John Hillman

28 February 1800–25 March 1889 (Age 89)
Washington, New York, United States

The Life of John

When John Hillman was born on 28 February 1800, in Washington, New York, United States, his father, Samson Hillman, was 38 and his mother, Demarus Look, was 35. He married Hannah Potter in 1824, in Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 25 March 1889, in Washington, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States.

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John Hillman
Anna Dayton
Marriage: 1835
Erasmus Hillman
Chloe A Hillman
Mary A. Hillman
Erastus D Hillman

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Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in hilly country, from Middle English hill + man ‘man’.2 English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Hild ( see Hild 2).3 Altered spelling of North German Hillmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Hilman, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • John Hillman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Hillman, "United States Census, 1860"

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