Olevia Hill

10 November 1871–23 March 1964 (Age 92)
Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Olevia

When Olevia Hill was born on 10 November 1871, in Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States, her father, William R. Hill, was 24 and her mother, Mary Coats Peacock, was 21. She married Jeptha Bailey Smith on 12 September 1889, in Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ustick Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1964. She died on 23 March 1964, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeptha Bailey Smith
1862–1944
Olevia Hill
1871–1964
Marriage: 12 September 1889
Mary Edith Smith
1892–1983
Anna Clarice Smith
1894–1997
Floyd McKinley Smith
1894–1952
Jesse Charles Smith
1899–1903
William George Smith
1902–1962
Theodore Smith
1905–1970
Curtis J. Smith
1911–2006
Lester David Smith
1914–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1889
Madison, Iowa, United States
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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1883

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States; 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive Hill in household of William R Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Olivia H Smith in household of Jeppha B Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olivia H Smith in household of Jeptha B Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

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