Thomas Hill

31 July 1778–21 April 1860 (Age 81)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hill was born on 31 July 1778, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Major Charles Hill, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Prentice, was 37. He married Anna Tucker on 3 January 1802, in Starksboro, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 April 1860, in Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hill
1778–1860
Anna Tucker
1783–1828
Marriage: 3 January 1802
Alice Hill
1805–
Henry Hill
1815–
Calvin Hill
1808–1889
Lucetta Hill
1812–1887
Herman Thomas Hill
1814–1886
Jane Hill
1826–1828

Spouse and Children

    Male1778–1860Male

    Anna Tucker

    Female1783–1828Female

MARRIAGE
3 January 1802
Starksboro, Addison, Vermont, United States
children

(6)

    Alice Hill

    Female1805–Female

    Calvin Hill

    Male1808–1889Male

    Female1812–1887Female

    Herman Thomas Hill

    Male1814–1886Male

    Henry Hill

    Male1815–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(19)

+14 More Children

World Events (7)

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 10

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 13

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hill in entry for Herman Hill, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Thomas Hill in entry for Anna Hill, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Thomas Hill in entry for Anna Hill, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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