When Elizabeth Mehitable Hill was born on 14 November 1782, in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Hill, was 38 and her mother, Mary Clark, was 39. She married Ezekiel Clark about 1799, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Western, Oneida, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 October 1867, in Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Steuben Corners Cemetery, Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, 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.
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