John Hinson, CSA Veteran
The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
August 12, 1909, Vol. 15, No. 28
Mr. John Hinson died suddenly at his home in east Dillon Saturday afternoon at 4 0'clock. The cause of Mr. Hinson's death was heart disease from which he had suffered for several years. It was while sitting in the piaza that Mr. Hinson was taken ill and in a few moments he was suffering great agony. Dr. Padger who was making a call at a house near by administered stimulus and did everything he cold to relieve his suffering but the attack was so severe that death ensued in a few minutes.
Mr. Hinson was born in Marlboro County and in early life he followed the profession of a printer. Abandoning this profession he engaged in various other vocations, the latter part of his life being devoted to the saw mill business. He was a brave confederate soldier and served with great distinction during the four year's conflict.
He was twice married and by his first marriage there were born to him seven sons by whom he is survived. His second marriage was with out issue. He is survived by his second wife, who was a Mrs. Sanders.
Monday the remains were taken to Maxton where they were interred by the graves of his ancestors. The deceased was 67 years of age.
Transcribed by Helen B. Moody from the microfilm at the Dillon Library, Dillon, South Carolina