Thomas Hills

19 June 1862–9 July 1923 (Age 61)
Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Hills was born on 19 June 1862, in Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Lewis Hills, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Bosworth, was 32. He married Mary Ellen Ball on 9 July 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 9 July 1923, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Hills
Mary Ellen Ball
Marriage: 9 July 1885
George Ernest Hills
Leah Marie Hills

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 1
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 19
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

(1997: 4441;2007: 10058; 2010: 13829)English: variant of Hill with genitival -s if a relationship name, attested in Matilda Hilles, 1327 (Somerset), where the genitival form may signify widowhood; or with plural -s if habitational, attested in Johanne de Hyles, 1379 (Bickerstaffe, Lancashire), and Ricardo del Hyles, 1379 (Great Eccleston, Lancashire); or, with post-medieval excrescent -s, probably the most common form.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (10)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Hills - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth: 19 June 1862; Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Thomas Hills in household of Lewis Hills, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Hills in entry for George Ernest Hills, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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