Henry Carol Poynter was born on 6 September 1866, in Marion, Arkansas, United States. He married Mary Ellen Best on 19 November 1888, in Columbus, Cherokee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Salamanca Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 9 June 1936, in Columbus, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69.
English (southern): variant of Pointer .