Willard B. Hill

1877–1906 (Age 29)
New York, United States

The Life of Willard B.

When Willard B. Hill was born in March 1877, in New York, United States, his father, Gasper Hill, was 23 and his mother, Delphine I. Groome, was 20. He lived in Pike Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 22 May 1906, in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States, at the age of 29.

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Gasper Hill
Delphine I. Groome
Byron I. Hill
Alice Hill
Willard B. Hill
Edward Lester Hill
Tressie S Hill
Benjamin Gasper Hill

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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  • Willard Hill in household of Jasper Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Willard B Hill in household of Gasper A. Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willard B Hill, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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