George Hill

24 December 1845–16 May 1911 (Age 65)
Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Hill was born on 24 December 1845, in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hill, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Ann Burningham, was 41. He married Harriet Cordelia Bassett on 13 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861 and lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. In 1866, his occupation is listed as farmer in Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States. He died on 16 May 1911, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hill
1845–1911
Harriet Cordelia Harmon
1866–1902
Marriage: 10 January 1885
William Ammon Hill
1886–1913
Harriet May Hill
1887–1921
Mary Alzina Hill
1888–1964
Percy Alma Hill
1890–1918
Jesse Ivan Hill
1892–1947
Almeda Martha Meda Hill
1894–1930
Cora Margaret Hill
1896–1919
Harry Harmon Hill
1897–1936
George Hill
1899–1899
Marion Hill
1902–1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1885Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hillock
    Hills
    Hiller
    Hil

    Story Highlight

    George Hill- A life Sketch

    George Hill:: A life Sketch George Hill was born on Dec. 24, 1845 in Farnham, Surrey, England. He was born to William Hill and Sarah Burningham. He was the 10th of 11th Children (10 living into adu …

    Sources (88)

    • George Hill in household of William Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • George Hill in entry for Henry Hill and Bettie Spikes, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Geo. Hill in entry for Wm Hill, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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