Mary Hill

1776–1839 (Age 63)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hill was born on 24 January 1776, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, John Hill, was 26 and her mother, Priscilla Wilbur, was 20. She died on 19 April 1839, in her hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Rockland Cemetery, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 4

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hill Smith, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Web: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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