Olive Hill

3 July 1896–3 September 1948 (Age 52)
Kingston upon Hull St Mary, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Olive

When Olive Hill was born on 3 July 1896, her father, George William Hill, was 23 and her mother, Julia Isabella Thompson, was 22. She married John William Hawkins on 25 September 1920, in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Goole, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died on 3 September 1948, in Kingston upon Hull St Mary, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52.

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John William Hawkins
Olive Hill
Marriage: 25 September 1920
John William Hawkins
Geoffrey Gordon Hawkins
Kenneth Charles Hawkins

Spouse and Children

25 September 1920
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 18

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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)

  • J W Hawkins in entry for Jack Hawkins and Molly Taylor, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Olive Hill in household of George W Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Olive Hill in household of George William Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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