Henry W. Hill

Male4 October 1899–28 October 1952

Brief Life History of Henry W.

When Henry W. Hill was born on 4 October 1899, in Missaukee, Michigan, United States, his father, John Valentine Hill, was 33 and his mother, Nellie Wood, was 25. He married Joyce Rumney on 4 August 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1952, in Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 53.

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Henry W. Hill
Joyce Rumney
Marriage: 4 August 1924

Sources (8)

  • Henry Hill in household of Herbert Mann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Hill, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Henry W Hill, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1924Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

    Age 5

    The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 17

    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.

    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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