Ebenezer W Hill

April 1826–before 1870 (Age 43)
New York, United States

The Life of Ebenezer W

Ebenezer W Hill was born in April 1826, in New York, United States. He married Mary E Barden in 1849, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died before 1870, in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 42.

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Ebenezer W Hill
1826–1870
Mary E Barden
1829–1880
Marriage: 1849
Frances Adela Hill
1850–
Frankie Hill
1863–
Gertrude Hill
1853–
Arthur George Hill
1854–1936
James Romine Hill
1860–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1849
Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

World Events (5)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 1

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Eben Hill in entry for James Romine Hill, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ebenezer Hill - Government record: birth: April 1826; New York, United States
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