Capt Seneca Hills

26 April 1796–27 September 1856 (Age 60)
Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Seneca

When Capt Seneca Hills was born on 26 April 1796, in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jason Hills, was 30 and his mother, Molly Grover, was 28. He married Maria Richardson on 3 November 1819. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Easton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. He died on 27 September 1856, in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Capt Seneca Hills
Maria Richardson
Marriage: 3 November 1819
Harriet Hills
Abijah R. Hills
Abigail Davis Hills

Spouse and Children


    Maria Richardson


3 November 1819


    Harriet Hills


    Abijah R. Hills


    Abigail Davis Hills


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Seneca Hills, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Seneca Hills, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Seneca in entry for Sarah Malvina Hills, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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