John Wallace Hill

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

The Life Summary 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 3 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
1856–1919
Nancy Ellen Ferguson
1856–1892
Marriage: 7 May 1872
Rissa Alice Hill
1873–1941
Sarah E. Hill
1876–1959
Wallace Hill
1886–
Clarinda Hill
1877–1958
Susanah Hill
1879–1935
Scytha Angeline Hill
1881–1950
Forest Hill
1884–1932
Della Jane Hill
1886–1935
Effie Hill
1888–1949
Charley Hill
1892–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1872Morgan, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1859: Morgan, Kentucky, United States
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hillock
    Hills
    Hiller
    Hil

    Sources (23)

    • John W Hill in household of Cynthia Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Wall Hill in entry for Green F Stapleton and Clara Mckenzie, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • John W Hu... in entry for Della Jane McKenzie, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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