George Washington Hill

5 March 1822–24 February 1891 (Age 68)
Amesville, Ames Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Hill was born on 5 March 1822, in Amesville, Ames Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, Richard Hill, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Strait, was 22. He married Cynthia Utley Stewart on 18 September 1845, in Dallas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1850. He died on 24 February 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Washington Hill
Cynthia Utley Stewart
Marriage: 18 September 1845
George Richard Hill
Clarinda Cynthia Hill
Heber James Hill
Ruthinda Eveline Hill
Isaiah Lorenzo Hill
Joseph John Hill
Charles Washington Hill
Parley Pratt Hill
Eda Rebecca Hill

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  • Marriage
    18 September 1845Dallas, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 14
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight


    THE LIFE STORY OF RUTHINDA BAKER STEWART by Laura Moench Jenkins (granddaughter of Cynthia Stewart Hill) Etched against a backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains, in the Pioneer section of the Ogden City …

    Sources (111)

    • Geo W Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George W Hill in entry for Charles W Hill, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • George W Hill, "United States Census, 1850"

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