William Ezekiel Hill

27 May 1837–20 December 1900 (Age 63)
Roanoke, Lewis, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Ezekiel

William Ezekiel Hill was born on 27 May 1837, in Roanoke, Lewis, West Virginia, United States as the son of Clifton Garland Hill and Mary R. Rowland. He married Jane Kyle "Jennie" Pitzer on 28 October 1869, in Covington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Newbern, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 20 December 1900, in De Kalb, Kemper, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

William Ezekiel Hill
1837–1900
Jane Kyle "Jennie" Pitzer
1846–1929
Marriage: 28 October 1869
Rowland Pitzer Hill
1871–1871
Hill
1871–
Lewis Garland Hill
1872–1872
Mary Cordelia Hill
1875–1952
Harriet Campbell Hill
1876–
Alice "Daisy" Caphart Hill
1878–1966
Kate Bernard Hill
1881–1962

Spouse and Children

    Male1837–1900Male

    Jane Kyle "Jennie" Pitzer

    Female1846–1929Female

MARRIAGE
28 October 1869
Covington, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Rowland Pitzer Hill

    Male1871–1871Male

    Hill

    Female1871–Female

    Lewis Garland Hill

    Male1872–1872Male

    Mary Cordelia Hill

    Female1875–1952Female

    Harriet Campbell Hill

    Female1876–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Clifton Garland Hill

    Male1813–1881Male

    Mary R. Rowland

    Female–1841Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 24

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

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)

  • William E Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W. E. Hill in entry for C. Hill, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Wm. E. Hill in entry for Hill, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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