoria Journal Star" on Wednesday, August 9, 1995:8

Margaret P. "Midge" Hinshaw, 71, of Galena Park Terrace died at 12:10 a.m.  Monday, Aug. 7, 1995, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.  Born Dec. 2, 1923, in Peoria to William Lynn and Edna Iona Chance Harris, she married Ira E. "Blackie" Hinshaw Jr. on Dec. 5, 1942, in Kahoka, Mo.  He died July 5, 1989, in Peoria Heights.  She also was preceded in death by two grandchildren.  Surviving are one son, George Lee Sr. of Peoria; four grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; one brother, Billy Coffman of Peoria; and one sister, Mrs. Lionel (Elaine) Cote of Enterprise, Fla.  She was a member of Berea Baptist Church in Bartonville.  Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Stoutz Grove Cemetery in Danvers.  The Rev. Ken Linder will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Cremation will be accorded.  Wilton Mortuary in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.  Memorials may be made to her church.

Social Security information for Ira Elmer Hinshaw: 331-03-1471


  1. A family group sheet from Thelma Hinshaw, courtesy of Wayne Hinshaw.
  2. Obituary of Margaret (Harris) Hinshaw:
    "The Peoria Journal Star", August 9, 1995, pg D6;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).
  3. Contribution from David W. Jones citing: obituary of Ira Hinshaw.
  4. Obituary of Ira Hinshaw.
  5. Gravestone inscriptions in the Hinshaw Cemetery, Stout's Grove Cemetery, Parklawn (Danvers) Cemetery, & Scogin Hill Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  7. Contribution from Derek & Janet Cooper () citing:
    Interview with Maurice Hinshaw, August 2000.
  8. "The Peoria Journal Star", August 9, 1995, pg D6;
    (UMI Obituaries 1990-1997. Orem, UT: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998).

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