William Courtland Hinds

Brief Life History of William Courtland

When William Courtland Hinds was born on 20 August 1884, in Indiana, United States, his father, Richard Cochran Hinds, was 28 and his mother, Lulah May Mote, was 22. He married Alma Kruse on 27 September 1910, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 4, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 17 February 1959, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William Courtland Hinds
Della Richardson
Marriage: 28 May 1920
William Richard Hinds
Robert Richardson Hinds
John Richardson Hinds

Sources (23)

  • William C Hinds, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William C Hinds, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Wm Cortland Hinds, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: post-medieval variant of Hind , with excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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as told to Johnny

I can't remember who told me this, but my notes say Bill, my grandfather, used to play poker with the guys on Friday night down at Issackson's place, which was just a gaming shack west of Wall Avenue …

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