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Ira Wheeler Hinkley (1879 - 1941)

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Ira Wheeler Hinkley
Born in Fremont Center, Delaware County, New York, United Statesmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 18 Aug 1909 in Downsville, Delaware County, New York, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Kings County, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 Sep 2018 | Created 8 Sep 2018
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Ira Wheeler Hinkley, son of Wheeler Hinkley and Ruth E. (Cannon) Hinkley, was born on 13 Dec. 1879 in Fremont Center, Delaware County, New York.[1][2] He was a laborer at a chemical works when he appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 in the home of his parents at Colchester, Delaware County, New York.[3]

He married Olive M. Signor, daughter of Elliott Sebastian Signor and Julia R. (Baxter) Signor, on 18 Aug. 1909 at Downsville, Delaware County, New York.[1]

He was a laborer in an acid factory when he and Olive appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Hancock, Delaware County, New York.[4] He and Olive appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Hamden, Delaware County, New York.[5]

Ira died on 18 Dec. 1941 in Kings County, New York.[6]


29 June 1900

Colchester, Delaware County, New York

  • Wh Hinckley 63 b. April 1837 NJ. m. 34 yrs. farmer.
  • Ruth Hinckley 52 wife b. Feb. 1848 NY. m. 34 yrs. 11 children 6 living.
  • Ira W Hinckley 20 son b. Dec. 1879 NY. laborer at chemical works.
  • Martha C Hinckley 14 dau. b. Aug. 1885 NY.[3]
21 April 1910

Hancock, Delaware County, New York.

  • Hinkley, Ira age 30 m1 m 0 yrs b. NY f.b. NJ m b. NY Laborer Acid Factory.
  • Olive wife age 26 m1 m 0 yrs b. NY.[4]
16 April 1930

Hamden, Delaware County, New York.

  • Ira W Hinckley 50.
  • Olive M Hinckley 46.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935," index and images, FamilySearch NY Marriages: accessed 11 Jun 2014), Ira Hinkley and Olive Signor, 18 Aug 1909; citing 44, , New York, United States; FHL microfilm 831891.
  2. Ira Wheeler Hinkley U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. The draft card has 1880 but he is in the 1880 census with his parents so it has to be 1879.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1900; Census Place: Colchester, Delaware, New York; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1241021 1900 US Census Wh Hinckley
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1910; Census Place: Hancock, Delaware, New York; Roll: T624_935; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0018; FHL microfilm: 1374948. 1910 US Census. Ira Hinkley.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Year: 1930; Census Place: Hamden, Delaware, New York; Roll: 1418; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0020; Image: 1165.0; FHL microfilm: 2341153. 1930 US Census. Ira W Hinckley.
  6. Ira Hinkley New York, New York, Extracted Death Index, 1862-1948.

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