Robert Hill

Maleabout 1852–

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Hill was born about 1852, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Anderson Hill, was 30 and his mother, Mahulda Greer, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Collin, Texas, United States in 1880. He died in Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Anderson Hill
Mahulda Greer
Robert Hill
about 1852–
Dr Joab B. Hill
Franklin C. Hill
Julia Anna Hill

Sources (1)

  • Bob Hill in household of Theopitus Button, "United States Census, 1880"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 9

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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