George John Hillier

11 July 1853–7 November 1928 (Age 75)
City of London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George John

When George John Hillier was born on 11 July 1853, in City of London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Inglefield Hillier, was 28 and his mother, Rosina Rodwell, was 21. He married Rebecca Eliza Hampton on 27 July 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 7 November 1928, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States.

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George John Hillier
Rebecca Eliza Hampton
Marriage: 27 July 1874
George John Hillier
William Rupert Hillier
Charlotte R Hillier
Evelyn May Hillier
Elizabeth Cora Hillier
Luella Alberta Hillier
Sadie Althea Hillier
June Agnes Hillier
Alta Flora Hillier

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Idaho, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1879: Washington, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Washington, Idaho, United States
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier, hul(li)er, hel(li)er ‘roofer, slater, tiler’, agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en, hel(i)an, hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’.French: from the personal name Hillier, a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary ).

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

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    Sources (24)

    • George Hillier in household of John Hillier, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Geo Hillier in entry for C D Phillips and Elizabeth Hillier, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Geo. J. Hillier in entry for William R. Hillier, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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