William Daniel Hill

21 April 1873–22 July 1948 (Age 75)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Daniel

When William Daniel Hill was born on 21 April 1873, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William John Hill, was 22 and his mother, Georgiana Dunn Ensign, was 19. He married Mary Etty Owen on 14 November 1900, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880 and Metropolis, Elko, Nevada, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 July 1948, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Hill
Mary Etty Owen
Marriage: 14 November 1900
Madeline Owen Hill
Ensign Owen Hill
Mary Lou Owen Hill
William Owen Hill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1900Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1877 · Brigham Young's Last Public Sermon
    Age 4
    In 1877, Brigham Young gave his last public sermon in Brigham City.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Sources (23)

    • William Hill in entry for Madaline O Hill, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William Daniel Hill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • William D Hill, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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