Marion Carlisle Hinnant

22 March 1895–26 July 1949 (Age 54)
Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Marion Carlisle

When Marion Carlisle Hinnant was born on 22 March 1895, in Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, Albert Rhett Hinnant, was 51 and his mother, Senia Cornella Price, was 40. He married Melbra Olive Eleazer about 1916, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 26 July 1949, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Marion Carlisle Hinnant
Melbra Olive Eleazer
Marriage: about 1916
Emily Hinnant

Spouse and Children

about 1916
South Carolina, United States


    Emily Hinnant


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Rhett Hinnant


    Senia Cornella Price




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably a variant of Dutch Hinant, from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + nand ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Marion C Hinnant in household of Albert R Hinnant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marion Hinnaut in household of Albert Hinnaut, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marion C. Hinnant, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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