William A. Hinson was born in Plymouth, North Carolina and grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and the Piedmont area of North Carolina. He has lived in the Murrells Inlet area of South Carolina since 2004 with his wife and three children. William received his Bachelor’s Degree from High Point University. He has taught history in the public schools for ten years. He has published numerous family history books over the years and is the author of - Discovering Ancient Giants - which was released by Seaburn Publishing Group in January of 2013.