Sarah Hill

1777–1852 (Age 75)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Hill was born in 1777, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, John Hill, was 28 and her mother, Priscilla Wilbur, was 22. She died on 5 April 1852, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rockland Cemetery, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hill
1749–1834
Priscilla Wilbur
1755–1832
Mary Hill
1776–1839
Sarah Hill
1777–1852
Knight Hill
1780–1860
Rebeckah Hill
1783–1873
Thomas Hill
1789–1850
Priscilla Hill
1792–1848

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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 3

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Sarah Hill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Web: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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