Captain Jonathan Hill V

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Captain Jonathan Hill V was born on 9 July 1773, in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Hill III, was 25 and his mother, Susanna Cooke, was 18. He married Hannah Gorton on 2 July 1790, in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mason, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Putnam, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 5 May 1853, in Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Jonathan Hill V
1773–1853
Hannah Gorton
1770–1863
Marriage: 2 July 1790
Rhoba Hill
1792–1872
Rhodes Hill
1794–1856
Gorton Hill
1796–1877
Susanna Hill
1798–1869
Sheldon Hill
1800–1850
Tallman Hill
1802–1870
Allen Hill
1804–1881
Rebecca Rhodes Hill
1806–1889
Hannah Gorton Hill
1810–1885
Jonathan Hill VI
1812–1872
Tabatha Hill
1816–1837

Sources (20)

  • Jonathan Hill, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Jonathan Hill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jonathan Hill in entry for Rhodes Hill, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .

German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

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Jonathan Hill

ID: I3121 Name: Jonathan Hill 1 Sex: M Birth: 1775 in Bristol Co., Rhode Island 1 Death: Bef 1860 in Corydon, Wayne Co., Iowa 1 2 Burial: Corydon, Wayne Co., Iowa Note: BIO: JONATHAN HILL: …

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