DeEtta Hill

November 1839–
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of DeEtta

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 31. She married David Howell about 1875, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

David Howell
DeEtta Hill
Marriage: about 1875
Hattie Howell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1875New York City, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 31
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 141823;2007: 312802; 2010: 434827)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 .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Dedeetta Hill in household of Isaac F Hill, "New York State Census, 1875"
    • D Etta Howell in household of David Howell, "United States Census, 1900"

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