John Inglefield Hillier

17 May 1825–14 August 1904 (Age 79)
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Inglefield

When John Inglefield Hillier was born on 17 May 1825, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Charles Hillier, was 24 and his mother, Charlotte Inglefield, was 25. He married Rosina Rodwell on 21 July 1851, in Gravesend, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hammersmith, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 August 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Inglefield Hillier
Rosina Rodwell
Marriage: 21 July 1851
George John Hillier
John Rodwell Hillier
Elizabeth Jane Hillier
Sarah Cora Hillier

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  • Marriage
    21 July 1851Gravesend, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 8
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier, hul(li)er, hel(li)er ‘roofer, slater, tiler’, agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en, hel(i)an, hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’.French: from the personal name Hillier, a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Inglefield Hillier conversion and immigration

    John Inglefield /Hillier/ and Rosina /Rodwell/ married about 1853 in Middelsex, England. They had each converted to the LDS Church earlier. John had been baptized in 1848 at the age of 22. Rosina h …

    Sources (31)

    • John Hillier in household of George Hillier, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John I Hillier in entry for John R Hillier and Laura J Miller, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • John S Hillier in entry for John Rodwell Hillier, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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