Emma Hinson (1894 - 1978)

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Emma Hinson
1894 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Emma Hinson was born on October 6, 1894. She died in May 1978 at 83 years of age. We know that Emma Hinson had been residing in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina 29204.

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Emma Hinson passed away in May 1978 at 83 years old. She was born on October 6, 1894. There is no information about Emma's surviving family. We know that Emma Hinson had been residing in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina 29204.
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1894 - 1978 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Emma Hinson was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1926, when she was 32 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1943, by the time she was 49 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1958, when she was 64 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1978, in the year of Emma Hinson's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Mar 10, 1922 - Dec 11, 2009
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Jan 20, 1904 - November 1981
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Oct 15, 1901 - November 1968
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Dec 28, 1914 - April 1954
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Apr 9, 1924 - Oct 23, 2009
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Edith S Hinson
Apr 15, 1919 - January 1992
James M Hinson
Nov 21, 1920 - Apr 27, 2003
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T B Hinson
Apr 13, 1960 - April 1990
Helen B Hinson
Jul 12, 1921 - January 1989
Edgemoor, SC
Jack Hinson
Aug 12, 1921 - Oct 30, 1996
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John W Hinson
Jun 5, 1925 - Apr 27, 1992
Fort Mill, SC
Edna Hinson
Aug 16, 1902 - April 1984
North Charleston, South Carolina
Charlie H Hinson
Sep 7, 1908 - May 20, 1999
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Harold Hinson
Jul 14, 1920 - Jul 4, 2007
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Juanita Hinson
Feb 4, 1923 - December 1980

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