Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Hill

Male 1735 - 1803  (68 years)


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  • Name John Hill 
    Born 1735  Antietam Creek, Prince George's Co, MD, Now Washington Co. MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1803  Loveland, Clermont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007762  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Hill,   b. 1693, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1773, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Anne Truman,   b. 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1724  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Buher,   b. Abt 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1762  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F05071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Hill served in the French and Indian War with the Frederick Co. Militia under Capt. Elias Delashmutt 1757. He served in the Washington Co. Militia in 1776, during the Revolutionary War. (Clements and Wright's, The Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War, pt B; p 237).
      John Hill lived in Antietam Creek, MD until 1780, when he moved to Surry (later Stokes) County, North Carolina. 1790-1797, he bought and lived on a farm 4 miles from Salisbury, NC. In 1797 he emigrated to Newport, Cambell County, Kentucky. In 1798 he moved to Loveland, Hamilton (later Waren) County, Ohio, and bought a farm on which he lived until his death on January 6, 1803, at age 68.
      He is buried in the Hill Cemetery in Loveland. He and his family were devout Methodist Episcopalians.

      This information contributed by Ruthanne Hill Kallay

      An interesting footnote from the Goshen Methodist Church records by a Rev. Francis McCormick shows that John Hill's son Joseph and wife Rosamund, another son Phillip and wife Elizabeth, and Jane Easton (wife of his son Samuel) were members and leaders of the first Methodist Sunday School class in the Northwest Territory in 1798. (The wife of Rev. Francis McCormick was a sister of Jane Easton.)

      MILT: 1758 John served under Capt. Elias Delashaut in French & Indian War.
      INFO: He moved with his father and farmed on"Park Hill"
      This later became Washington County, MD
      His father gave him 63 acres.
      1780, He sold out and moved to Rowan County, NC & spent 17 years.
      1797, He spent 1 yr. in Newport, Kentucky
      1798, Went to Cincinattii, OH and later to Clarmont, Hamilton and Warren Cos. OH

      Children of John HILL and Elizabeth BUHER are:

      i. John HILL was born 27 JUL 1762 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      ii. Joseph HILL was born 1764 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      iii. Jacob Henry HILL was born 1766 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      iv. Phillip HILL was born 1769 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      v. Thomas HILL was born 1772 in Fredrick Co.,MD
      vi. Elizabeth HILL was born 1774 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      vii. William HILL was born 1778 in Fredrick Co.,MD, and died Young.
      viii. Samuel HILL was born 2 JUL 1779 in Fredrick Co.,MD.
      ix. Benjamin HILL was born 1784 in Salisbury,NC, and died 30 SEP 1831.
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      HILL, HENRY, Frederick County, farmer. 9 Feb 1773
      24 March 1773
      To son John Hill, tract "Park Hall, 50 acres.
      To 6 sons and 3 daus. Robert, Joseph, Henry Truman, Philip, Thomas and John, Elizabeth, Catharine and Ann, residue of personal estate.
      Sons, Robert and Joseph Hill to make the division of the estate.
      wit: Thomas Duckett; Thomas Johnson; Thomas Jones. MCW 39, 84

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