Mrs Agness Hillman

27 August 1816–29 September 1846 (Age 30)
Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Agness

Mrs Agness Hillman was born on 27 August 1816, in Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States. She died on 29 September 1846, in her hometown, at the age of 30, and was buried in Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States.

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Ira Martin Hillman
1816–1876
Mrs Agness Hillman
1816–1846

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in hilly country, from Middle English hill + man ‘man’.2 English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Hild ( see Hild 2).3 Altered spelling of North German Hillmann .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Agness Hillman, "Find A Grave Index"

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