Hugh Wimmer Hill

5 May 1913–16 February 1993 (Age 79)
Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Hugh Wimmer

When Hugh Wimmer Hill was born on 5 May 1913, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Guy Wimmer Hill, was 22 and his mother, Hazel Olsen, was 20. He married Elizabeth Jane Ricks on 20 May 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in World for about 5 years. He died on 16 February 1993, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wilford Cemetery, St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Hugh Wimmer Hill
Elizabeth Jane Ricks
Marriage: 20 May 1941

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20 May 1941
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 2

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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Hazel Olsen Hill History (written by Hazel in 1970)

I was born December 20, 1892, at Castle Dale, Emery County, Utah, daughter of Abinadi Olsen and Hannah Seely Olsen, the fourth child in a family of eleven children: Chasty, twins Orange and Henning, H …

Sources (3)

  • Hugh Wimmer Hill in household of Guy Wimmer Hill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hugh Wimmer Hill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hugh Wimmer Hill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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