Joshua Hinkle

Joshua William Cass Hinkle (1848 - 1929)

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Dr Joshua William Cass Hinkle
Born in Wayne Co, Tennesseemap
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Husband of — married 1878 in Arkansasmap
Died in Mountain View, Stone Co, Arkansasmap
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Joshua was born in 1848, the son of John Downing Hinkle and Arena Ann Beckham. He married Lucy J Ross in 1845. Joshua passed away in 1924.[1]

He was the son of John Downing Hinkle and Arena Ann (Irena) Beckham Hinkle, both natives of NC and the grandson of Wm. and Sarah Downing Hinkle.

His parents were married in Wayne Co., Tn., and located near Melbourne, about 1850 ,Izard Co, Ar., where John, born in 1816, died Sept 1,1852. Arena married Stephen Taylor and was living in Izard Co., at age 68.

Dr. Hinkle was educated in the public schools of Izard Co., and at age 17 began school teaching in Izard and other counties, and farming. While teaching he commenced reading medicine, and in 1883, began studies under Dr. John N. Nicks, and in 1884-85, he attended the American Medical College of St. Louis.

In 1877, Joshua married Lucy J. Ross, daughter of James J. Ross, Izard Co, AR. Their children were:

  1. Ollie Green,1878 – 1962
  2. Jefferson Breckenridge,1881 – 1903
  3. Dr. Shelby Boone, 1883 – 1937; # 14144849
  4. Byron Scudder,1893 – 1973
  5. Hubert Hayden, 1897-1898; #14144872
  6. John A.,1900 – 1974; # 14220538

They were members of the Christian Church, and he was a master Mason of the Melbourne Lodge.

After practicing for some time with Dr. Nicks, he, in 1886, came to Stone Co., and bought a farm of 95 acres, southeast of Mn. View.

Lucy & Joshua are buried in Flatwoods Cemetery, Mountain View, Stone Co, AR.


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial # 14259996
  • Reminiscent History Of The Ozark Region, pub. Goodspeed Brothers, Publishers, Chicago 1894

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Dr Joshua and Lucy Ross Hinkle
Dr Joshua and Lucy Ross Hinkle


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