Shelton Hinson, Sr. DDS
First name may have initially been James. b. March 19, 1829 in VA. d. June 07, 1912 in Memphis, Shelby, TN. He m. (1) Kate Neill (ca 1840 MO - 1876 Memphis) in Saline Co., MO.
Issue: Leon Shelton, James L., and Dr. Carl Lee Hinson who m. Etta Nell.
He m. (2) Margaret Wright (1840 MS - 1904 Memphis). She had been previously m. to John H. Brooks (c 1836 TN - aft. 1870 AR) whose issue included Dr. Wyatt William Brooks & Walter L. Brooks. Dr. William W. Brooks m. Dr. May L. Peyton, 1st cousin of Dr. Shelton Hinson's daughter-in-law, Mattie Daisy Fletcher.
Issue of Dr. Shelton Hinson & Margaret J. Wright Brooks: Shelton Hinson, Jr. (1871 Memphis - 1952 Memphis) who m. Mattie Daisy Fletcher. Their issue: Dr. Mary Ardenne, Henry Riner, Margaret Fleda, James Fletcher & Arlene.
Shelton, Sr. was a dentist who moved from VA to MO to LA to Memphis in 1854. His second wife, Margaret Wright, raised all 6 boys (his, hers and theirs) from childhood.
Of Dr. Shelton Hinsons' descendants, 1 son, 1 step-son, 1 daughter-in-law, 1 granddaughter, and 1 great-grandson became dentists in the Memphis area from the period of 1854 - 1975, of whom 2 were women.
Most of the Hinsons are buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis.
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