Amos Hill

6 October 1856–3 May 1950 (Age 93)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Hill was born on 6 October 1856, in Indiana, United States, his father, Josiah Hill, was 40 and his mother, Angelina Hill, was 22. He married Flora Moon on 23 September 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Southeast Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 60 years and Paoli, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 May 1950, in Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Valeene, Southeast Township, Orange, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Hill
Flora Moon
Marriage: 23 September 1900
Floyd Hill
Truman B Hill
George Arthur Hill

Spouse and Children

23 September 1900


Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Hill


    Angelina Hill




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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Amos Hill in household of Josiah Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amos Hill in household of Samuel Trinkle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amos Hill in household of Truman Hill, "United States Census, 1940"

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