Robert Hillhouse

15 March 1847–21 March 1921 (Age 74)
Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Hillhouse was born on 15 March 1847, in Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Hillhouse, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Geddes, was 45. He married Eliza Esther Brownell on 27 May 1873, in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Cloud, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Solomon Township, Cloud, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 March 1921, in Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hillhouse
1847–1921
Eliza Esther Brownell
1858–1933
Marriage: 27 May 1873
Effie Hillhouse
1874–1887
Margaret Matilda Hillhouse
1876–1960
Berdeen Elizabeth Hillhouse
1878–1973
Birdie Hillhouse
1878–1973
Eliza Esther “Lila” Hillhouse
1880–1959
Russelletta May Hillhouse
1883–1951
Robert Laclede Hillhouse
1886–1922
Eva Brownell Hillhouse
1893–1985

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1873Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 7
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1854
    Age 7
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English or early modern English hill + house ‘house on the hill’. In Yorkshire the surname may arise from the name of a farm in Fartown, Pudsey (Yorkshire).Scottish (Ayrshire and Lanarkshire) and English: habitational name from any of several minor places in Ayrshire and elsewhere in Scotland, probably named with Middle English, Older Scots hill + house ‘house on the hill’.History: Rev. James Hillhouse, the first minister of Montville, CT, came to North America from County Londonderry, Ireland, c. 1720. His grandson James Hillhouse was a Federalist congressman from CT and treasurer of Yale College from 1782 to 1832.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hillis

    Sources (21)

    • Robert Hillhouse in entry for Miriam Russell Or Russelletta May Grant, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Robert Hillhouse, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
    • Robert Hillhouse in entry for Wilmot B Grant and Moy R Hillhouse, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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