Elizabeth Hill

about 1779–
Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hill was born about 1779, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hill, was 21 and her mother, Ann Moseley, was 17. She married Job Kirkham on 12 April 1792, in Cheddleton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters.

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Job Kirkham
Elizabeth Hill
Marriage: 12 April 1792
Hannah Kirkham
Joseph Kirkham
Job Kirkham
Isaac Kirkham
Elizabeth Kirkham
Sarah Kirkham
Job Kirkham
Mary Kirkham
Joseph Kirkham
John Kirkham
Eliza Kirkham
Harriet Kirkham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1792Cheddleton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 22
    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
    Age 29
    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.
    Age 36
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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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    Sources (35)

    • Elizh. Kirkham in entry for Harriett Kirkham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizth. Hill, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Elizth Kirkham in entry for Hannah Kirkham, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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