Captain Joseph Hill

17 March 1806–21 August 1889 (Age 83)
Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Captain Joseph Hill was born on 17 March 1806, in Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hill, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Barnes, was 37. He married Ann Marston on 29 September 1828, in Hempstead, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States in 1848 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1851. He died on 21 August 1889, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Joseph Hill
Ann Marston
Marriage: 29 September 1828
John Calvert Hill
Joseph Hill
Alice Ann Marston Hill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1828Hempstead, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 24
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Hill 1806-1889

    Written by Lila Bloxham Peterson, Great-granddaughter, date unknown Information added to and updated by Marla Bezold, great great granddaughter. My grandmother was a sister of Ella M. Billman of Rigb …

    Sources (29)

    • Joseph Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Joseph Hill in entry for John Hill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Joseph Hill, "United States Census, 1880"

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