Joseph Hill

Male1853–

Brief Life History of Joseph

Joseph Hill was born in 1853, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Henry Hill and Elizabeth Hill. He married Mary Elizabeth Brunt on 8 December 1880, in Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hill
1853–
Mary Elizabeth Brunt
1862–
Marriage: 8 December 1880
Florence M. Hill
1882–1942
Sarah Margaret Hill
1886–1960

Sources (9)

  • Joseph Hill, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Joseph Hill in entry for Mrs Sara Margaret Twombly, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Joseph Hill, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1880Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 1

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 10

    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

    1884

    Age 31

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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