William Hill

1753–
Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Hill was born before 27 February 1753, in Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hill, was 28 and his mother, Anne Ingrum, was 33.

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Family Time Line

John Hill
1725–1812
Anne Ingrum
1720–
John Hill
1743–
Janey Hill
1750–1769
William Hill
1753–
Sarah Hill
1758–1760
Edward Hill
1748–
George Hill
1755–1826
Ann Hill
1761–
Maria Hill
1788–1854

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William Hill - Published information: birth-name: William Hill

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