Dorothy Clyde

Female3 May 1813–6 June 1870

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Clyde was born on 3 May 1813, in Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph CLYDE, was 39 and her mother, Mehitabel Griffin, was 32. She married Ebenezer Knight Hills on 7 June 1844. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1860. She died on 6 June 1870, in Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Marlow, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Knight Hills
1817–1871
Dorothy Clyde
1813–1870
Marriage: 7 June 1844
George E. Hills
1852–1925

Sources (10)

  • Dorothy Hill in household of Eben R Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dorethy Clyd, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Dorothy Clyde Hills, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1844
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    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 7

    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.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 17

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Clyde river (Gaelic Cluaidh, probably of pre-Celtic origin), which flows through Glasgow.

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

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