Henry Lee Hill

Male5 June 1904–11 November 1994

Brief Life History of Henry Lee

When Henry Lee 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 Bell, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Bell, Texas, United States in 1940. 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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Henry Lee Hill
Reta Laura Kiser
Marriage: 14 July 1927

Sources (10)

  • Henry L Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry L Hill - Published information: birth-name: Henry Lee Hill
  • H L Hill, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1927Bell, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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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

    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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