John Wallace Hill

Male11 January 1856–9 April 1919

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (27)

  • John W Hill in household of Cynthia Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Hill, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jno. W. Hill, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1872Morgan, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    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

    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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