Rev George Hill, Min. of St Andrews

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George Hill, Min. of St Andrews

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Birthplace: St Andrew's, Fife
Death: Died
Place of Burial: St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev John Hill, Min. of St Andrews and Jean McCormick
Husband of Harriet Hill
Father of John Hill; Elizabeth Hill; Rev Alexander Hill; David Hill; Joseph Hill and 7 others
Brother of Anne Hill; Janet Hill; Margaret Hill; Jean Hill; Joseph Hill and 2 others
Half brother of Jean Hill and Prof. John Hill

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About Rev George Hill, Min. of St Andrews

Extensive biography and source of portrait are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Hill_(minister)

In 1782, he married Harriet Scott, daughter of Alexander Scott, an Edinburgh merchant and magistrate who had retired to St Andrews. Her portrait was painted by Henry Raeburn (as also, it is reputed, was that of Dr Hill as Principal). In 1800 his eldest son died in Jamaica and in 1803 his younger son George and a daughter died of plague. Others were ill and in danger. Another son died in the service of the East India Company, while yet another progressed to a position of importance there. His son Alexander Hill followed him into the Ministry. His daughter married a fellow academic, Dr Cook whose brother, George Cook, was his biographer.

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Rev George Hill, Min. of St Andrews's Timeline

1750
May 22, 1750
Fife
1783
January 1, 1783
Age 32
Fife
1784
May 30, 1784
Age 34
1785
July 19, 1785
Age 35
Fife
1786
October 17, 1786
Age 36
Fife
1787
November 14, 1787
Age 37
Fife
1789
March 8, 1789
Age 38
Fife
1790
May 20, 1790
Age 39
Fife
1791
June 22, 1791
Age 41
Fife, Scotland
1792
December 2, 1792
Age 42
Fife