Wayland Frances Hill

17 April 1877–1 March 1960 (Age 82)
Orleans, New York, United States

The Life of Wayland Frances

When Wayland Frances Hill was born on 17 April 1877, in Orleans, New York, United States, his father, William J Hill, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Emeline Brace, was 32. He married Lena M Richards on 16 January 1918, in Orleans, New York, United States. He lived in Barre, Orleans, New York, United States for about 20 years and Shelby, Orleans, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 March 1960, in Medina, Ridgeway, Orleans, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Albion, Albion, Orleans, New York, United States.

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Wayland Frances Hill
Lena M Richards
Marriage: 16 January 1918

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16 January 1918
Orleans, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

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

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)

  • Wayland Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayland F Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wayland F Hill in household of William Hill, "United States Census, 1900"

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