Biography - Levi Hill

Levi HILL, farmer, P. O. Fillmore, was born in this county and State in the year 1825, and commenced life as a farmer. His father gave him 100 acres of land, and he has added to that until he has reached the handsome estate of 290 acres, on which he has erected a good and comfortable dwelling and barn, with all necessary improvements, and was married in this county in the year 1848, to Miss Wilmoth (LANDERS) HILL. She was born in this State in the year 1831. Henry LANDERS, her father, was born in Kentucky, and died in 1842. Elizabeth HINTON, her mother, was born in North Carolina, and died about 1868. She was the mother of six children, one deceased. Henry HILL emigrated to this State from Kentucky in 1816; he was a farmer by occupation; he entered quite a large tract of land; died April 5, 1855. Mary PRATER, his mother, was born November 6, 1803; she died April 16, 1842. She was the mother of twelve children, the subject being the third of the family, and he has a family of seven children, three deceased; names as follows: Mary HILL, December 8, 1849; Henry E. HILL, July 11, 1851; Simeon M., December 15, 1852; Martha, January 22, 1857; Sarah, June 23, 1858; Orlena, February 10, 1860; Illinois, November 17, 1861; Layfayette, August 21, 1863; Celeste, July 9, 1868; Theodore HILL, born August 13, 1869.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 301.

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