Nancy Stiles Hill

11 July 1804–23 February 1886 (Age 81)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nancy Stiles

When Nancy Stiles Hill was born on 11 July 1804, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Stephen B. Hill, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Reasoner, was 28. She married Dr. Jacob Speers Reasoner on 3 July 1828, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Douglas Township, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died on 23 February 1886, in Reserve, Brown, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Reserve, Brown, Kansas, United States.

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Dr. Jacob Speers Reasoner
Nancy Stiles Hill
Marriage: 3 July 1828
Rebecca Ann Reasoner
Sarah Harriett Reasoner
Caroline Reasoner
Mary Louise Reasoner
Henrietta Reasoner
Stephen Hill Reasoner
Calvin Hill REASONER
Jacob Reasoner
Milton Reasoner
Adrianna Reasoner
Candace Hill Reasoner
Noah S. Reasoner

Spouse and Children

3 July 1828
Muskingum, Ohio, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Hill



    John Hill


    Noah Spiers Hill


    Louisa Hill


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 8

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Nancy Reasoner in household of Jacob S Reasoner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Reasoner in household of Jacob S Reasoner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Reasner in household of L C French, "United States Census, 1880"

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