Harriet Hill

June 1845–1934 (Age 88)
Hector, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Hill was born in June 1845, in Hector, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Hill Jr., was 26 and her mother, Samantha Barker, was 26. She married Frederick D. Williams in 1873, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chemung, New York, United States in 1900 and Horseheads, Horseheads, Chemung, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died in 1934, at the age of 89, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, Horseheads, Chemung, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick D. Williams
Harriet Hill
Marriage: 1873
Margaret M. Williams

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Samantha Barker




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

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

Age 25

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Williams in household of Frederick D Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harriet A Williams in household of Frederick D Williams, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Harriett Hill in household of Benjamin Hill, "United States Census, 1850"

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