Luke Hill

Brief Life History of Luke

When Luke Hill was born on 6 April 1623, in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, his father, William Hill, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Jourdain, was 25. He married Mary Hout on 6 May 1651, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1696, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 73, and was buried in Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luke Hill
1623–1696
Mary Hout
1632–1696
Marriage: 6 May 1651
Lydia Hill
1651–1695
Humphrey Hill
1680–1740
Mary Hill
1654–
Eleazer Hill
1656–1725
Tahan Hill
1659–1692
Abigail Hill
1664–1737
Elizabeth Hill
1666–1752
John Hill
1668–1740

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  • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
  • Luke Hill, "Find A Grave Index" Undocumented not a source

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1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

1645

Settled 1645

1675

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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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