William Hill

9 July 1695–
Alfold, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Hill was christened on 9 July 1695, in Alfold, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Hill, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Woods, was 19.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hill
1672–
Elizabeth Woods
1676–
William Hill
1695–
Richard Hill
1697–
Elizabeth Hill
1700–
Edward Hill
1701–1701
Anne Hill
1705–
Edward Hill
1707–
Elizabeth Hill
1710–
John Hill
1710–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

Possible Related Names

Hillary
Hildebrand
Decoteau
Descoteaux
Hell
Hille
Hiller
Hills
Hillson
Hilson
Lefevre

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