Surena Ellen Hill

27 February 1853–15 August 1914 (Age 61)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Surena Ellen

When Surena Ellen Hill was born on 27 February 1853, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Robert Hill, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Montgomery, was 18. She married Levi Davidson on 30 March 1871, in McDonald, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Richwood Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Alluwe, Nowata, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 15 August 1914, at the age of 61, and was buried in Chelsea Cemetery, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Davidson
1844–1916
Surena Ellen Hill
1853–1914
Marriage: 30 March 1871
Mary Rosa Davidson
1864–1953
George T Davidson
1867–1870
Sarah E Davison
1870–
Robert Alvin Davidson
1872–1940
Nettie Davidson
1876–1961
Josiah Elbert Davidson
1878–1955
Effie R Davidson
1883–1921
Levi Orba DAVIDSON
1885–1967
Ida M Davidson
1888–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1871
McDonald, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Female1864–1953Female

    George T Davidson

    Male1867–1870Male

    Sarah E Davison

    Female1870–Female

    Robert Alvin Davidson

    Male1872–1940Male

    Female1876–1961Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 8

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Ellen Hill in household of Robert Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Serena Ellen Hill in household of Robert Hill, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • Ellen Hill in household of Robert Hill, "United States Census, 1870"

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