John Hill

15 March 1841–28 May 1909 (Age 68)
Waverley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Hill was born on 15 March 1841, in Waverley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hill, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ann Burningham, was 36. He married Sarah Ann Kimber on 15 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Millville, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1870, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as farmer & rancher in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States. He died on 28 May 1909, in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hill
Sarah Ann Kimber
Marriage: 15 October 1869
Sarah Ann Hill
Alfred Hill
Walter Hill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 13
    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.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 18
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

    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


    John Hill was born on 15 March 1841 in Waverly, Farnham, Surrey, England to William and Sarah Ann Burningham Hill. He was the eighth of eleven children, all born in England. He was baptized into the …

    Sources (14)

    • John Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Hill in household of William Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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