Elizabeth Hill

Femaleabout 1790–3 January 1822

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hill was born about 1790, in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. She married Nicholas Nicholls on 22 June 1808, in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She was buried in Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Nicholls
1780–1877
Elizabeth Hill
1790–1822
Marriage: 22 June 1808
Elizabeth Nicholls
1808–1855
Mary Ann Hill Nicholls
1809–
Nicholas Nicholls
1811–
Henry Nicholls
1817–

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Nicholls, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Elizabeth Nicholls in entry for Henry Nicholls, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Elizabeth Nicholls in entry for Elizabeth Nicholls, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1808Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 11

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 18

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    1815

    Age 25

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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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