Lincoln Hardin Hillman

12 October 1860–4 January 1943 (Age 82)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Lincoln Hardin

When Lincoln Hardin Hillman was born on 12 October 1860, in Iowa, United States, his father, LeRoy R Hillman, was 31 and his mother, Maria Abigail Foster, was 29. He married Mildred Frances Knapp on 17 September 1884, in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Vermillion Township, Miner, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 4 January 1943, in Canova, Miner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Canova Cemetery, Canova, Miner, South Dakota, United States.

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Lincoln Hardin Hillman
Mildred Frances Knapp
Marriage: 17 September 1884
Elmer Hillman
Daniel H Hillman
Sarah Farmer

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  • Marriage
    17 September 1884Fillmore, Minnesota, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 7
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 22
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked on or near a hill or slope, or in hilly country, from Middle English hil(le) ‘hill’ or helde ‘slope’ + -man. Compare Hellman .Americanized form of German Hillmann .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • L H Hellman, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lincoln H Hillman in entry for Elmer M Hillman and Selma Herde, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • L H Hillman, "South Dakota, State Census, 1935"

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