Henry Raymond Hill

Brief Life History of Henry Raymond

When Henry Raymond Hill was born on 7 April 1893, in South Esk, Southesk, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, John Goodfellow Hill, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Fletcher Tweedie, was 34. He married Rena Leone Allen on 5 March 1918, in Maine, United States. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1924 and lived in Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died on 22 May 1963, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Henry Raymond Hill
1893–1963
Rena Leone Allen
1893–1976
Marriage: 5 March 1918

Sources (16)

  • Harry R Hill in household of John G Hill, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Henry Raymond Hill, "Canada, New Brunswick County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Harry R Hill, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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