When Mary Hill was born on 14 May 1797, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abraham Hill, was 41 and her mother, Ann Riley, was 37. She married John Leach on 14 February 1820, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.
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.