Elizabeth Hill

17 September 1818–4 July 1891 (Age 72)
Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hill was born on 17 September 1818, in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, her father, Alexander Hill, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Currie, was 42. She married William Swapp Jr in 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1847. She died on 4 July 1891, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Swapp Jr
Elizabeth Hill
Marriage: 1845
Agnes Swapp
William Hill Swapp
Archibald Swapp
James Hill Swapp
John Addison Swapp
Melvin Swapp
Alexander Walt Swapp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 21
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    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 (27)

    • Elizabeth Swap in household of Wm Swap, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizabeth Still in entry for Archibald Swapp, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Elizabeth Swapp in household of Wm Swapp, "United States Census, 1860"

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