Adam Austin Hilliard

27 July 1880–27 March 1955 (Age 74)
Elida, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adam Austin

When Adam Austin Hilliard was born on 27 July 1880, in Elida, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Noah Hilyard, was 28 and his mother, Lorena Stukey, was 28. He married Delila Long on 16 December 1911, in Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Van Buren, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Van Buren Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 March 1955, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Van Buren Cemetery, Van Buren, Van Buren Township, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Austin Hilliard
Delila Long
Marriage: 16 December 1911
William G. Hilliard
Ruth Lorene Hilliard

Spouse and Children

16 December 1911
Grant, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Noah Hilyard


    Lorena Stukey






    Mittie A Hilliard


    Alfred Francis Hilyard



    Ezra Hilyard


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 3

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: from the Norman female personal name Hildiarde, Hildegard, composed of the Germanic elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + gard ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’. The surname has been in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Hilliard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adam A Hilliard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam A Hilliard, "United States Census, 1930"

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