Julia Hills

Brief Life History of Julia

When Julia Hills was born on 26 September 1783, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Hills, was 25 and her mother, Esther Ellis, was 25. She married Ezekiel Johnson on 12 January 1801, in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 30 May 1853, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Johnson
1773–1848
Julia Hills
1783–1853
Marriage: 12 January 1801
Joel Hills Johnson
1802–1882
Nancy Maria Johnson
1803–1836
Seth Guernsey Johnson
1805–1835
Delcena Didamia Johnson
1806–1854
Julia Ann Johnson
1808–1857
David Partridge Johnson
1810–1833
Almera Woodward Johnson
1812–1896
Susan Ellen Johnson
1814–1836
Joseph Ellis Johnson Sr
1817–1882
Benjamin Franklin Johnson
1818–1905
Mary Ellen Johnson
1820–1845
Elmer Wood Johnson
1821–1822
George Washington Johnson
1823–1900
William Derby Johnson Sr.
1824–1896
Esther Melita Johnson
1828–1876
Amos Partridge Johnson
1829–1842

Sources (56)

  • Julia Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julia Hills, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Julia Hills, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hill with genitival -s if a relationship name, attested in Matilda Hilles, 1327 (Somerset), where the genitival form may signify widowhood; or with plural -s if habitational, attested in Johanne de Hyles, 1379 (Bickerstaffe, Lancashire), and Ricardo del Hyles, 1379 (Great Eccleston, Lancashire); or, with post-medieval excrescent -s, probably the most common form.

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

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HISTORY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOHNSON

HISTORY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOHNSON He was born July 28, 1818 at Pomphret, Chautaqua County, New York. He was the son of Ezekiel Johnson and Julia Hills. He was converted to the Gospel and was …

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