Bessie Emmeline Hill

Brief Life History of Bessie Emmeline

When Bessie Emmeline Hill was born on 27 February 1896, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, John Goodfellow Hill, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Fletcher Tweedie, was 37. She lived in Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Goodfellow Hill
1853–1904
Mary Ann Fletcher Tweedie
1858–1950
Isabell Tweedie Hill
1884–1970
Agnes L Hill
1884–
Frank Newton Hill
1885–1934
Mary Jane Hill
1887–
Stanley Thomas Hill
1888–
Ellen Sarah Hill
1889–
William John Hill
1892–
Henry Raymond Hill
1893–1963
Bessie Emmeline Hill
1896–
Agnes Hannah Hill
1897–1976
Clifford George Hill
1898–
Allan Lanclet Hill
1900–1914
Joseph Edward Hill
1902–
Margaret Isabella Hill
1903–

Sources (4)

  • Bessey E Hill in household of John G Hill, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Bessie Emmeline Hill, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bessie Emmeline Hill - Government record: birth-name: Bessie Emmeline Hill

World Events (6)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

1937 · Miramichi Strike

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.

1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

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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