The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of John Shuck
The location is Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America.
Link to the Find A Grave site for Samuel Sinton
[RFSS May 2008]
Quaker then Presbyterian.
He was a fire insurance agent. Retired 1898.
Samuel SINTON of Richmond and Sarah Elizabeth SINTON of Richmond were 1st cousins, 1 time removed. Their common ancestors are John SINTON of Rockmacreany and Rebecca CLARKE.
[RFSS Jul 2003]
Obituary supplied by Find A Grave contributor Anna
DEATH OF S. SINTON
Brother-in-law of Mrs. D. Cardwell Dies in Richmond.
News has been received in Columbia of the death in Richmond, Va., of Samuel Sinton, brother-in-law of Mrs. David Cardwell of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Cardwell went to Richmond for the funeral.
The Richmond News-Leader say of Mr. Sinton:
"Samuel Sinton, 79 years old, who lived for a number of years in the Jefferson Hotel, died yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, in the Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted from Grace Street Presbyterian Church tomorrow, at an hour to be announced later. Besides his widow, he leaves the following nephews and nieces: Arthur C. and James W. Sinton and the Misses Mary T., Jane G. and Eugenia Sinton.
"Mr. Sinton was taken ill in November, and was moved to the Memorial Hospital December 19, when his condition became more serious. He began his business career with his brother Charles J. Sinton, in the hardware business in Richmond. Afterward he entered the insurance field, first in the firm of John H. Montague & Co., and later as a partner in the firm of Peyton & Sinton. He had been out of active business about 17 years, devoting much of his time in recent years to travel.
[RFSS Mar 2016]
|Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
Groom's Name: Samuel Sinton
Groom's Birth Date: 1833
Groom's Birthplace: Richmond
Groom's Age: 51
Bride's Name: Sarah E. Sinton
Bride's Birth Date: 1846
Bride's Birthplace: Richmond
Bride's Age: 38
Marriage Date: 6 Nov 1884
Marriage Place: Richmond, Virginia
Groom's Father's Name: William Sinton
Groom's Mother's Name: Rebecca Sinton
Bride's Father's Name: Edward Sinton
Bride's Mother's Name: Maria V. Sinton
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01078-6
System Origin: Virginia-EASy
Source Film Number: 2048498
Reference Number: p 77
[RFSS Nov 2011]
|[ s966 ]||Cemetery Marker - Headstone, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America - H1913-03-03-SS
|[ s2116 ]||Marriage Registration - Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940 - Marriage of Samuel Sinton and Sarah E. Sinton on 6 November 1884 in Richmond, Virginia, United States of America - Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01078-6, System Origin: Virginia-EASy, Source Film Number: 2048498, Reference Number: p 77 - MR1884-06-11-SS-SES|
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