Jed Roy Hill Sr.

9 July 1890–1 July 1953 (Age 62)
DeBerry, Panola, Texas, United States

The Life of Jed Roy

When Jed Roy Hill Sr. was born on 9 July 1890, in DeBerry, Panola, Texas, United States, his father, Zachory Taylor P. Hill Sr., was 41 and his mother, Lena Leoti Roquemore, was 27. He married Emma Estes Lawless on 17 August 1917, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Panola, Texas, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 1 July 1953, in DeBerry, Panola, Texas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in DeBerry, Panola, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jed Roy Hill Sr.
Emma Estes Lawless
Marriage: 17 August 1917
Jed R Hill Jr
Lena Laverne Hill
Ila Hill

Spouse and Children

17 August 1917
Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Zachory Taylor P. Hill Sr.


    Lena Leoti Roquemore




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Jed R Hill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J R Hill in household of Zach Tp Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J R Hill, "United States Census, 1940"

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