Frank Ellis Hill

Male12 March 1894–11 September 1964

Brief Life History of Frank Ellis

When Frank Ellis Hill was born on 12 March 1894, in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States, his father, Edgar Ellis Hill, was 28 and his mother, Lizzie Dannenhauer, was 24. He married Vercy Tilley Steele on 6 October 1913, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 3, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 11 September 1964, in El Centro, Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Brawley, Imperial, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Ellis Hill
Vercy Tilley Steele
Marriage: 6 October 1913
Ruby Alice Hill
Edith Lilly Hill
Esther Tillie Hill
Edward Ellis Hill Sr
Arthur Wesley Hill
Grace Opal Hill
Carl Richard Hill
Robert Leroy Hill
Marguerite Jewell Hill
Nellie Alyne Hill
William Arnold Hill
Charles Heber Hill
James Clinton Hill
Raymond Herbert Hill

Sources (42)

  • Frank E Hill in household of Edgar E Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Ellis Hill, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Frank Ellis Hill, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1913Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · Electricity Comes to Mesa

    Age 4

    A hydroelectric power plant was built on the Crosscut Canal which provided power for the first electric streetlights in Mesa. The power was then sold to bring electricity to businesses in the area.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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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