Emily Hill

1845– (Age NaN)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Hill was born in 1845, in Ohio, United States, her father, Avery Hill, was 47 and her mother, Lavina McVey, was 40. She lived in Jolly Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Benton Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Avery Hill
Lavina McVey
John William Hill
Mary Hill
Ruth Hill
Luther Hill
Simeon Hill Sr
Lavina Hill
Emily Hill
Harvey Avery Hill
Emily Hill
Elizabeth McVey Hill

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World Events (3)


Age 1

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 15

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 18

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)

  • Emily Hill in household of Avery Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emily Hill in household of Avery Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emily Hill in household of Avery Hill, "United States Census, 1850"

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