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William Hill

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Birthplace: Lyme Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Fairfield, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Hill, of Dorchester and Sarah Greenleaf
Husband of Elizabeth Hill
Father of Eliphalet Hill; William Hill; Sarah Hill; Joseph Hill and John Hill
Brother of Sarah Loomis; Joseph Hill; Ignatius Hill; Sgt. James Hill and Elizabeth Wilson

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About William Hill

ii WILLIAM, b. say 1622; m. by about 1661 Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Rev. John Jones (eldest child b. about 1661; Rev. John Jones in 1665 made bequest to daughter Elizabeth Hill [FOOF 1:280-81]). (Great Migration)

Brief Biography

(II) William (2) Hill, son of William (i) and Sarah Hill, was born in England, and came with his father to Dorchester, Massachusetts, and afterwards to Windsor, Connecticut, wh ere he was granted lands. He was one of the most prominent of the citizens of the town. He was town recorder in 1650, acting in that capacity for several years, receiving town papers of value from Roger Ludlow, when the latter left Fairfield, in 1654. Mention is made in early colonial records of his having received a portion of his father's estate from his father-in-law, Mr. Greenleaf, his mother's second husband. (The term stepfather was not then in use.) On February 13, 1670, he was granted the Lewis lot on the northwest corner of Newton Square. His death occurred on December 19, 1684.

He married, at Fairfield, Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Rev. John Jones, of that place. Their children were: I. William, mentioned below. 2. Eliphalet, whose wife was Esther, died in 1695. 3. Joseph, died in 1696. 4. John, married Jane , and died in 1727. 5. James. 6. Sarah, married Richard Widdon

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William Hill's Timeline

1622
1622
Lyme Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom
1659
1659
Age 37
Massachusetts, United States
1661
1661
Age 39
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
1662
1662
Age 40
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
1663
1663
Age 41
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
1665
1665
Age 43
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
1684
December 19, 1684
Age 62
Fairfield, CT, USA
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