Elizabeth Hill

about 1790–3 January 1822
Gerrans, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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–

Spouse and Children

Children

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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

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.

Possible Related Names

Hillary
Hildebrand
Decoteau
Descoteaux
Hell
Hille
Hiller
Hills
Hillson
Hilson
Lefevre

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Nicholls in entry for Mary Ann Hill 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 Nicholas Nicholls, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

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