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
Harriet Cordelia Harmon
Marriage: 10 January 1885
William Ammon Hill
Harriet May Hill
Mary Alzina Hill
Percy Alma Hill
Jesse Ivan Hill
Almeda Martha Meda Hill
Cora Margaret Hill
Harry Harmon Hill
George Hill
Marion Hill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1885Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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