Charles Deane 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 Mary Hinshaw (?-1822)
 7....... George Hinshaw (1775-1862) m Susannah Johnson (1790-1876)
 8........ George Hinshaw (1820-1874) m Polly Maria Toliver (1828-1925)
 9......... Roland Hinshaw (1867-1927) m Mary Knight (1871-1955)
10.......... James Deane Hinshaw (1892-1979) m Kathryn Adaline Weidinger (1901-1991)
11........... Charles Deane Hinshaw (1928-)
              +Ruth Elizabeth Julian (1931-2008)
12............  Ruth Ann Hinshaw (1953-) 1,2,3,4
12............  Edward Stephen Hinshaw  1,2,4
12............  Nancy Jean Hinshaw  1,2,4
12............  Jane Marie Hinshaw  1,2,4
12............  Joseph Deane Hinshaw (1954-2016) 1,2,4
12............  George Robert Hinshaw (1955-) 1,2,4
12............  Donald Eugene Hinshaw (1957-) 1,2,4
12............  Jerome Anthony "Jerry" Hinshaw (1962-2008) 1,2,4
12............  James Andrew Hinshaw (1967-) 1,2,4,5
12............  Karen Sue Hinshaw (1969-) 1,2,4
Charles Deane Hinshaw     [ID 09763] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Feb 14 1928, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.5,6,7,8  

He married Ruth Elizabeth Julian, Sep 13 1952, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,3,5,6,9,10  Ruth, daughter of Marius Julian & Marie Campbell, was born Jan 15 1931, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.5,9  

In 2000 Deane was residing in Bloomington, Illinois.5,10  

Ruth died Jan 3 2008, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; age 76.3,9  

Ruth's obituary was published in "The Pantagraph" (Bloomington, Illinois) on Saturday, January 5, 2008:9

Ruth E. Hinshaw

BLOOMINGTON - Ruth Elizabeth Hinshaw, 76, of 925 W. Wood St., Bloomington, died at 6:43 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 3, 2008) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.  

Her memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church, Bloomington, with the Rev. Ric Schneider officiating.  Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bloomington, followed by a luncheon at St. Mary's Parish Hall, Bloomington.  She was cremated.  The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington, with a prayer service at 6 p.m.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ruth Hinshaw Estate c/o St. Mary's Church, 527 W. Jackson St., Bloomington, IL 61701.  

Ruth was born Jan. 15, 1931, in Bloomington, the daughter of Marius and Marie Campbell Julian.  She married Charles Deane Hinshaw on Sept. 13, 1952, in Bloomington.  They recently celebrated 55 years of marriage and he survives.  

She is survived by her 10 children, Ruth Ann (Doug) Smith, Mesa, Ariz.; Joseph Hinshaw, Tempe, Ariz.; George (Cynthia) Hinshaw, Edward (Angie) Hinshaw, Don Hinshaw, Jerry Hinshaw, Jane Wimp, Jim Hinshaw and Karen Hinshaw, all of Bloomington; and Nancy (Bernie) Feldman, Syracuse N.Y.; also by 22 grandchildren, Parker, Amanda, Cody, Ryan, Deane, Tess, Justin, Matt, Chad, Dana, Gage, Sarah, Christina, Michael, Jimi, Joe, James, Jonathon, Jessica, Trish, Steven and Austin; also one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rose.  Also surviving are two brothers, Joseph Julian, Bloomington, and Phillip Julian, Maine.  She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Paul Julian, Robert Julian and Harold Julian; and granddaughter, Laura Jean Feldman.  

Ruth attended St. Mary's Grade School, graduated from Holy Trinity High School and attended Illinois State University.  

While attending St. Mary's School, she began playing the organ at age 13 for the church.  She continued on and later became the director of the music ministry.  She organized and directed the 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday choirs and played the organ for the 4 p.m. Saturday Mass.  She played at weddings and funerals and most weekend Masses throughout her life.  

Ruth was a member of the St. Anne's Society and the Bereavement Committee at St. Mary's Parish.  She was a member of the Parish Pastoral Council and liturgy committee, and is a past deanery chairman of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women.  She organized the lectors, altar servers, eucharistic ministers and cantors.  She assisted in setting up and organizing the library at St. Mary's School.  She helped to organize the annual appreciation dinner and was a sponsor for RCIA.  

In the fall of 2006, she was awarded the Pere Marquette Award for her outstanding service to St. Mary's Parish in Bloomington, where she served for more than 60 years.  It was celebrated at a Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria, presided over by Bishop Daniel Jenky.  

In past years she worked from home, typing for the Rabbit Breeders Association.  She was a supporter of the Friends of Miller Park Zoo.  She supported and enjoyed the musical arts.  She was a collector of dolls, angels and Native American art.  She was a member of the PTA and the Mother's Club.  

Ruth dedicated her life to the church and her family and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.


  1. Contribution from Deane Paul Hinshaw.
  2. Obituary of Ruth Elizabeth (Julian) Hinshaw.
  3. Contribution from Ruth Ann Hinshaw Smith.
  4. Obituary of Jerome Anthony "Jerry" Hinshaw.
  5. U.S. Public Records Index;
  6. Contribution from Mary G. Tidwell ().
  7. 1930 census, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T626-535, ED 9, page 6B, line #85, dwelling #117, family #117.
  8. 1940 census, Bloomington Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T627-841, ED 57-9, page 8B, line #60, household #151.
  9. Obituary of Ruth E. Hinshaw; "The Pantagraph", Jan 5 2008:
  10. Obituary of Millie M. Hinshaw, "The Pantagraph", Feb 19 2000.

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