Eliza Hill

about 1814–
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Hill was born about 1814, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Hill, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Geddy, was 39.

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William Hill
1773–1857
Sarah Geddy
1775–1833
Dr. William Geddy Hill
1806–1877
Eliza Hill
1814–
Louisa Hill
1814–
Cynthia Hill
1820–
Ann Maria Hill
1809–1892

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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 6

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 · Trail of Tears

Age 16

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

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.

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

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