Henry L Hill

5 June 1904–11 November 1994 (Age 90)
Oenaville, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Henry L

When Henry L Hill was born on 5 June 1904, in Oenaville, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, Polk Montgomery Hill, was 30 and his mother, Pearl Mae Perkins, was 26. He married Reta Laura Kiser on 14 July 1927, in Bell, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Callahan, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 11 November 1994, in Belton, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry L Hill
Reta Laura Kiser
Marriage: 14 July 1927

Spouse and Children

14 July 1927
Bell, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Polk Montgomery Hill





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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Hill in household of Polk Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • H L Hill, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • H L Hill, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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