Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Thomas E. Hinton passed away suddenly Thursday; March 8, 1928, at the Enterprise hospital where he had been a few days for treatment. A horse had stepped on one foot and serious infection had resulted. One toe was removed and it thought it was the source of the poison was eliminated and the patient would mend. But he dropped off without warning while no attendant was in the room.
Funeral services were held at the undertaking chapel Sunday, conducted by Rev. H.L. Ford of the Christian church, and burial was in the Enterprise cemetery.
Mr. Hinton was born at Wingville, Wis., Sept. 24, 1858. He came west in 1881 and had made his home in Oregon ever since, living in Enterprise for 17 years. He was survived by two sisters and two brothers; Mrs. Belle Alderman of Boscobel, Wis.; Mrs. Margaret Blakley of San Mateo. Cal.; Sylvanus Hinton of Volcano, Cal.; and Sylvester Hinton of Dayton, Wash.
Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, March 15, 1928 Page 8
Contributed by: Sue Wells