George Whitman Hill

Brief Life History of George Whitman

George Whitman Hill was born on 1 July 1872, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States. He married Pinkney Ann "Pinkie" Savell in 1896, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Beat 5, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 February 1915, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States.

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George Whitman Hill
Pinkney Ann "Pinkie" Savell
Marriage: 1896
Truman Obel Hill
Myrtie Hill
Myrtle Hill
Carl Arthur Hill Sr.
Anthony Hill
Uble E Hill
Clifton Ray Hill
Lewis Vernon Hill
Omera Hill
Alverta George Hill

Sources (8)

  • George W Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • G W Hill, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • George W Hill, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .

German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

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