Elizabeth Hill

about 1779–
Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hill was born about 1779, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hill, was 19 and her mother, Ann Moseley, was 15. 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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Family Time Line

Job Kirkham
1769–1837
Elizabeth Hill
1779–
Marriage: 12 April 1792
Hannah Kirkham
1796–
Joseph Kirkham
1799–
Job Kirkham
1802–1802
Isaac Kirkham
1803–
Elizabeth Kirkham
1806–
Sarah Kirkham
1806–
Job Kirkham
1809–
Mary Kirkham
1810–
Joseph Kirkham
1813–1870
John Kirkham
1814–
Eliza Kirkham
1820–
Harriet Kirkham
1824–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1792
Cheddleton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Hill

    Male1760–Male

    Ann Moseley

    Female1764–1783Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary Hill

    Female1767–Female

    Female1779–Female

    Thomas Hill

    Male1792–Male

    Thomas Hill

    Male1793–Male

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.
1815

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizth Kirkham in entry for Hannah Kirkham, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Eliz Kirkham in entry for Joseph Kirkham, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Elizabeth Hill, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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