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 Christine Gail Hinton

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Christine Gail Hinton

Birth
San Mateo County, California, USA
Death 30 Sep 1969 (aged 21)
Novato, Marin County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: David Crosby spread Christine's ashes in the ocean from onboard his sailing vessel, the "Mayan". It was on this voyage that "Wooden Ships"(a signature song of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) was written
Memorial ID 72972046 View Source

The San Francisco Examiner, October 1, 1969

Driver Killed As Car Rams School Bus

A small car crashed into a school bus in Novato yesterday, killing the small car's driver.
Dead at the scene was Christine Hinton, 21, of Novato. Her passenger, Barbara Linger, 23, a roommate, is in the intensive care unit of Marin General Hospital with head injuries and cuts.
A 7 year old boy, one of seven children on the school bus, got a bump on his head but did not require treatment.
The School bus was driven by Valerie Hansen, 46, who was not injured.
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At the time of her death, Christine was the long time girlfriend of David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, a well known rock group.
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The San FRancisco Chronicle, September 20, 1987

"In 1969. Crosby's girlfriend, Christine Hinton, was killed in a car crash while taking their cats to the vet. 'David went to identify the body and he's never been the same since,' Nash told the group's photographer, Dave Zimmer."
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David Crosby spread Christine's ashes in the ocean from onboard his sailing vessel, the "Mayan". It was on this voyage that "Wooden Ships" (a signature song of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) was written.
Contributor: HWA (46565033)

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  • Created by: Jim Childers
  • Added: 7 Jul 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 72972046
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/72972046/christine-gail-hinton : accessed ), memorial page for Christine Gail Hinton (4 Jun 1948–30 Sep 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 72972046, ; Maintained by Jim Childers (contributor 47455615) Cremated, who reports a David Crosby spread Christine's ashes in the ocean from onboard his sailing vessel, the "Mayan". It was on this voyage that "Wooden Ships"(a signature song of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) was written.