Isaac Hill, Sr.

Male 1748 - 1825  (77 years)


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  • Name Isaac Hill 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 22 Jul 1748  Charles County, Province of Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Revolutionary War Patriot  [2
    Died 28 Jul 1825  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Hill Graveyard, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21744  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2017 

    Family 1 Lucinda "Lucy" Wallace,   b. 0___ 1746, Saint Marys County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1798, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 0___ 1772  Martin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Henry John Alexander Hill,   b. 7 Feb 1774, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1825, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Benjamin Hill,   b. 0___ 1783, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1852, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Isaac Hill, Jr.,   b. 20 Dec 1797, Tar River, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1871, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F7639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia White,   b. 0___ 1759, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1838, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1810  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F10254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1748 - Charles County, Province of Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1772 - Martin County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1810 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jul 1825 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hill Graveyard, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/5780/chart.html

      ISAAC HILL, SR. - born July 22, 1748 possibly in St. Mary's, Charles Co., MD or Bertie Co., NC. He was a drummer in the 3rd Maryland Regiment in the American Revolutionary War. He was said to have been paid (possibly by land) for service in the war in 1784 at Martin Co., NC. Between May 26, 1800 and 1804 he served as Sheriff of Edgecombe Co., NC. He lived after 1804 in Hancock Co., GA.

      Later Isaac and family moved to Jasper Co., GA, then to an area later named Hillsboro, GA after his family, and finally to the Cumberland Mountains in TN; married LUCINDA WALLACE, (believed to be originally from Scotland or Welsh/Irish descent) in Martin Co, NC in 1772 and had fourteen children. Lucinda "Lucy" Wallace, born 1746 St. Mary's Co., MD, was the daughter of Adam Wallace and an unknown mother. Lucinda died Sept. 23, 1798 in NC. Isaac married second, Lydia White Jones Hill, born 1759 Anson Co., NC, the widow of Hugh Jones and William Hill respectively, around 1810 in Hancock Co., GA; Lydia brought two daughters by Wm. Hill to the union, Eliza b. 1801, and Louvisa b. 1802. Isaac died July 29, 1825 at Warren Co., TN, at age 77. Sometime after Isaac's death, Lydia returned to GA where she died June 12, 1838.


      Isaac is buried on Cumberland Plateau, Warren Co., TN and his marked grave is in the forest near his home/stagecoach inn (Old Hill Tavern on Hill's Trace) and orchards. He moved to TN after his son Henry J.A. Hill. He lived in the valley near Hill's Creek, later moving to the Cumberland Plateau. It is said he took older slaves and Indians so they might "retire." He produced fruit, brandy, and butter to be sold in the town of McMinnville, Warren Co., TN. [7]
    • Isaac HILL, He is buried in Tennessee Near McMinnville Tennessee in his orchard. He served as a drummer in the 3rd Maryland Regiment in the American Revolutionary War. (His service is well documented. Also in the publication, "Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers of Georgia, Volume III, " his birthplace is listed as Charles County, MD) He was said to have been paid for this service with land. He emigrated with his brothers Henry, John, Abraham, and Benjamin to NC, later moved to Jasper County, Georgia then to an area in Georgia named Hillsboro after his family and finally to the Cumberland Mountains in Tennessee. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S28834] "The Eagle",Vol 5,No. 1,1984,published by The Eagle Fund,Inc.,McMinnville,TN,, pp. 84-89.

    2. [S45132] http://www.tngenweb.org/revwar/counties/white.htm.

    3. [S28834] "The Eagle",Vol 5,No. 1,1984,published by The Eagle Fund,Inc.,McMinnville,TN,, p. 85.

    4. [S45927] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hill&GSiman=1&GScid=1970927&GRid=30416183&.

    5. [S785] "Wes Dodson's Notebook, No. 1".Wes Dodson,1882-1965,esteemed amateur historian, p. 241.

    6. [S8987] "Descendants of Peter Wallace, Sr. Generation No. 1", http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/w/a/l/Robert-T-Wallace/BOOK-0001/0002.

    7. [S8988] http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/5780/chart.html.