Pantha Jane Hill

7 March 1913–6 March 2002 (Age 89)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Pantha Jane

When Pantha Jane Hill was born on 7 March 1913, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Lee Hill, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Frances White, was 45. She had at least 3 sons with Barzlie H Epley. She lived in Chimney Rock, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 6 March 2002, in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest City, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barzlie H Epley
Pantha Jane Hill
Charles Junior Epley
Vernon Epply
Donald E Epley

Spouse and Children

    Barzlie H Epley





    Charles Junior Epley


    Vernon Epply


    Donald E Epley


Parents and Siblings

    William Lee Hill


    Sarah Frances White




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Panthy Eplee in household of Barzillia Eplee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pantha Hill in entry for Charles J Epley, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Pantha Jane Hill, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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