William Henry Hill

24 June 1838–23 October 1907 (Age 69)
Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Hill was born on 24 June 1838, in Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hill, was 24 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Rice, was 23. He married Susan Bell Clarkston on 6 February 1861. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Genoa, Douglas, Nevada, United States in 1880 and Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 23 October 1907, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Hill
Susan Bell Clarkston
Marriage: 6 February 1861
Mary Elizabeth Hill
William Calvin Hill
Julia Ann Hill
Charles Alfred Hill
Susan Hill
Albert Reuben Hill
Maude Emalee Hill
Ida Belle Hill
Moedestia Dessie Clair Hill
Lynn Edward Hill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1861
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries - 1840: Oregon Country, United States 1843: Champoeg, Oregon Country, United States 1846: Champoeg, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1848: Champoeg, Oregon Territory, United States 1849: Marion, Oregon Territory, United States 1859: Marion, Oregon, United States
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (14)

    • William H Hill in entry for Maudy Ryder, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • W H Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Henry Hill in entry for Lynn E Hill, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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