Knight Hill

1780–1860 (Age 80)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Knight

When Knight Hill was born on 20 May 1780, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John Hill, was 31 and his mother, Priscilla Wilbur, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Fisk. He died on 9 June 1860, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Knight Hill Road Cemetery, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Knight Hill
Mary Fisk
Henry Hill
Orilla Hill
John Hill
Elizabeth Hill
Hannah Hill

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1790 · 13th State

Age 10

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

Age 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Knight Hill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Knight Hill in entry for Hannah Seamans, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Knight Hill in entry for John Hill, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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