John Hill

1743–
Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Hill was christened in 1743, in Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hill, was 18 and his mother, Anne Ingrum, was 23. He married Ann Withers on 22 February 1768, in Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Hill
1743–
Ann Withers
1747–
Marriage: 22 February 1768
John Hill
1768–1830
Jane Hill
1769–
George Hill
1771–1841
Charlotte Hill
1781–1840

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 February 1768
Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Hill in entry for Jane Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hill in entry for John Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hill in entry for George Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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