Maria S. Hill

5 April 1839–20 December 1927 (Age 88)
Troy Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maria S.

When Maria S. Hill was born on 5 April 1839, in Troy Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Guerin Hill, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Jane Shields, was 24. She married Brintnell Taylor on 26 September 1857, in Athens, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 December 1927, in David City, Butler, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88.

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Brintnell Taylor
Maria S. Hill
Marriage: 26 September 1857
Alice M Taylor
Leman Taylor
Charles Irwin Taylor
Fred Taylor
Mary A. Taylor
Ada Winifred Taylor
Daisy Bell Taylor

Spouse and Children

26 September 1857
Athens, Ohio, United States


    Alice M Taylor


    Charles Irwin Taylor


    Fred Taylor


    Mary A. Taylor



+2 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Maria Hill in household of J G Hill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mariah S Taylor in household of Brintnen Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mariah Hill, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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