Thomas Hills

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

The Life 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 Coalville Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900 and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States for about 10 years. 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

9 July 1885
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Hills


    Caroline Bosworth





    Samuel Hills



    Annie Hills


    Charles Hills


+3 More Children

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

English (southeastern):1. variant of Hill 1. 2. patronymic from Hill 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hills in household of Lewis Hills, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Hills, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Hills, "United States Census, 1910"

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