Abner Hill

24 February 1772–22 November 1850 (Age 78)
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Abner

When Abner Hill was born on 24 February 1772, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Japhet Hill, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Knight, was 35. He married Mary Whitney on 2 September 1792, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 November 1850, in Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abner Hill
1772–1850
Mary Whitney
1766–1828
Marriage: 2 September 1792
George Stillman Hill
1794–1858
Mary Whitney Hill
1795–1859
Joel Hill
1796–1871
Abner Hill Jr.
1798–1872
Japheth Hill
1801–1802
Stephen Hill
1802–1802
Lucey Hill
1803–1803
Daniel Hill
1804–1882
John Hill
1805–1882
Clarissa Louise Hill
1806–1861
Horatio Nelson Hill
1809–

Spouse and Children

    Male1772–1850Male

    Mary Whitney

    Female1766–1828Female

MARRIAGE
2 September 1792
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States
children

(11)

    George Stillman Hill

    Male1794–1858Male

    Mary Whitney Hill

    Female1795–1859Female

    Joel Hill

    Male1796–1871Male

    Abner Hill Jr.

    Male1798–1872Male

    Japheth Hill

    Male1801–1802Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Nabby Hill

    Female1759–Female

    Male1760–1822Male

    Sarah Hill

    Female1760–1824Female

    Female1761–1840Female

    Stephen Hill

    Male1763–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1784

Age 12

When New Brunswick was established in 1784 it was divided into eight counties. Charlotte County is one of the original counties established in 1785. It is located in southwestern New Brunswick. Seven parishes, Pennfield, Saint Andrews, Saint David, Saint George, Saint Patrick, Saint Stephen and West Isles were created in 1786. Campobello and Grand Manan were created from West Isles in 1803 and 1816 respectively. In 1823, Saint James was created from Saint Stephen. Dumbarton was created from Saint Patrick in 1856, and Lepreau was divided from Pennfield in 1859. Clarendon was set off from Pennfield and Lepreau in 1869. Dufferin from St. Stephen in 1873; Saint Croix was created from Saint Andrews in 1874.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abner Hill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Family Data Collection - Births

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