Abraham Hill

8 August 1804–September 1880 (Age 76)
North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Hill was born on 8 August 1804, in North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Peter Hill, was 50 and his mother, Anna Catherina Kunkle, was 50. He married Elizabeth Painter in 1825, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1880, in Cowanshannock, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hill
1804–1880
Elizabeth Painter
1806–1884
Marriage: 1825
Jeremiah Hill
1825–
James A Hill
1826–1896
John Hill
1827–
Levi Hill
1827–1884
Levi Hill
1829–
Susanna Hill
1832–1872
Cornelius Hill
1832–
Susana Hill
1835–1882
Catherine Hill
1835–1911
Susan Hill
1836–
Christina Hill
1838–1933
Joseph Hill
1838–1902
Adeline Hill
1838–
Abraham Hill
1840–1914
Josiah Hill
1840–
Peter Hill
1841–1862
Jacob Hill
1844–1911
Mary Hill
1846–1934
Eliza Hill
1849–

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1880Male

    Elizabeth Painter

    Female1806–1884Female

MARRIAGE
1825
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(19)

    Jeremiah Hill

    Male1825–Male

    Male1826–1896Male

    John Hill

    Male1827–Male

    Male1827–1884Male

    Levi Hill

    Male1829–Male

+14 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

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. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abriham Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abraham Hill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Hill, "United States Census, 1870"

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