John Henry Hill

1 January 1867–10 June 1954 (Age 87)
Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Hill was born on 1 January 1867, in Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States, his father, John Henry Francis Hill, was 37 and his mother, Lucinda Lockwood, was 36. He married Florence Baldwin Wood on 17 May 1915, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Temescal, Riverside, California, United States in 1930 and Temescal Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1900. He died on 10 June 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Crestlawn Memorial Park, Riverside Junction, Riverside, California, United States.

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John Henry Hill
Florence Baldwin Wood
Marriage: 17 May 1915
Lucinda Florence Hill
Robert Hill
Juanita Edith Hill
James Hill

Spouse and Children

17 May 1915
King, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Carrie B Hill


    Alberta Marie Hill



    Harriet Hollis Hill


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 0

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • John Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John H Hill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Hill in household of John T Hill, "United States Census, 1870"

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