George William Hill

16 November 1910–27 August 1985 (Age 74)
San Felipe, Austin, Texas, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Hill was born on 16 November 1910, in San Felipe, Austin, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Walter Hill, was 37 and his mother, Carrie May Elder, was 30. He died on 27 August 1985, in Walker, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hill Family Cemetery, Sealy, Austin, Texas, United States.

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Jacob Walter Hill
Carrie May Elder
Justus Walter Hill
Raymond Asbury Hill
Carrie May Hill
George William Hill
Florence Eleanor Hill
Robert Louis Hill Sr.
Valerie Aline Hill

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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Sources (3)

  • George William Hill in household of James Walter Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George William Hill, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • George Hill, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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