John Hill

1827–
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

John Hill was born in 1827, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. He married Jane Ann Henager on 16 March 1859. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Hill
1827–
Jane Ann Henager
1839–
Marriage: 16 March 1859
James Hill
1858–
Guinne Taylor Hill
1861–
George T. Hill
1863–
Sarah J Hill
1866–
Amanda B Hill
1870–
Josiah Hill
1873–
Frank Hill
1874–
Mary Ellen Hill
1877–
Beecher W Hill
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1859
Adair, Kentucky, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 3

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 34

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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)

  • John Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Hill, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Hill, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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