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.
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.
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