Byron I. Hill

1872–Male
New York, United States

The Life of Byron I.

When Byron I. Hill was born in December 1872, in New York, United States, his father, Gasper Hill, was 19 and his mother, Delphine I. Groome, was 16. He lived in Pike Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Gasper Hill
1853–1930
Delphine I. Groome
1856–
Byron I. Hill
1872–
Alice Hill
1875–
Willard B. Hill
1877–1906
Edward Lester Hill
1887–1913
Tressie S Hill
1891–
Benjamin Gasper Hill
1894–1967

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 33

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

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 (2)

  • Byron Hill in household of Jasper Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Byron I Hill in household of Gasper A. Hill, "United States Census, 1900"

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