Olevia Hill

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

The Life Summary 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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Jeptha Bailey Smith
Olevia Hill
Marriage: 12 September 1889
Mary Edith Smith
Anna Clarice Smith
Floyd McKinley Smith
Jesse Charles Smith
William George Smith
Theodore Smith
Curtis J. Smith
Lester David Smith

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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.
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1880 United States Federal Population Census; population 1,899
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 (14)

  • 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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