Ebenezer W Hill

MaleApril 1826–before 1870

Brief Life History 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.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer W Hill
1826–before 1870
Mary E Barden
1829–1880
Marriage: 1849
Frances Adela Hill
1850–1911
Frankie Hill
about 1863–
Gertrude Hill
1853–
Arthur George Hill
1854–1936
James Romine Hill
1860–1923

Sources (5)

  • Eben W Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ebenezer Hill - Government record: birth: April 1826; New York, United States
  • Eben Hill in entry for Arthur G. Hill, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1849Sheffield, 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

    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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