John Hill

1725–1812 (Age 87)
Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland

The Life of John

When John Hill was born about 1725, in Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland, his father, Samuel Hill, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Radnege, was 37. He married Anne Ingrum on 2 February 1740, in North Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1812, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87.

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John Hill
Anne Ingrum
Marriage: 2 February 1740
John Hill
Janey Hill
William Hill
Sarah Hill
Edward Hill
George Hill
Ann Hill
Maria Hill

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2 February 1740
North Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)


Age 51

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 51

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 69

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Hill in entry for Ann Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hill in entry for Sarah Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hill in entry for George Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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