Moses Hill

Male1836–22 November 1885

Brief Life History of Moses

When Moses Hill was born in 1836, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Hill, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Butler, was 27. He married Prudence Beckett on 23 May 1866, in Willenhall Holy Trinity, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 22 November 1885, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Moses Hill
Prudence Beckett
Marriage: 23 May 1866
Emma Alice Hill
David Hill
Moses Hill
Hannah Hill
Elizabeth Hill
Alice Martha Hill
Henrietta Hill

Sources (14)

  • Moses Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Moses Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Moses Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1866Willenhall Holy Trinity, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 7

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 18

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 44

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .

    German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

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