"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSYF-DG5 : accessed 8 May 2018), Arthur P Hinson in household of James Hinson, Gastonia Township (east part) Spencer Mountain Mills town & Gastoniat town (prt.) Ward 2, Gaston, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79, sheet 5A, family 105, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,196. [Middle initial is indexed as P but review of other P's on page indicate that the character is probably not a P. It could be a G. McGee-1611 12:13, 8 May 2018 (UTC)]
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Arthur by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: