|Name} Hinton, Maurice Vernet||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 27 Mar 1902||Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah|
|Marr.: Date} Exa 15 Oct 1935||Place} St. George, Washington, Utah (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 21 Jan 1956 D||Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah|
|Burial: Date} Fam 23 Jan 1956||Place} Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington, Utah|
|Grave Marker} Yes &||
|Parents: } Thomas Maurice Hinton & Wilhelmina Barbara Walker|
Relationship No.} 144
|1st Household No.} 729 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah|
| Occupation 1} Farm hand Occupation 3} Saw mill operator|
Occupation 2} Preacher Occupation 4} Custodian
|Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Maurice Vernet Hinton was born 27 Mar 1902 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah. He
was the second of seven children of Thomas Maurice Hinton and Wilhelmina Barbara Walker. He went by his
middle name Vernet, and in most written records his name is "M. Vernet Hinton". His sister Vera
had been born in 1899, and sister Elma was born in 1904. The family moved
about as his father Thomas, a carpenter by trade, was a section hand for the Union Pacific Railroad, and his
mother Wilhelmina cooked for the men. The Salt Lake City, Utah,
City Directory, 1904 lists Thomas M. Hinton as a carpenter, residing at 2 Goddard's Ct.|
In 1905 Vernet's family moved to Virgin, Utah, his father's home town. Then in 1906 they moved to Hurricane, Washington, Utah. The history sources note that "Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Hinton became the first residents of Hurricane when they occupied the bench in 1906." His father built the family home, located at 199 North and 200 West, Hurricane. His sister Lela was born in 1907.
In the 1910 U.S. census, Vernet's family was living in Hurricane, Washington, Utah. His father Thomas was a house carpenter. His sister Lucille had just been born in Apr 1910. His brother Jay Louis was born in 1913, and brother Francis Clemons in 1917. In 1917, when his father Thomas registered for the World War Draft, he listed himself as a farmer.
In the 1920 U.S. census, Vernet's family was living on 2nd West Street, Hurricane. His father Thomas was farming on his own account. The children at home included Vernet, 17, a farm hand on the family farm, Elma, 15, Lela, 12, Lucile, 9, Louis, 6, and Francis, 2. All of the children except the youngest had attended school. Living with them as renters were his older sister Vera Eagar, 20, and her husband Thomas Eagar, 21, a sheep herder.
In the 1930 U.S. census, Vernet's family was living on their farm, described as being on Third North, Hurricane. The children at home were Vernet, 28, a preacher for the Mormon church, Lucille, 20, a telephone operator, Louis, 16, a mail boy, and Francis, 13, attending school.
Vernet married Irene Beatty on 15 Oct 1935 in St. George, Washington, Utah. In the 1940 U.S. census, Vernet, 37, and Irene, 25, were living in Hurricane, Washington, Utah. Vernet was a saw mill operator, and had completed four years of high school. Their children were Maurice, 3, and Wesley, 2. Three more children were born in their marriage.
Vernet died 21 Jan 1956, at the age of 53, after a two month stay in the County Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah. His cause of death was listed as shock, due to depression of red blood cell production due to Chronic Myeloytric Leukemia. At the time of his death he was listed as a custodian for a church and school. Services were held 24 Jan 1956 at the Hurricane North LDS Chapel. He is buried in the Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington, Utah.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death} 9:30 a.m.||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Maurice Vernet Hinton|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
|Health Condition} Chronic Myelocytic
Cause of Death} Shock
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