Claude William Hill

February 1899–22 May 1971 (Age 72)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Claude William

When Claude William Hill was born in February 1899, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Robert Hill, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Ella Searcy, was 30. He married Lelah Ruth Moore on 7 September 1918, in Knox, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Knox, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, Knox, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 22 May 1971, in Munday, Knox, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Munday, Knox, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude William Hill
Lelah Ruth Moore
Marriage: 7 September 1918
John Robert "JR" Hill
Glenn P Hill
Dorothy Maxine Hill
Claude Larry Hill Sr

Spouse and Children

7 September 1918
Knox, Texas, United States


    John Robert "JR" Hill


    Glenn P Hill


    Dorothy Maxine Hill


    Claude Larry Hill Sr


Parents and Siblings

    John Robert Hill


    Margaret Ella Searcy




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Claud W Hill in household of John N Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude W Hill, "United States Census, 1930"

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