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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Family Time Line

Dr. Jacob Speers Reasoner
1807–1884
Nancy Stiles Hill
1804–1886
Marriage: 3 July 1828
Rebecca Ann Reasoner
1829–1894
Sarah Harriett Reasoner
1829–1895
Caroline Reasoner
1837–
Mary Louise Reasoner
1831–1833
Henrietta Reasoner
1833–1916
Stephen Hill Reasoner
1835–1885
Calvin Hill REASONER
1837–1911
Jacob Reasoner
1839–1899
Milton Reasoner
1841–1885
Adrianna Reasoner
1843–
Candace Hill Reasoner
1847–1923
Noah S. Reasoner
1849–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1828
Muskingum, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Mary Hill

    Female1802–1877Female

    Female1804–1886Female

    John Hill

    Male1807–1822Male

    Noah Spiers Hill

    Male1809–1894Male

    Louisa Hill

    Female1813–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

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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