Thomas Hill

1789–1850 (Age 61)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hill was born on 2 March 1789, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John Hill, was 40 and his mother, Priscilla Wilbur, was 33. He married Elizabeth Stone on 8 December 1811, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 15 June 1850, in California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Clayville Cemetery, Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hill
Elizabeth Stone
Marriage: 8 December 1811
Jonathan Hill
Lurana Hill
Thomas Rice Hill
Phoebe (Roby) Hill
Priscilla Hill
James Hill
George Everett Hill Sr
John Hill

Spouse & Children

  • Male1789–1850Male

  • Elizabeth Stone


8 December 1811
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


  • Jonathan Hill


  • Lurana Hill


  • Thomas Rice Hill


  • Female1821–1848Female

  • Female1823–1889Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1790 · 13th State

Age 1

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Thomas Hill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Hill, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Thomas in entry for Thomas Rice Hill, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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