Ensign Owen Hill

22 August 1905–3 May 1991 (Age 85)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Ensign Owen

When Ensign Owen Hill was born on 22 August 1905, his father, William Daniel Hill, was 32 and his mother, Mary Etty Owen, was 31. He married Naomi Elizabeth Sallee on 14 May 1948, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Metropolis, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1930. He died on 3 May 1991, at the age of 85.

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Ensign Owen Hill
Naomi Elizabeth Sallee
Marriage: 14 May 1948
Elaine Sallee Cranston
Ronald Brent Cranston Hill

Spouse and Children

14 May 1948
Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ensign Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eusigine Hill in household of William D Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ensign Hill in household of William D Hill, "United States Census, 1920"

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