John Frederick Hill1

M, b. 7 January 1831, d. 12 June 1915
Father*Henry Hill1 b. 7 Jan 1800, d. 20 Nov 1834
Mother*Frances Burns1 b. 26 Aug 1803, d. 28 Dec 1867

Family

Elizabeth May b. 31 Mar 1834, d. 19 May 1928
Children
John Frederick Hill US Army Uniform cir 1851
     John Frederick Hill was born on 7 January 1831 at Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.1 He was born on 27 December 1831 at Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.2 He married Elizabeth May, daughter of Jacob May and Elizabeth Kellerman, on 1 March 1855 at Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. John Frederick Hill died on 12 June 1915 at Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States, at age 84. He was buried after 12 June 1915 at Exira Cemetery, Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States.3
Tombstone - HILL, John F 1831 & wife Elizabeth 1834-1928, in Exira Cem Exira Iowa

     He After his father died unexpectedly, the 3 year old John F. Hill went to live with his grandparents. He was educated by them, and attended a log cabin school. After his grandfather's death, John took up farming. He went to Cedar Co, Iowa in 1857, and in 1860 he moved to Johnson Co, Iowa. On October 02, 1861, he enlisted at Shueyville as a Sergeant in Capt. William H. Shuey's Co. "F" 14th Regt. Iowa Infantry Vols (source: Declaration for Pension: John F. Hill, Certificate No. 607.988, Received from Carol Lindblom Fejfar, 29 Oct 2004). John fought in Tennessee and Shiloh, Mississippi, and finally at Pleasant Hill, LA during the Civil War. He mustered out on 8 Nov 1864. John was discharged on November 08, 1864 at Davenport, Iowa, and he returned to Johnson Co, Iowa. See "History of Audubon County, Iowa: It's people, industries, and institutions" for a biography of John F. Hill that mentions his grandfather, Frederick Hill. John's Pension papers list him as having a fair complexion, gray eyes, and light hair.2 He began military service on 19 November 1851 at Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. His age was 21, eyes grey, hair dandy, fair complexion 5 ' 9 " tall, born Bedford PA, occupation farmer. He served in the US Army under Capt. Wallace.4
Last Edited21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S5] Dave & Pat McCord, "GEDCOM, MCCORD, Dave & Pat", Ancestral File.
  2. [S732] Ed.D. Mary Lou Cook, "Family Group Sheet -Collectornuts.com HILL."
  3. [S839] Find-a-Grave - Exira Iowa, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, Birth:      Dec. 27, 1831
    Bedford County
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Death:      Jun. 12, 1915
    Exira
    Audubon County
    Iowa, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Elizabeth May Hill (1834 - 1928)

    Children:
    Ella Iva Hill Brown (1866 - 1934)*
    Delbert Hill (1871 - 1955)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Exira Cemetery
    Exira
    Audubon County
    Iowa, USA

    Created by: Mary Lou Cook
    Record added: Jul 24, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 39841172.
  4. [S842] John F HILL, Enlistment Record - Hill, John F 1851, (National Archives Microfilm Publication M233, 81 rolls.

Elizabeth May1

F, b. 31 March 1834, d. 19 May 1928
Father*Jacob May b. 3 Apr 1800, d. 11 Sep 1880
Mother*Elizabeth Kellerman d. c 1836

Family

John Frederick Hill b. 7 Jan 1831, d. 12 Jun 1915
Children
Elizabeth May Hill (1834-1928), Wife of John F. Hill
     Elizabeth May was born on 31 March 1834 at Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.1 She married John Frederick Hill, son of Henry Hill and Frances Burns, on 1 March 1855 at Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. Elizabeth May died on 19 May 1928 at Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States, at age 94.1 She was buried after 19 May 1928 at Exira Cemetery, Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States.2
Tombstone - HILL, John F 1831 & wife Elizabeth 1834-1928, in Exira Cem Exira Iowa

     Her married name was Hill.1
Last Edited21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S5] Dave & Pat McCord, "GEDCOM, MCCORD, Dave & Pat", Ancestral File.
  2. [S839] Find-a-Grave - Exira Iowa, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, Birth:      Mar. 31, 1834
    Bedford County
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Death:      May 19, 1928
    Exira
    Audubon County
    Iowa, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    John F Hill (1831 - 1915)*

    Children:
    Ella Iva Hill Brown (1866 - 1934)*
    Delbert Hill (1871 - 1955)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Exira Cemetery
    Exira
    Audubon County
    Iowa, USA

    Created by: Mary Lou Cook
    Record added: Jul 24, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 39841197.