Agnes Hill

6 June 1808–30 March 1886 (Age 77)
Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Agnes

When Agnes Hill was born on 6 June 1808, in Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Hill, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Currie, was 32. She married John Kenny Richards on 25 December 1830, in Bathurst, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 30 March 1886, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 77.

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John Kenny Richards
Agnes Hill
Marriage: 25 December 1830
Elizabeth Hill Richards
John Kenny Richards Jr.
Elizabeth Angelique Richards
Mary Richards
John Hill Richards
Joseph Hill Richards
Agnes Richards
Rachel Richards
Hyrum Thomas Hill Richards
Alexander Willard Hill Richards
Daniel Brigham Hill Richards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1830Bathurst, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 3
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 22
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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

    Archibald Newell Hill

    ARCHIBALD NEWELL HILL On February 21, 1840 Archibald Newell Hill married Isabella Hood daughter of congregational Minister and weaver at township of Tosoronto. In the spring of the following year ( …

    Sources (50)

    • Agnes Hill in entry for Agnes Richards Baker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Agnes Richard in household of John Richard, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Agness Hill in entry for Daniel Brigham Hill Richards and Aurelia Frazniska Ulrich, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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