Rex Dewie Hill

1 November 1894–29 July 1964 (Age 69)
Hearne, Robertson, Texas, United States

The Life of Rex Dewie

When Rex Dewie Hill was born on 1 November 1894, in Hearne, Robertson, Texas, United States, his father, Melvin Bruce Hill, was 49 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Taylor, was 38. He married Lydia Fay Daugherty on 12 March 1921, in Edna, Jackson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Brazos, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 29 July 1964, in Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rex Dewie Hill
Lydia Fay Daugherty
Marriage: 12 March 1921
Rex Warren Hill
George Melvin Hill

Spouse and Children

12 March 1921
Edna, Jackson, Texas, United States


    Rex Warren Hill


    George Melvin Hill


Parents and Siblings

    Melvin Bruce Hill


    Margaret Elizabeth Taylor




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Rex D Hill in household of Henry Broadstone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rex D Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rex D Hill, "United States Census, 1930"

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