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James Hill, Sr.

Male 1763 - 1862  (99 years)


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  • Name James Hill 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Birth 22 Jun 1763  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 24 Sep 1862  Round Head Twp., Hardin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4397  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father John Hill,   b. 1739   d. Abt 1780 (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F1384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah 'Sally' Tidd,   b. 5 May 1775, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Sep 1852, Roundhead, Hardin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Hill
     2. Nancy Hill
     3. Rosanna Hill
     4. Sarah Hill
    +5. Jonathon Crooks Hill,   b. 1799
     6. James Hill, Jr.,   b. Abt 1802, Liberty, Trumbull County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martin Hill,   b. 8 Jul 1805   d. 20 Jul 1861, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)
     8. Samuel Hill,   b. 23 Apr 1812, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 May 1872, Roundhead, Hardin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Title: Historical collections of the Mahoning Valley:
      Author: Mahoning Valley Historical Society
      Publisher: The Mahoning Valley historical society, 1876, page 299
      "There were but few mechanics among the settlers at this time. James Hill and Walter Davis were shoemakers, Capt. D. Randall cooper, Wm. Christy and Martin Tidd blacksmiths. Tidd made the cow-bells; David and Elam Lindsley, Joseph Murray, John L . Cook, and Jahazel Lathrop, all single men, were carpenters."

      Info from an email form Robin Carr-Morcombe dated 8/29/2004 9:10 AM

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      Source:
      Pam Hill
      13134 County Road 155
      Kenton, Ohio 43326
      (419) 673-8824

      David P. Hill
      212 S. Wayne Street
      Kenton, Ohio 43326-1964
      (419) 673-8824

      David R. Hill
      11600 Twp 205
      Kenton, Ohio 43326
      (419) 675-0954

      Marvin L. and Ruth Hill
      113 Silver Street
      Kenton, Ohio 43326-1474
      (419) 675-0638
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      James HILL was a shoemaker

      James HILL was a veteran of the War of 1812. He lived to be 99 years old. He was blind the last eleven years of his life.

      1801 Tax List, Liberty, Trumbull County, Ohio
      ?1804 Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio Tax List
      1806 6th Collection District, Trumbull County, Ohio Tax List
      1807 No Township, Trumbull County, Ohio Tax List
      History of Hardin County, Ohio
      1820 Federal Census Lake Township, Logan County, Ohio 1830 Federal Census McArthur Township, Logan County, Ohio
      ?James Hill 1850 Federal Census Roundhead Township, Hardin County, Ohio
      James Hill 1860 Federal Census Roundhead Township, Hardin County, Ohio
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      History of
      Hardin County, 1883, by Beers, Pages 844-45


      JAMES HILL. the founder of a branch of the Hill family
      in Hardin County, was born in Maryland June 22, 1763.
      His father served in the continental army during the revolutionary war,
      and was killed during that strife or died soon after. His wife also died
      soon after, leaving James an orphan, who resided in his native State
      until 1812, when he came to Ohio, locating in Logan County. Soon after,
      he became a soldier in the war of 1812, and during his absence from home
      his wife and family were obliged to seek protection in a block house,
      and there remained, safe from marauding savages, till the war ended.
      James Hill married Sarah Tidd, probably a native of Pennsylvania, and
      came to Round Head Township in 1825, and located forty acres of land on
      Section 20, where lie carried on farming the remainder of his life. He
      died September 24, 1862, aged ninety-nine years, two months and three
      days. His wife died about 1851, aged seventy-seven or seventy-eight
      years. They were the parents of eight children, one now living, James,
      residing in Cessna Township, Hardin County. James Hill was one of the
      organizers of the early Methodist Bowdle Society and, later of the
      Bowdle Church. He was a Democrat in politics. His physical condition was
      excellent, as, during his long life of a century (lacking one year), he
      never had need of a physician. One son, Samuel Hill, was born in Logan
      County, Ohio, April 23, 1812. He accompanied his parents to Hardin
      County in 1825 and lived with his father until the latter's death. He
      was the fourth and youngest son. He bought forty acres of land adjoining
      his father's, and at the latter's death, inherited the whole homestead
      of forty acres. He farmed on this land till his death, which occurred
      May 27, 1872, his age being sixty years one month and four days. He was
      married to Priscilla Scott, a native of Pennsylvania. who bore him two
      sons, Hamilton and James. The latter was drowned when two years of age.
      Mrs. Hill died January 2, 1869, aged fifty-four years, eleven months and
      twelve days. Samuel Hill was also a member of the Bowdle Society, and
      subsequently a Class Leader in Pleasant Hill Church. He was probably a
      member of the Masonic fraternity. In politics. he was a Democrat, and
      served his neighbors and friends as Township Trustee and in several
      minor offices. He and his wife are buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
      Hamilton Hill, the surviving son of Samuel Hill, was born on the old
      homestead August 17, 1840. He obtained a fair education, and when
      seventeen years old secured a position as teacher in a neighboring
      school. He taught for 720 days in succession in District No. 3, and
      followed that profession till thirty years of age. Since that period, he
      has been engaged in agricultural pursuits. He is the owner of a fine
      farm of 100 acres, seventy of which are well improved. He was married on
      Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1862, to Ann M., daughter of Andrew Poe,
      an early settler of Round Head Township. They have three children. John
      L., school teacher in District No. 3; Ida L. and Stella B. Mr. anal Mrs.
      Hill are members of the Fletcher Chapel. Mr. Hill is a Democrat. and was
      Township Clerk for several years, declining a re-election in the spring
      of 1878, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity.


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