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
1789–1850
Elizabeth Stone
1792–1833
Marriage: 8 December 1811
Jonathan Hill
1814–1894
Lurana Hill
1817–1875
Thomas Rice Hill
1819–1875
Phoebe (Roby) Hill
1821–1848
Priscilla Hill
1823–1889
James Hill
1826–1841
George Everett Hill Sr
1829–1889
John Hill
1831–1832

Spouse & Children

  • Male1789–1850Male

  • Elizabeth Stone

    Female1792–1833Female

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

(8)

  • Jonathan Hill

    Male1814–1894Male

  • Lurana Hill

    Female1817–1875Female

  • Thomas Rice Hill

    Male1819–1875Male

  • Female1821–1848Female

  • Female1823–1889Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+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.
1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1808

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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