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
Mary Ann Fletcher Tweedie
Isabell Tweedie Hill
Agnes L Hill
Frank Newton Hill
Mary Jane Hill
Stanley Thomas Hill
Ellen Sarah Hill
William John Hill
Henry Raymond Hill
Bessie Emmeline Hill
Agnes Hannah Hill
Clifford George Hill
Allan Lanclet Hill
Joseph Edward Hill
Margaret Isabella Hill

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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