John Wallace Hill

11 January 1856–9 April 1919 (Age 63)
Precinct 7 Paint, Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Wallace

When John Wallace Hill was born on 11 January 1856, in Precinct 7 Paint, Morgan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Spencer Hill, was 37 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Williams, was 35. He married Nancy Ellen Ferguson on 7 May 1872, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 5 Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 9 April 1919, in Relief, Morgan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Coldiron Cemetery, Relief, Morgan, Kentucky, United States.

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John Wallace Hill
Nancy Ellen Ferguson
Marriage: 7 May 1872
Rissa Alice Hill
Sarah E. Hill
Clarinda Hill
Susanah Hill
Scytha Angeline Hill
Forest Hill
Della Jane Hill
Effie Hill
Charley Hill

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7 May 1872
Morgan, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1859 · ""

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1859: Morgan, Kentucky, United States

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Hill in household of Cynthia Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Hill in household of Spencer Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Hill, "United States Census, 1910"

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