David J Hill

Brief Life History of David J

When David J Hill was born in 1875, in Mississippi, United States, his father, David J. Hill, was 48 and his mother, Mary Frances Smith, was 35. He lived in Beat 3, Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

David J. Hill
1827–1905
Mary Frances Smith
1840–1895
Ellen B. Hill
1868–1950
Charles Pinkney Hill
1870–1952
Thomas Dudley Hill
1873–1951
David J Hill
1875–
Lawson Alexander Hill
1877–1954
Mary Armanella Hill
1881–1972

Sources (1)

  • David J Hill in household of David Hill, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

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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