Orange Hill

21 May 1782–7 December 1860 (Age 78)
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Orange

When Orange Hill was born on 21 May 1782, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Asa Hill, was 44 and his mother, Lucy Ensign, was 37. He married Nancy Spre about 1802, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 7 December 1860, in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Orange Hill
Nancy Spre
Marriage: about 1802
Michael Hill
Michael Hill
Elijah Hill
William Hill
George Hill
Jacob Hill
Sophia Hill

Spouse and Children

about 1802
Massachusetts, United States


+2 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 5

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Orange Hill in household of George Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Orange Hill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Orange Hill - Government record: Cemetery record or headstone: death: 7 December 1860; Fairfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

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