HILL, Elijah

HILL, Elijah

Male 1811 - 1887  (75 years)

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  • Name HILL, Elijah 
    Born 20 Oct 1811  Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 8 Apr 1812  [1
    • by the Rev. Dr. L. Frederick Herman of the New Hanover Reformed Church, Montgomery Co., PA. (Rev. Herman presided there from 1800 until his death in 1848).
    Census (desc) 1830  Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living with his parents 
    Census (desc) 1840  Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    as head of household 
    Census (desc) 1850  Limestone Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a farmer 
    • Children listed are Seth, Mary, Charles, and John.
    Religion 1852 
    Lutheran 
    • Elijah joined the Trinity Lutheran Church in Milton in 1852.
    Misc 1854  East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    watched as his farm was divided by railroad tracks 
    • The Catawissa, Williamsport & Erie Railroad built a track, which ran right behind the house, through the middle of Elijah's farm.
    Census (desc) 1860  Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lydia Wenrich (born 1850) is listed as living with him. Emma Wenrich (born 1848) is listed as living with John Neary. Both are the daughters of Daniel (born 1825) and Mary Wenrick and may be related to Elijah's wife, Rebecca Wenrich. Daniel may be a brother to Peter and Rebecca.

      John Neary bought the farm of Elijah and Rebecca on April 18, 1862.
    Sold 18 Apr 1862  Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    his farm to John Neary 
    Census (desc) 1870  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lydia Wenrich (born 1850) is listed as living with him as a domestic servant.
    Census (desc) 1880  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    working as a farmer 
    • His wife and son Alfred were living with him. He engaged in farming in Limestone township, Montour county, where he remained ten years, and then moved to Turbut township, where he remained until his death in March, 1887.
    Political Party was a Republican 
    _UID 2A136B65EEC835439ED295FC2415F7F35FAD 
    Died 31 Mar 1887  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Harmony Cemetery 
    Person ID I91  Ancestry
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2014 

    Father HILL, John K.,   b. 26 Oct 1789, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1830, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother BECK, Catharine Susan,   b. 1789, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1851 and 1860  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1808  Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    New Hanover Lutheran Church 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet

    Family WENRICH, Rebecca,   b. 30 May 1818, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1908, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1836 
    Children 
     1. HILL, Seth Comly,   b. 9 Nov 1836, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1912, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. HILL, Mary Catherine,   b. 1841, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1870, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     3. HILL, Charles M.,   b. 20 Dec 1844, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1885, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. HILL, John Louis,   b. 30 Apr 1849, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1864  (Age 14 years)
     5. HILL, Alfred Jacob,   b. 10 Aug 1853, Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1918, Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1811 - Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living with his parents - 1830 - Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - as head of household - 1840 - Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1850 - Limestone Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - watched as his farm was divided by railroad tracks - 1854 - East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1860 - Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSold - his farm to John Neary - 18 Apr 1862 - Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1870 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1880 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Mar 1887 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Harmony Cemetery - - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Photos
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    Elijah_Hill.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1030] History Of Montgomery County Pennsylvania 1884, Chapters LXV - LXVI P. 994.

    2. [S1119] Census, PA, Northumberland, 1840, roll 475, book 1, page 127.

    3. [S1119] Census, Image 19.

    4. [S1073] Deed, Northumberland County, PA deed book TT page 155.

    5. [S1119] Census, Image 10.

    6. [S1119] Census, Image 35.

    7. [S7] Gravestone, Harmony Cemetery, Milton, PA.