Travis Hill

Male15 March 1802–18 February 1871

Brief Life History of Travis

When Travis Hill was born on 15 March 1802, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Hill, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 11799. He married Elizabeth Bouleware on 11 August 1831, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 18 February 1871, in Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Travis Hill
Elizabeth Bouleware
Marriage: 11 August 1831
Robert R Hill
Thomas H. Hill
Nelly Hill
James C Hill
Joseph A Hill
William C. Or S Hill
Elie Hill
John Travis HILL
Jesse Scurry Hill
Eli Graves Hill

Sources (6)

  • Travis Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Travis Hill in entry for John Travis Hill, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Travis Hill, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1831Newberry, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 19

    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.

    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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