Clara Hill

25 January 1848–about 1878 (Age 29)
Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Clara

When Clara Hill was born on 25 January 1848, in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hill, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Ann Burningham, was 43. She married David William Hug on 10 June 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died about 1878, in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David William Hug
Clara Hill
Marriage: 10 June 1865
Celestia Jane Hug
Henry Jacob Hug
Mary Ann Hug

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    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 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 15
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Story Highlight


    Clara Hill was born on 25 January 1848 in Farnham, Surrey, England to William and Sarah Ann Burningham Hill. She was the youngest of eleven children, seven girls and four boys, all born in England. …

    Sources (11)

    • Clara Hill in household of William Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Clara Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Clara Hill, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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