When David Hill was born on 18 December 1786, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Stephen Hill, was 33 and his mother, Maryem Martin, was 21. He married Susanah Justus in 1808. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 30 November 1856, in Union, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hill Cemetery, Delaware Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.
English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .
German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.