Henry Hillman

1766–15 September 1835 (Age 69)
West Grinstead, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Hillman was born in 1766, in West Grinstead, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hillman, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Illman, was 38. He died on 15 September 1835, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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William Hillman
Elizabeth Illman
Chesman Thomas HILLMAN
Ann Hillman
Edward Hillman
William Illman
William Hillman
Sarah Hillman
Sarah Hillman
James Hilman
Henry Hillman
Edward Hillman

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 35

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

Age 42

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.

Age 49

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: 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 (2)

  • Hen Illman, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Illman - Church record: christening: 20 March 1768; West Grinstead, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

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