Isaac C Hill

Brief Life History of Isaac C

When Isaac C Hill was born on 29 February 1856, in Harrison Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph W Hill, was 30 and his mother, Mary Margaret Cragan, was 24. He married Rebecca A Lunsford on 6 February 1878, in Fulton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 September 1910, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Leiters Ford, Aubbeenaubbee Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac C Hill
1856–1910
Rebecca A Lunsford
1860–1904
Marriage: 6 February 1878
Walter H. Hill
1880–1960
Harvey Hill
1882–1883
Roy Hill
1884–1889
Bessie G Hill
1885–1893
Elmer Hill
1886–1966

Sources (17)

  • Isaac Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaac Hill, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Isaac Hill, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1872 · The First National Park

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.

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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Isaac Hill Story

Elia W. Peattie, History of United States, Indiana and Fulton County, 1896, p.85. "ISAAC C. HILL was born in Union township, Cass Co., Ind., 29 Feb 1856. His parents were JOSEPH and MARY ( …

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