Benjamin Hill

Male 1783 - 1852  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Hill 
    Born 0___ 1783  Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 0___ 1852  (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24062  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2009 

    Father Isaac Hill, Sr.,   b. 22 Jul 1748, Charles County, Province of Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1825, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother 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  [3, 4
    Family ID F7639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Wallace,   b. 0___ 1783, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1802  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary "Polly" Hill,   b. 9 Dec 1802,   d. 0___ 1853, (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F8480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1783 - Granville County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1802 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0___ 1852 - (Warren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/5780/chart.html

      BENJAMIN HILL, born 1783 at Granville Co., NC; married Rebecca Wallace, born 1783 SC, about 1802 in Warren Co., TN. They had eight children; Henry John Alexander, Lucinda, Martha, Polly, Wallace, Isaac III, and Ashley (male). They were divorced before 1850. Rebecca went to Robertson Co., TX with their son Henry John Alexander Hill (named for his uncle). Benjamin, age 67, was living in the same household as Jackson Riley according to the 1850 census, Warren Co., TN.

      A grandson of Benjamin and Rebecca's, son of Isaac III & his wife Frances Pickett, was Benjamin Jefferson Hill who became a Brigadier General in the Civil War serving the Confederacy as leader of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Tennessee Volunteers which was later known as the Fifth Tennessee. (This portrait hangs in the Magness Library in McMinnville, TN) General B. J. Hill married Mary V. Smartt and both are interred in the old town cemetery in McMinnville, TN.

      Note of interest: Published in The Central Gazette, McMinnville, Warren Co., TN, September 21, 1840: "Notice - I forewarn all persons from trading or crediting my wife Rebecca Hill, on my account as I will not pay any of her contracts. Benjamin Hill."

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] "Warren County, Tennessee, Will Books 1-3 (1827-1858)", Abstracted and, p. 135.

    2. [S23051] Steve Roper; 20 Feb 1999 email; shkgelmt@gnv.fdt.net.

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

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