Ashby Hinkle

Ashby Lee Hinkle (1890 - 1934)

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Ashby Lee Hinkle
Born in West Virginiamap
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Died in Welch, McDowell Co, West Virginiamap
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Ashby was born in 1890, the son of Matthew Hinkle and Mary Bane. He married Ardella W Farrar. Ashby passed away in 1934.[1]

Ashby was a brother of Hallie G. Hinkle-Rowe (1893-1984), Walter Otway Hinkle (1895-1981), Hettie L. Hinkle (1898-1975), & an unnamed Infant Hinkle (1900-1900).

He was a brakeman on a N&W Railroad train. Ashby died at age 44 from traumatic shock following his severed legs (per WV Death Certificate #9357).

From the Aug 7, 1934 Charleston Gazette, page 5

Railroad Man Is Dead In Mishap Injuries

WELCH. Aug. 6, 1934 — Injured in a railway accident, A.L Hinkle, 43, of Williamson, a brakeman for the Norfolk and Western railway, died in a hospital today. Hinkle lost both legs Sunday night when he attempted to throw a switch in the Eckman yards to derail a boxcar, and fell under its wheels. His widow and three children survive,


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial # 15812718

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