Benjamin Hillis

Male 1895 - 1957  (62 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Benjamin Hillis was born 20 Jun 1895, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (son of William "Bill Tucker" Hillis and Sarah Martin); died 22 Oct 1957, (Sequatchie County) Tennessee; was buried , Pope Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.

    Benjamin married Edith Reynolds 21 Aug 1918, Sequatchie County, Tennessee. Edith (daughter of James Madison Reynolds and Rebecca Hatfield) was born (CIRCA 1900), (Sequatchie County) Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William "Bill Tucker" Hillis was born 5 Nov 1859, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (son of Robert Hillis and Frances "Franky" Overturf); died 28 Aug 1922, (Sequatchie County) Tennessee; was buried , Pope Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.

    William married Sarah Martin 1880, (Van Buren County) Tennessee. Sarah (daughter of James Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Romans Priest) was born 0Mar 1862, (Van Buren County) Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sarah Martin was born 0Mar 1862, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (daughter of James Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Romans Priest).
    Children:
    1. Daisy Hillis was born 24 Jul 1880, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 6 Apr 1920, (Sequatchie County) Tennessee; was buried , Pope Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
    2. George Washington Hillis was born 3 Sep 1883, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 24 Nov 1951, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    3. Mary Lula Hillis was born 26 Apr 1886, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 26 Jul 1967, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    4. James Robert "Robert" Hillis was born 28 Jun 1888, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 2 Apr 1967, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    5. Alfred Taylor Hillis was born 25 Feb 1892, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 18 Oct 1918, Valdehon, France; was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    6. 1. Benjamin Hillis was born 20 Jun 1895, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 22 Oct 1957, (Sequatchie County) Tennessee; was buried , Pope Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
    7. Jerry Baxter Hillis was born 17 Nov 1899, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 14 Oct 1951, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Walling Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Hillis was born 0___ 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (son of James Hillis and Mary Boyd); died 0___ 1885, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

    Robert married Frances "Franky" Overturf 7 Aug 1854, Van Buren County, Tennessee. Frances (daughter of (Henry) Overturf and Mary "Polly" LNU) was born 0Jul 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 0___ 1905, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , (Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee). [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Frances "Franky" Overturf was born 0Jul 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (daughter of (Henry) Overturf and Mary "Polly" LNU); died 0___ 1905, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , (Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee).
    Children:
    1. (M(ary) F(rances) Hillis) was born 1851, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. John H. "Mountain John" Hillis was born 21 Aug 1856, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 17 May 1920, Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tennessee; was buried , Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    3. 2. William "Bill Tucker" Hillis was born 5 Nov 1859, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 28 Aug 1922, (Sequatchie County) Tennessee; was buried , Pope Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
    4. Samuel A. "Sam" Hillis was born 4 Dec 1862, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 21 Dec 1936, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

  3. 6.  James Martin was born 0___ 1828, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (son of David Martin and Nancy Cole); died 0___ 1866, (Van Buren County) Tennessee.

    James married Sarah "Sallie" Romans Priest 22 Apr 1850, Van Buren County, Tennessee. Sarah (daughter of John Priest and Frances Romans) was born 0Aug 1829, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 6 Feb 1909, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah "Sallie" Romans Priest was born 0Aug 1829, (Van Buren County) Tennessee (daughter of John Priest and Frances Romans); died 6 Feb 1909, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, Warren County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Jane Martin was born 1855, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. William Martin was born 1858, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    3. Susan "Sue" Martin was born 7 Jan 1861, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 2 Sep 1935, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, Warren County, Tennessee.
    4. 3. Sarah Martin was born 0Mar 1862, (Van Buren County) Tennessee.
    5. George W. Martin was born 25 Jul 1865, (Warren County) Tennessee; died 2 Feb 1921, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Thomas D. "Pete" Martin was born 9 Mar 1868, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 8 Feb 1919, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, Warren County, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  James Hillis was born 0___ 1782, (Rowan County) North Carolina (son of John Hillis and unnamed spouse); died 0___ 1858, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Van Buren County, Tennessee.

    James married Mary Boyd (North Carolina). Mary was born 0___ 1790, (Rowan County) North Carolina; died CIRCA 1855, (Van Buren County, Tennessee). [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary Boyd was born 0___ 1790, (Rowan County) North Carolina; died CIRCA 1855, (Van Buren County, Tennessee).
    Children:
    1. Sarah "Sallie" Hillis was born 0___ 1811, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1865, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. James Hillis, Jr. was born 29 Mar 1813, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 8 Feb 1816, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Old Rocky Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Mary Hillis was born 2 May 1815, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); died 21 Jul 1835, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Old Rocky Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    4. Archibald Hillis was born 0___ 1818, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 0___ 1887, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Arch Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    5. Anna Hillis was born 11 Apr 1819, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 9 Oct 1854, Madison County, Arkansas.
    6. Oliver Hillis was born 0___ 1823, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); died 0___ 1897, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    7. William W. Hillis was born 15 Jan 1825, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); died 15 Oct 1848, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Old Rocky Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    8. Isabelle "Ibby" Hillis was born 0___ 1828, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died Bef 1858, (Van Buren County) Tennessee.
    9. Elizabeth Hillis was born 31 Oct 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 18 Feb 1915, (Bledsoe County, Tennessee); was buried , Rainey Cemetery, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
    10. 4. Robert Hillis was born 0___ 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 0___ 1885, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    11. Eliza Hillis was born 18 Jan 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 14 Feb 1908, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , Crain Hill Cemetery, White Hill, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

  3. 10.  (Henry) Overturf was born , (Warren County, Tennessee) (son of Richard Overturf and (Delila LNU)).

    (Henry) married Mary "Polly" LNU (Tennessee). Mary was born 1815, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary "Polly" LNU was born 1815, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 5. Frances "Franky" Overturf was born 0Jul 1831, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 0___ 1905, (Van Buren County, Tennessee); was buried , (Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee).
    2. Richard Overturf\Scott was born 0___ 1834, (Warren County) Tennessee.
    3. Henry Overturf was born 1836, (Warren County) Tennessee.
    4. Margaret Overturf was born 1837-1840, Warren County, Tennessee.
    5. Sarah Overturf was born 1844, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Mary Ann "Polly Ann" Overturf was born 1847, Warren County, Tennessee.
    7. William Overturf was born 1842 OR 1848, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

  5. 12.  David Martin was born ~ 1794, Virginia (son of Charles Coffrey Martin and Susan Richardson); died ~ 1840.

    David married Nancy Cole (CIRCA 1820), (Van Buren County) Tennessee. Nancy was born 0___ 1802, Virginia; died , (Van Buren County) Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Nancy Cole was born 0___ 1802, Virginia; died , (Van Buren County) Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. William Carroll "Carroll" Martin was born 28 Oct 1820, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 23 Aug 1894, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Long Cemetery, Spencer, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. 6. James Martin was born 0___ 1828, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 0___ 1866, (Van Buren County) Tennessee.
    3. Phoebe Martin was born 1 Apr 1840, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 9 Oct 1875, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , New Rocky Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

  7. 14.  John Priest was born ~ 1773, Commonwealth of Virginia (son of David Priest and Anne Powell); died Bef 1860.

    John married Frances Romans. Frances was born ~ 1784, Commonwealth of Virginia; died Bef 1855, Van Buren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Frances Romans was born ~ 1784, Commonwealth of Virginia; died Bef 1855, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. David Priest was born 0___ 1810, Kentucky.
    2. 7. Sarah "Sallie" Romans Priest was born 0Aug 1829, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; died 6 Feb 1909, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, Warren County, Tennessee.


Generation: 5

  1. 16.  John Hillis was born 0___ 1760, Frederick County, Virginia (son of Samuel Hillis, The Immigrant and Anne Luckey); died 20 Jul 1836, Scott County, Kentucky.

    John married unnamed spouse (Virginia). unnamed was born , (Virginia). [Group Sheet]


  2. 17.  unnamed spouse was born , (Virginia).
    Children:
    1. Isabelle "Ibbie" Hillis was born 27 Nov 1778, (Rowan County) North Carolina; died 3 Oct 1872, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Phronie Boyd Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. 8. James Hillis was born 0___ 1782, (Rowan County) North Carolina; died 0___ 1858, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    3. Isaac Hillis, Sr. was born 30 Oct 1787, (Scott County) Kentucky; died 10 Mar 1876, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Blackstone O. Hillis Cemetery, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

  3. 20.  Richard Overturf was born (BEFORE 1791).

    Richard married (Delila LNU). (Delila was born 0___ 1770, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  4. 21.  (Delila LNU) was born 0___ 1770, North Carolina.
    Children:
    1. 10. (Henry) Overturf was born , (Warren County, Tennessee).

  5. 24.  Charles Coffrey Martin was born 0___ 1763, Bedford County, Virginia; died Abt 1854, Van Buren County, Tennessee.

    Charles married Susan Richardson 0___ 1798, Bedford County, Virginia. Susan was born 0___ 1760, Commonwealth of Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  6. 25.  Susan Richardson was born 0___ 1760, Commonwealth of Virginia.
    Children:
    1. Thomas Martin was born 15 May 1797, Commonwealth of Virginia; died 26 Jun 1879, (Van Buren County) Tennessee; was buried , Long Cemetery, Spencer, Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. 12. David Martin was born ~ 1794, Virginia; died ~ 1840.

  7. 28.  David Priest was born 16 Dec 1749, York County, Pennsylvania; was christened 17 Dec 1749, York County, Pennsylvania (son of William Priest and Mary Griffith); died 0Feb 1811, Green County, Kentucky.

    David married Anne Powell. [Group Sheet]


  8. 29.  Anne Powell
    Children:
    1. 14. John Priest was born ~ 1773, Commonwealth of Virginia; died Bef 1860.


Generation: 6

  1. 32.  Samuel Hillis, The Immigrant was born 0___ 1707, Londonderry, Ireland (son of John Hillhouse and Rachel LNU); died 7 Aug 1782, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; was buried , Thyateria Presbyterian Cemetery, Rowan County, North Carolina.

    Samuel married Anne Luckey (Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina). Anne (daughter of Robert Luckey, Sr. and Isabell (Baird)) was born Abt 1730, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1782, Bourbon County, Kentucky. [Group Sheet]


  2. 33.  Anne Luckey was born Abt 1730, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina (daughter of Robert Luckey, Sr. and Isabell (Baird)); died 0___ 1782, Bourbon County, Kentucky.
    Children:
    1. Sampson Hillis was born 20 Aug 1753, (Rowan County, North Carolina); died 18 Nov 1831, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    2. Robert Hillis was born 13 May 1755, (Rowan County, North Carolina); died 1 Jun 1826, Van Buren County, Tennessee; was buried , Van Buren County, Tennessee.
    3. 16. John Hillis was born 0___ 1760, Frederick County, Virginia; died 20 Jul 1836, Scott County, Kentucky.

  3. 56.  William Priest was born ~ 1721, York County, Pennsylvania (son of David Priest and Susannah LNU); died ~ 1801, Russell County, Virginia.

    William married Mary Griffith 3 Jun 1747, Newberry, Pennsylvania. Mary was born Abt 1747, Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  4. 57.  Mary Griffith was born Abt 1747, Scotland.
    Children:
    1. 28. David Priest was born 16 Dec 1749, York County, Pennsylvania; was christened 17 Dec 1749, York County, Pennsylvania; died 0Feb 1811, Green County, Kentucky.


Generation: 7

  1. 64.  John Hillhouse was born ~ 1667, Londonderry, Ireland (son of Abraham Hillhouse and Janet LNU); died 31 Jul 1716, Derry, Ulster, Ireland; was buried , Church of Arclow, Wicklow County, Ireland.

    John married Rachel LNU. Rachel was born 0___ 1667, (Ireland); died 17 Jan 1716, Derry, Cavan, Ireland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 65.  Rachel LNU was born 0___ 1667, (Ireland); died 17 Jan 1716, Derry, Cavan, Ireland.
    Children:
    1. 32. Samuel Hillis, The Immigrant was born 0___ 1707, Londonderry, Ireland; died 7 Aug 1782, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; was buried , Thyateria Presbyterian Cemetery, Rowan County, North Carolina.

  3. 66.  Robert Luckey, Sr. was born , Londonderry, Ireland; died 0___ 1754, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    Robert married Isabell (Baird). [Group Sheet]


  4. 67.  Isabell (Baird)
    Children:
    1. 33. Anne Luckey was born Abt 1730, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1782, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

  5. 112.  David Priest was born ~ 1690, Pennsylvania (son of Rees\Prees and Elizabeth Williams); died 0___ 1745, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    David married Susannah LNU ~ 1718, Conestoga, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  6. 113.  Susannah LNU
    Children:
    1. 56. William Priest was born ~ 1721, York County, Pennsylvania; died ~ 1801, Russell County, Virginia.


Generation: 8

  1. 128.  Abraham Hillhouse was born Bef 1639, Scotland; died 0___ 1689, (Londonderry, Ireland).

    Abraham married Janet LNU. Janet was born , Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 129.  Janet LNU was born , Scotland.
    Children:
    1. 64. John Hillhouse was born ~ 1667, Londonderry, Ireland; died 31 Jul 1716, Derry, Ulster, Ireland; was buried , Church of Arclow, Wicklow County, Ireland.

  3. 224.  Rees\Prees was born , Wales; died 14 Jul 1699, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Rees\Prees married Elizabeth Williams 20 Dec 1668, Radnor Township,Chester Co.,PA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 225.  Elizabeth Williams
    Children:
    1. 112. David Priest was born ~ 1690, Pennsylvania; died 0___ 1745, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.