When Jane Martha Hill was born on 12 July 1811, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Eber Hill, was 27 and her mother, Dysa Kinney, was 28. She married Samuel Willard Temple on 5 March 1829, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 December 1891, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States.
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.