Mary Caroline Hillhouse

18 October 1822–11 June 1893 (Age 70)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Caroline

When Mary Caroline Hillhouse was born on 18 October 1822, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, George H. Hillhouse, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Dobbins, was 41. She married William Murell on 25 March 1845. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mount Pleasant Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1860. She registered for military service in 1846. She died on 11 June 1893, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Boucher Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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William Murell
Mary Caroline Hillhouse
Marriage: 25 March 1845
Mary Elizabeth Murrell

Spouse and Children

25 March 1845


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 13

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived at a house on a hill, Middle English hill + hus.2 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several minor places so called in Ayrshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Murrell in household of John Hillhouse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary C Brucher in household of Carey Brucher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary C Boucher, "United States Census, 1880"

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