Silas Eustice Hillman

27 February 1820–15 August 1879 (Age 59)
Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Silas Eustice

When Silas Eustice Hillman was born on 27 February 1820, in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Mayhew Hillman, was 26 and his mother, Sarah King, was 21. He married Electa Fidelia Hulet on 10 September 1842, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 15 August 1879, in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Eustice Hillman
Emily Ann Cox
Marriage: 16 February 1850
Ellen Celestia Hillman
Coriantimer Hillman
Shadrach Hillman
Silas Mayhew Hillman
Daniel Eustace Hillman
Joseph Henry Hillman
Ira Jacob Hillman
Mehitable Mariah Hillman
Ida Ermina Hillman
John Hillman
Charles William Hillman
Isaac Valasco Hillman

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  • Marriage
    16 February 1850Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 3
    On 11 April 1823, Wayne County was formed by combining portions of Seneca and Ontario counties.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 16
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked on or near a hill or slope, or in hilly country, from Middle English hil(le) ‘hill’ or helde ‘slope’ + -man. Compare Hellman .Americanized form of German Hillmann .

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

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    Short Biography of Silas Hillman

    Silas Hillman, 1820 This biography of Silas Hillman, born 1820 in Cambridge, Washington, New York and his family, is composed from many sources. Any corrections are welcome with the source. See con …

    Sources (56)

    • Silas Hillman in household of James A Garver, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
    • Silas Hillman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Silas Hillman in entry for Isaac Valasco Hillman, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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