The only hint of Hiner that I had was the cemetery
on Hiner Road. It is about 1-1/2 miles NE of Dennis
or about 11 miles SW of Weatherford.
Kind of hard to find.
History in a Pecan Shell
Hiner Road, off Old Dennis Road, 12 mi. S of Weatherford)
According to local tradition the community of Hiner was established
mainly through the efforts of James J. Barnett who settled in Parker County in
1857. Area family legends and accounts of Barnett helping newcomers with transportation
and temporary housing abound. Wade Chapel Methodist Church, built on land donated
by Mary W. Wade adjacent to the Hiner Cemetery about 1870, served as a school
and community center; the Reverend James Hiner was its first minister. The cemetery,
with graves dating to 1872, contains the graves of at least seven veterans of
the American Civil War.
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