Isaac Hillis, Sr.

Male 1787 - 1876  (88 years)


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  • Name Isaac Hillis 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 30 Oct 1787  (Scott County) Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation retired - blind  [2
    Died 10 Mar 1876  (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Blackstone O. Hillis Cemetery, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2770  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2019 

    Father John Hillis,   b. 1760, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1836, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother unnamed spouse,   b. (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Naylor,   b. 18 Jun 1789, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1836, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married (~1803)  (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Nancy Hillis,   b. 21 Jul 1804, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1836, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Dixon Naylor "Dixon" Hillis,   b. 0___ 1810, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Rebecca Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1898, (McLennan County, Texas) Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Levina Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Isaac Hillis, Jr.,   b. 19 Dec 1819, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1878, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. James B. "Big Foot" Hillis,   b. 8 Aug 1823, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1919, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     7. George Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Roswell "Greenback" Hillis,   b. 15 Mar 1825, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1896, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Stephen H. Hillis,   b. 1829-1830, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1910, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Squire "Shoot" Hillis,   b. 0Mar 1832, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1907, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Jane "Jane" Logue,   b. 30 Jan 1814, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1890, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Lawson H. Hillis,   b. 27 Feb 1841, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1921, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Woodson P. Hillis,   b. 27 Aug 1844, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1916, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Lodema Hillis,   b. 1844, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Virginia Hillis,   b. 10 Sep 1847, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1922, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Parizada "Parrott" Hillis,   b. 2 Dec 1849, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1870, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     6. Robert Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Clayborn Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. James Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. infant died,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. infant died,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. infant died,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Blackstone Oregon Hillis,   b. 12 Mar 1854, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1941, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     13. Levander Hillis,   b. (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1787 - (Scott County) Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1840 - (Van Buren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 1876 - (Van Buren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blackstone O. Hillis Cemetery, Rocky River, Van Buren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (~1803) - (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Fathered twelve children with Rebecca and twelve children with Jane...Thomas J. Barnes

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      Isaac Hillis sr. the son of John Hillis.married 1st. Rebecca Naylor, 2nd wife Nancy Jane logue Boyd.

      Isaac came to the Rocky river area in about 1803 with sister Isabell Hillis Boyd, and brother James Hillis.

      Throughout his life Isaac sr. followed the occupation of farming .

      In 1840 he was elected constable of the 8th district of TN. and was appointed to a road jury. According to the 1840 Van Buren co. tax list he owned 386 arces of land. In 1870 census he was said to be 84 yrs. old and blind.

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      HILLIS-GILLENTINE ANCESTORS

      Isaac Hillis came to Warren County about 1804 according to Goodspeed and Will Hale. He came to the area with his brother, James, and sister and brother-in-law Isabel and William Boyd. Three of his descendants are Kevin Thomas, Irving Hoyte and Walter Leon Hillis, III.

      Their parents are Walter Leon and Madalyn Taylor Hillis. Walter served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. The paternal grand parents are James Irving Hillis, WW I, 2/29/1888-1/7/1976, and Maggie Hoyte Gillentine, 5/6/1900-3/9/1989, both buried Crain Hill Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN.

      Great grand parents include James Irving Hillisí parents John Houston Hillis, 3/31/1858-5/16/1945, a farmer, and Eleanor Hymen (Nellie) Barnes, 10/10/1859-12/19/1902, both buried at Crain Hill Cemetery. Maggie Hoyte Gillentineís parents are Joe Arthur Gillentine, 11/28/1869-3/24/1913, burial at Seitz Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN, and Mary Vida Elizabeth Campen, 1/25/1874-7/2/1961, burial at Crain Hill Cemetery. She was married after Joe Arthurís death to Thomas Jefferson Shockley.

      Great, great grandparents include John Houston Hillisí parents Roswell Hillis, CSA, 3/1 5/1825-8/21/1898, CSA, 22nd TN Inf., and Elizabeth Grissom, 3/8/1825-3/8/1885, both buried White Hill Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN. Eleanor Hymen Barnesí parents are Isaac Barnes, 8/12/1829-6/10/1915, CSA, 35th TN Inf., burial in Barnes (Big Sink) Cemetery and Susannah Elinor Hill, 7/31/1834-7/11/1879, burial Hillís Creek (Center Hill) Cemetery, Warren Co. Joe Arthur Gillentineís parents are Harrison C. Gillentine, 1841-1901, burial Gillentine Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN and Sallie Mooney, 1845-1919, burial Seitz Cemetery, Van Buren Co., TN. Mary Vida Elizabeth Campenís parents are Gavin Hoyte Campen (Campain, Campaign), 9/13/1846-11/27/1927, and Elizabeth Roberts, 2/27/1850-10/26/1920, both buried Rock Island Cemetery, Warren Co., TN.

      Great, great, great grandparents include Roswell Hillisí parents, Isaac Hillis, 10/30/1787-3/10/1876, settled Rocky River area in Warren County about 1804, buried Blackstone Hillis Cemetery, Van Buren County, TN and Rebecca Naylor, 6/18/1789-8/30/1836, buried Old Rocky Cemetery, Warren County, TN. Elizabeth Grissomís parents are William Grissom, 3/7/1797-12/23/1869, and Evey Rhodes, 5/1/1797-11/25/1860, both buried Long Cemetery, Van Buren County, TN. Isaac Barnesí parents are Charles Barnes, 4/1/1809-1/4/1864, and Susannah Smith, 10/22/1812-5/8/1896, both buried Barnes (Big Sink) Cemetery. Susannah Elinor Hillís parents are Irving (Ervin) Hill, 7/17/1796-4/15/1836, and Eleanor Morgan, 10/7/1799-7/21/1860, both buried Hillís Creek (Center Hill) Cemetery. Harrison C. Gillentineís parents are John Gillentine, 11/16/1797-7/2/1870, and Margaret Parker, 5/9/1814-7/22/1895, both buried Gillentine Cemetery. Sallie Mooneyís parents are Joseph Mooney, 6/20/1802-6/2/1880, buried Gillentine Cemetery and Ferriby Gillentine who is probably buried in Gillentine Cemetery in an unmarked grave. Gavin Hoyte Campenís parents are Joseph Campaign (Campen), circa 1796-6/15/1877, and Annie Elizabeth Seitz, 1/1/1811-8/18/1874, buried Shiloh Cemetery, Mud Creek, Warren County, TN. Elizabeth Robertsí parents are James Roberts, 8/31/1822-10/29/1853, died and buried Cairo, IL and Martha Patsy Hash, 10/23/1822-7/28/1903, buried Rock Island Cemetery, Warren Co., TN.

      Great, great, great, great grandparents include Isaac Hillisí known parent is John Hillis, 1758-7/20/1836, Revolutionary War, buried Scott County, KY. Rebecca Naylorís parents are Dickson (Dixon) Naylor, born 1767, and Mary Carpenter. William Grissomís parents are Charles Grissom and Margaret. Charles Barnesí parents are William Barnes, 1780-1819, and Charity Phillips, 8/24/1783- 5/8/1871, both probably buried Shellsford Baptist Church Cemetery, Warren County, TN. Susannah Smithís parents are Isaac Smith, War of 1812 veteran, 2nd Regiment, West TN militia, (Found an Isaac Smith from Warren County as a Mexican War veteran, but canít confirm) born 2/2/1778, and Brittania Savage, born 6/20/1793, both buried Hillís Creek (Center Hill) Cemetery. John Gillentineís parents are Nicholas Gillentine, 1776-1834, and Elizabeth Jane Terry, 1779-1839 and Margaret Parkerís parents are Arthur Parker and Eleanor Ballard. Joseph Mooneyís parents are James Mooney, War of 1812, 1770-1845, and Henrietta Parnell, 1796. Anna Elizabeth Seitzí parents are Thomas Seitz, Sr., 7/3/1774-5/10/1831, and Margaret Hoyles Rudisill. James Robertsí parents are Caswell Cobb Roberts and Nancy Pigg and Martha Patsy Hashís parents are William Wesley Hash, Sr., circa 1784-10/1/1851, and Elizabeth Baldwin, 1789-circa 1872, who are buried on their farm across from Rock Island Cemetery which was originally designated the Hash Family Cemetery. Irving (Ervin) Hillís parents are Henry John Alexander Hill, 2/7/1775-8/1/1825, and Susan Swales, 12/31/1767-9/23/1846, both buried Hillís Creek (Center Hill) Cemetery. Eleanor Morganís parents are David Morgan and Martha Hill.

      Great, great, great, great, great grandparents include Samuel Hillis, circa 1707-8/7/1782, buried Thyratira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mt. Ulla, Rowan County, NC and Anne Luckey. James Naylor, Revolutionary War, and Mary Carpenter. Isaac Hill, 7/22/1748-7/28/1825, Revolutionary War, buried Hill burying grounds (2-3 miles from Hillís Creek, on top of mountain), and Lucinda Wallace. William G. Gillentine, 1745-1786, and Margaret Gillentine, 1748-????. George Seitz and Susannah Peterson. Jacob Mooney, Sr. and wife. Rueben Roberts, Sr., 4/4/1744-12/24/1844, born in Birmingham, England, buried in Asbury Cemetery, 2 miles north of Rowland Station, DAR marker, Revolutionary War, and Mary Millie Asher Roberts. John Hash, Jr. and Theodocia Sturgill. John Swales and Eleanor.

      Great, great, great, great, great, great grandparents include Robert Luckey, Sr., 1690-1757, and Isabel Baird. Abraham Hill and wife. John G. Gillentine, 1722-1792, and Sarah, 1726-????. John Henry Seitz and Elizabeth Felsing. John Isaac Roberts and Willie Holifield. John Hash, Sr. and wife. Lewis Sturgill and Sarah Hanks.

      Great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandparents include Nicholas Gillentine, 1676-1773 and Mary Eleanor Eckolls. Joshua Hanks and wife.

      Great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandparents are John Eckolls and Mary Cave

      871 words

      Submitted by Walter L. Hillis, 7759 SR 30, Rock Island, TN 38581 (931) 686-7759

      Sources - Chattanooga Bicentennial Library, Local History Section, Van Buren and Warren county genealogical records, cemetery records, and historical society publications.

      Caption Ė Kevin Thomas, Irving Hoyte, and Walter Leon Hillis, III

      Index - Hillis-Gillentine Ancestors



      B

      Baird, Isabel, 3

      Baldwin, Elizabeth, 2

      Ballard, Eleanor, 2

      Barnes, Charles, 2

      Barnes, Eleanor Hymen (Nellie), 1

      Barnes, Isaac, 1, 2

      Barnes, William, 2

      Boyd, William, 1

      C

      Campaign, Joseph, 2

      Campen, Gavin Hoyte, 1, 2

      Campen, Mary Vida Elizabeth, 1

      Carpenter, Mary, 3

      Carpenter, Mazy, 2

      Cave, Mary, 3

      E

      Eckolls, John, 3

      Eckolls, Mary Eleanor, 3

      F

      Felsing, Elizabeth, 3

      G

      Gillentine, Ferriby, 2

      Gillentine, Harrison C., 1, 2

      Gillentine, Joe Arthur, 1

      Gillentine, John, 2

      Gillentine, John G., 3

      Gillentine, Maggie Hoyte, 1

      Gillentine, Margaret, 3

      Gillentine, Nicholas, 2, 3

      Gillentine, Sarah, 3

      Gillentine, William G., 3

      Grissom, Charles, 2

      Grissom, Elizabeth, 1

      Grissom, Margaret, 2

      Grissom, William, 1, 2

      H

      Hanks, Joshua, 3

      Hanks, Sarah, 3

      Hash, John Jr., 3

      Hash, John Sr., 3

      Hash, Martha Patsy, 2

      Hash, William Wesley Sr., 2

      Hill, Abraham, 3

      Hill, Henry John Alexander, 2

      Hill, Irving (Ervin), 2

      Hill, Isaac, 3

      Hill, Martha, 2

      Hill, Susannah Elinor, 1, 2

      Hillis, Irving Hoyte, 1

      Hillis, Isaac, 1, 2

      Hillis, Isabel, 1

      Hillis, James, 1

      Hillis, James Irving, 1

      Hillis, John, 2

      Hillis, John Houston, 1

      Hillis, Kevin Thomas, 1

      Hillis, Roswell, 1

      Hillis, Samuel, 3

      Hillis, Walter Leon, 1

      Hillis, Walter Leon III, 1

      Holifield, Willie, 3

      L

      Luckey, Anne, 3

      Luckey, Robert Sr., 3

      M

      Mooney, Jacob Sr., 3

      Mooney, James, 2

      Mooney, Joseph, 2

      Mooney, Sallie, 1, 2

      Morgan, David, 2

      Morgan, Eleanor, 2

      N

      Naylor, Dickson (Dixon), 2

      Naylor, James, 3

      Naylor, Rebecca, 1, 2

      P

      Parker, Arthur, 2

      Parker, Margaret, 2

      Parnell, Henrietta, 2

      Peterson, Susannah, 3

      Phillips, Charity, 2

      Pigg, Nancy, 2

      R

      Rhodes, Evey, 1

      Roberts, Caswell Cobb, 2

      Roberts, Elizabeth, 1, 2

      Roberts, James, 2

      Roberts, John Isaac, 3

      Roberts, Mary Millie Asher, 3

      Roberts, Rueben Sr., 3

      Rudisill, Margaret Hoyles, 2

      S

      Savage, Brittania, 2

      Seitz, Annie Elizabeth, 2

      Seitz, George, 3

      Seitz, John Henry, 3

      Seitz, Thomas Sr., 2

      Shockley, Thomas Jefferson, 1

      Smith, Isaac, 2

      Smith, Susannah, 2

      Sturgill, Lewis, 3

      Sturgill, Theodocia, 3

      Swales, Eleanor, 3

      Swales, John, 3

      Swales, Susan, 2

      T

      Taylor, Madalyn, 1

      Terry, Elizabeth Jane, 2

      W

      Wallace, Lucinda, 3



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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Dodson,John Wesley "Wes";1882-1965. Esteemed historian for Warren County, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3018] "United States Census,Van Buren County,Tennessee-1870",transcribed by Margret, p. 38.

    3. [S3017] Ethel Hillis Jennings, personal knowledge, telephone interview, (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3011] "Revolutionary Soldiers",by Thomas J. Barnes,appeared in,"Southern Standard",.

    5. [S21] Dodson,John Wesley "Wes";1882-1965. Esteemed historian for Warren County,, p. 95 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S87] 1850 Van Buren Co.,TN Census,transcribed by Mrs.V.K. Carpenter,Greenville,MS,, p. 29 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4252] http://www.genealogy.com/users/h/i/l/Walter-L-Hillis/FILE/0002page.html.