Minnie Jane Hillis

Female 1893 - 1945  (51 years)


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  • Name Minnie Jane Hillis 
    Birth 0___ 1892  (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 22 Jul 1892  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 22 Jul 1893  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Birth Bedford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 10 Mar 1945  (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Death 0___ 1949  [1
    Death 10 Mar 1949  Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Moon Cemetery, Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I22315  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2015 

    Father James Knox Polk "John Soda" Hillis,   b. 0Mar 1843, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1905, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Martha A. McCaskey,   b. 7 Dec 1863, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1932, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 0Feb 1885  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F7854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Levander Hillis,   b. 0___ 1891, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1980, (Carrollton County, Kentucky) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1913  Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 7, 10
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1930  Bedford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1940  Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. FNU Hillis,   b. 4 Mar 1923, Bell Buckle, Bedford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1923, Bell Buckle, Bedford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Madeline Mae Hillis
     3. Bessie Lee Hillis,   b. 1 Apr 1927, (Bedford County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1994  (Age 67 years)
     4. Mary Hillis
     5. Genny Melissa Hillis
     6. Roberta Elizabeth Hillis,   b. 19 Oct 1937, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 2008, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F7981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 0___ 1892 - (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 Jul 1892 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1893 - Van Buren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - Bedford County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1913 - Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1930 - Bedford County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1940 - Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 1945 - (Alabama) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 10 Mar 1949 - Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moon Cemetery, Owens Cross Roads, Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Published in the Huntsville Times, Huntsville, Alabama, Friday, March 11, 1949

      Mrs. Minnie Hillis, 57, died at 5 p.m. yesterday at her home, Route 1, Owens Cross Roads, after a short illness.

      She is survived by her husband, Samuel Hillis, five daughters, Miss Mae Hillis, Mrs. Vernon Seals, Miss Genny Hillis, Miss Roberta Hillis, all of Owens Cross Roads, and Mrs. Clayton Sneed of Gurley; three brothers; Manuel Hillis of Huntsville, Alison Hillis and Burnet Hillis of Owens Cross Roads.

      Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday from the Christian Church at Owens Cross Roads. Interment will be in Moon Cemetery directed by Spry Funeral Home.

      Pallbearers will be Arthur Thompson, Rufus Poore, James Hillis, Odell Hillis, Vernon Seals and Clayton Sneed.

      *Married Samuel L. Hillis, October 11, 1913 (License date)

      Children:
      Mae Hillis Foster
      Bessie Lee Hillis Sneed
      Mary Hillis Seals
      Genny Hillis Poore
      Roberta Elizabeth Hillis Resseguie [2]
    • 1 Jan 2015:

      Proposed Change: Minnie Jane Hillis (I22315)
      Tree: The Hennessee Family
      Link: <http://thehennesseefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I22315&tree=hennessee>

      Description: Minnie Jane Hillis was born in 1892 and died in 1949, burial is correct but her husband was married to Samuel Levader Hillis.. She is my Great Grandmother....

      Ruth
      rah0473@gmail.com [1]
    • "But I do know that Minnie Jane is my Grandmother's Mother, she said she was a very sweet, caring, loving woman." [11]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4517] Ruth LNU | Correction | 1 Jan 2015 | rah0473@gmail.com.

    2. [S5020] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20912783.

    3. [S990] "Van Buren County Historical Journal",Vol. VII,1987 Edition,Landon D. Medley,, p. 9.

    4. [S5023] "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQW2-48H : accessed 20 Janua.

    5. [S5024] "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V1PH-KJ9 : accessed.

    6. [S5027] "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP7B-BWG : accessed.

    7. [S5025] "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSL5-4GS :.

    8. [S148] "United States Census - Van Buren County,Tennessee 1900",transcribed by, p. 35.

    9. [S46619] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SRJJ-7FF.

    10. [S3091] "Hillis Family",Chapter II,by Peggy Allison,161 Rocky Top Lane,Morrison,TN.

    11. [S5033] Ruth Holmes | 20 Jan 2015 | Commentary & Photos | rah0473@gmail.com.