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William Hill, JR.

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, Sr.
Brother of Luke Hill; Sarah Loomis; Joseph Hill; Ignatius Hill; Sgt. James Hill and 1 other

Occupation: DEACON
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About William Hill, JR.

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, JR.'s Timeline

Lyme Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom
Age 29
Massachusetts, United States
Age 39
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 40
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 41
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 43
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
December 19, 1684
Age 62
Fairfield, CT, USA