Thomas J. Hill

Brief Life History of Thomas J.

When Thomas J. Hill was born on 20 July 1853, in McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Hill, was 42 and his mother, Malinda D. Parker, was 41. He married Emma Caroline Lineker on 28 November 1873. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Waterloo Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Ivy, Lyon, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 April 1924, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 70.

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Thomas J. Hill
Emma Caroline Lineker
Marriage: 28 November 1873
Cora B Hill
Ida Mae Hill

Sources (8)

  • Thomas J Hill in household of David L Saylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • T J Hill in entry for Sidney M Dieken and Ida Mae Hill, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Thomas J Hill in household of Thomas J Hill, "United States Census, 1860"

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Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.


Historical Boundaries: 1858: Arapahoe, Kansas Territory, United States 1859: Montana, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Arapahoe, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Arapahoe, Colorado, United States 1902: Denver, Colorado, United States [Denver is a City-County]

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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