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This person has roots in Lancaster County, PA. I can give you his ancestry. Horace James Pinkerton, b. Sioux Falls SD, 13 May 1919; d. Thornton, CO., 24 July 1973 and brother, Henry Elmer Pinkerton, b. Sioux Falls, SD, 10 Dec 1917; d. Fort Worth, TX, 15 Apr 1988, were sons of Webster Elmer Pinkerton, b. Downingtown, PA, 16 May 1886; d. Sioux Falls, SD 5 Nov 1920. His father was William Cooper Pinkerton (1850-1911), and his father was Henry Augustus Pinkerton (1826-1850), and his father was Henry Pinkerton of Lancaster PA,(1801-1837). Henry's parents were Henry Pinkerton 1754-1816) and wife, Elizabeth Franciscus.
Terry Pinkerton was researching this some years ago, He is son of Horace James.
Bruce Pinkerton, researcher of Lancaster and Chester County Pinkertons