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Eli Henderson Hinson (1824 - 1916)

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Eli Henderson Hinson
Born in Anson County, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Clear Creek township, Mecklenberg County, North Carolina, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 8 Mar 2014
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Eli Henderson[1] Hinson was born in 1824 in what later became Union County, North Carolina.[2] Union County was formed from Anson and Mecklenburg Counties in 1842.[3]

Eli died on 21 October 1916 in Clear Creek township, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina[2]

Eli Henderson Hinson founded Arlington Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is buried in the cemetery there.[4]


  • 1916 Death Certificate[2]
    Abstracted from image of handwritten document by Debi Hoag (hereafter DMH), 27 December 2017
    • Mr Eli Hinson
    • Died: Oct 21 1916 in Clear Creek township, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    • Cause: Chronic Bowel Dyspepsia and debility from old age for 2 years; treated from Oct 1 - 19, 1916 by Ayer Whitley, M.D., Matthews
    • Buried: 22 Oct 1916, Arlington; Undertaker: F M Hinson, Allen, N. C.
    • Informant: Mrs E. C. Phillips, Allen R1 N.C. [presumed to be daughter Elizabeth Caroline (Hinson) Phillips - McGee-1611 07:00, 27 December 2017 (EST)]
      • Demographics: Male, White, Married, Age 92, Occupation: Merchant & farmer; Education: Com School
      • Birth: Oct 22 1824, Union Co N.C. [Union County was not created until 1842 from parts of Anson & Mecklenburg Counties - McGee-1611 07:00, 27 December 2017 (EST)]
      • Father: William Hinson, birthplace Union Co N.C.
      • Mary Coo?[l/k]?, birthplace Cabarrus Co N.C.


  1. Research of Julia Lansberry
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Certificate of Death no 13 (written) 314 (stamped), Mr Eli Hinson, 21 Oct 1916; State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; viewed at "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014, accessed 27 Dec 2017), 004215291 > image 640 of 2645; GS Film no 1892159
  3. William S Powell, "Union County" ( : accessed 20 January 2018), 2006; NCPedia (
  4. FIND A GRAVE, database with images ( : accessed 10 February 2017), memorial no. 55683446, Eli Henderson Hinson (1824-1916), created and photographed by Marg; citing Arlington Baptist Church Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA. Find A Grave: Memorial #55683446 includes additional source images of obituary and death certificate added by Jane M. Howard.

See Also:

  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015, accessed 11 February 2017), E H Hinson, Charlotte Post Office, East Division, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States; citing pg 32, household 270, family 271, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm publication M653, roll 906 (Washington, D.C.: NARA, n.d.).
    [Based in the 1870 Census, several children may not to have been enumerated. McGee-1611 10:58, 11 February 2017 (EST) ]
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Eli H Hinson, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 11, family 91, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,647.

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