Abner Hill

Brief Life History of Abner

When Abner Hill was born on 24 February 1772, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Japhet Hill, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Knight, was 39. 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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Abner Hill
Mary Whitney
Marriage: 2 September 1792
George Stillman Hill
Mary Whitney Hill
Joel Hill
Abner Hill Jr.
Japheth Hill
Stephen Hill
Lucey Hill
Daniel Hill
John Hill
Clarissa Louise Hill
Horatio Nelson Hill

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  • Family Data Collection - Births
  • Ab...en Hill, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Abner Hill, "Find A Grave Index"

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


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

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

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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