When DeEtta Hill was born in November 1839, in New York, United States, her father, Isaac Frederick Hill, was 34 and her mother, Mary A Vancesse, was 32. She married David Howell about 1875, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.
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.