Julia Gray Hill

2 February 1877–7 December 1953 (Age 76)
Caldwell, Burleson, Texas, United States

The Life of Julia Gray

When Julia Gray Hill was born on 2 February 1877, in Caldwell, Burleson, Texas, United States, her father, James Allen Hill, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Eldridge Harris, was 30. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Burleson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 7 December 1953, in Caldwell, Burleson, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Caldwell, Burleson, Texas, United States.

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James Allen Hill
Lucy Eldridge Harris
W P Hill
Robert E Hill
Hugh H. Hill
Julia Gray Hill
J H Hill
Ellen M Hill
Benjamin Wade Hill

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    W P Hill


    Robert E Hill


    Hugh H. Hill



    J H Hill


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Julia M Hill in household of Jas A Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Julia Gray Hill, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Julia Gray Hill, "Find A Grave Index"

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