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WILLIAM HINSON & FRANCIS A. PETERS

Submitted by: Pat Hinson


John Robert Hinson, son of William Hinson, was a guard at Eastham Prison, Houston Co., TX.

He was killed by convicts attempting to escape.

LINK TO: Detailed account of the death of James Robert Hinson.

LINK TO:  Newspaper account of the wounding of John Robert Hinson

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 HINSON was born 15 Oct 1840 in AL. He married FRANCIS A. PETERS. She was born 20 Apr 1849.

Children of WILLIAM HINSON and FRANCIS PETERS are:

2. i. JOHN ROBERT2 HINSON, b. 08 Feb 1870; d. 03 Nov 1932, ; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

ii. WILLIAM ARTHUR HINSON, b. 18 Nov 1871.

iii. ERNEST LENWOOD HINSON, b. 26 Aug 1874; m. PATIENCE THOMAS.

iv. JAMES BRADFORD HINSON, b. 11 Jul 1876.

v. BETTIE REBECCA HINSON, b. 31 Aug 1878.

vi. CLARENCE DUNNAM HINSON, b. 09 Oct 1880.

vii. ANNIE VIRGINIA HINSON, b. 13 Feb 1883; m. BUNK WATTS.

viii. EUDORA HINSON, b. 21 Jan 1885.

ix. FANNIE HINSON, b. 26 Sep 1886; m. WALTER LEGGETT,DR..

x. JOSEPH EVERETT HINSON, b. 28 Oct 1890.

 

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN ROBERT2 HINSON (WILLIAM1) was born 08 Feb 1870, and died 03 Nov 1932 in ; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

He married ELLIE WINFORD SMITH. She was born 27 Nov 1871 in 12 3 1943, and died in ; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

Children of JOHN HINSON and ELLIE SMITH are:

3. i. LEO KENNETH3 HINSON, b. 22 Feb 1894; d. 23 Mar 1936, ; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

4. ii. CHARLIE NORNTLE HINSON, b. 15 Aug 1896, Livingston, TX; d. 14 Aug 1981, Trinity, Trinity Co., TX; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

 

Generation No. 3

3. LEO KENNETH3 HINSON (JOHN ROBERT2, WILLIAM1) was born 22 Feb 1894, and died 23 Mar 1936 in ; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX. He married MERTIE REED 08 Apr 1922 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX. She was born 1901, and died 1969.

More About LEO KENNETH HINSON:

- FACT #1 -: Served in the US Navy in WWII

Children of LEO HINSON and MERTIE REED are:

i. JIM BOB HINSON4 HINSON, b. 1925; d. 1944, ;Buried Guantamo Bay, Cuba-remains moved to San Mateo Military Cemetery, CA after the war..

ii. MARY ANN HINSON, b. 31 Aug 1928, Trinity, Trinity Co., TX; m. JOHN KENNETH ALLISON.

 

4. CHARLIE NORNTLE3 HINSON (JOHN ROBERT2, WILLIAM1) was born 15 Aug 1896 in Livingston, TX, and died 14 Aug 1981 in Trinity, Trinity Co., TX; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX. He married ORA MELVINA ROBINSON. She was born 10 Nov 1903 in Weldon, Houston Co., TX, and died 02 Jul 1995 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX; Buried in the Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, Houston Co., TX.

Children of CHARLIE HINSON and ORA ROBINSON are:

i. HAZEL CHARLYNE4 HINSON, b. 14 Jun 1924.

ii. JOHN KENNETH HINSON, b. 25 Dec 1929.

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