Lester Elden Hill

22 February 1903–23 June 1980 (Age 77)
Dos Palos, Merced, California, United States

The Life of Lester Elden

When Lester Elden Hill was born on 22 February 1903, in Dos Palos, Merced, California, United States, his father, Omar Gates Hill, was 22 and his mother, Sadie Frances Rodgers, was 23. He married Meda Ione Heaton on 10 June 1927, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years and Inglewood Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 23 June 1980, in Kern, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Lester Elden Hill
Meda Ione Heaton
Marriage: 10 June 1927
Kenneth Eldon Hill

Spouse and Children


    Meda Ione Heaton


10 June 1927
Los Angeles, California, United States


    Kenneth Eldon Hill


Parents and Siblings


    Sadie Frances Rodgers




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lester Hill in household of O G Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lester E Hill in household of Omar G Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester E Hill, "United States Census, 1940"

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