Lula Sarah Hills

8 June 1858–1927 (Age 68)
Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Lula Sarah

When Lula Sarah Hills was born on 8 June 1858, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, her father, Harvey Edgar Hills, was 25 and her mother, Rachel A. Armstrong, was 20. She married William Edgar Rogers on 1 January 1879. She lived in Pacific Grove, Monterey, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died in 1927, in California, United States, at the age of 69.

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William Edgar Rogers
Lula Sarah Hills
Marriage: 1 January 1879

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1879
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 9
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hill with genitival -s if a relationship name, attested in Matilda Hilles, 1327 (Somerset), where the genitival form may signify widowhood; or with plural -s if habitational, attested in Johanne de Hyles, 1379 (Bickerstaffe, Lancashire), and Ricardo del Hyles, 1379 (Great Eccleston, Lancashire); or, with post-medieval excrescent -s, probably the most common form.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Lula H Rogers in household of William E Rogers, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Lula S Hills, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Lula H Rogers, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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