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721 William Carroll Hill shows up in he 1850 Census in TN as living with his older half-brother, Isaac Hill b. 1797 and wife Eliza Hill and their family. (Isaac being a son with Henry's wife Susannah Swales, and Wm. Carroll being Henry's son with Polly Johnston, his paramour.)

He never married. William set up a fund for St. Mary's school in later years.

DEATH: Will Book 5 p 53, will dated 29 Aug 1870, proven 3 Oct 1870. Names
sister Elenza G. Bess, wife of John Bess, Sr.; brother Andrew J. Hill; living
children of dec'd sister Salley Simms get property in Robertson Co, TX; Harriet
Moffitt, wife of Aaron Moffitt; nephew Francis Marion Moffitt 
HILL, William Carroll (I0045)
 
722 WILLIAM ROBERT LOGAN was born in Quenemo, Osage County, Kansas July 24 1918. William died November 30 1918 in Quenemo, Osage County, Kansas, at less than one year of age. He died from influenza. His body was interred Oakhill cmemtery. LOGAN, William Robert (I30451551)
 
723 Word has been received by Ann Arnold, 1640 S. Brown Ave., of the death of her sister, Florence Kinser rukes, 78 formerly of Terre Haute, who died at 9 a.m. Monday in Winona Hospital, Indianapolis. she was a retired employee of american Fletcher National Bank, Indianapolis, and was the widow of Victor Rukes. Also surviving are two daughters, Joan Roff and Carol Roggie, both of Indianapolis; two other sisters, Ruth Stockwell, Florida; Madlynne Kimnerly, Ohio; and four grrandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Thrusday at Flanner and Buchanan Broad Rupple Morturary. Burial also will be at Indiapolis. ( Terre Haute Tribune Tuesday, Jan. 29, 1980) KINSER, Florence (I30451682)
 
724 Wright Hill, b. 1784, was married twice. The name of his first wife was "Polly", last name unknown, and it has been suggested he may have killed his first wife intentionally. Criminal records at MO State Archives were not indexed as of 1989 and no search was made. Later research shows he married and had one son, believed by some to be William Chapman Hill, b. about 1818 in Warren Co., TN, before he married his second wife, Frances Christian. Marriage records have not yet been located for either wife. (Based on some research by Douglas Hill)

Feb. 28, 2004. Found the following old newspaper notice in the book, "Genealogical Material From Legal Notices in Early Georgia Newspapers." Abstracted by Judge Folks Huxford of Homerville, GA between 1961 and 1970, later published by Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas in 1989. ISBN 0-89308-656-8. pp. 220-221.

"Notice: WRIGHT HILL (no county of residence shown) in a communication says that in view of the unfavorable reports concerning the death of his wife, he published appended to his communication a copy of the Coroner's Inquest jury verdict rendered in Warren Co., Tenn., where she died. Same shows that the inquest was held Nov. 23, 1814, in Warren Co., Tenn., inquest conducted by James Cope, J.P., over the body of POLLY HILL 'then lying before us' and the jury verdict was that she came to her death by being 'accidently and innocently shot by her husband, Wright Hill." (Name of newspaper not listed in the abstract)

March 10, 2004. I called Bradley Walker, genealogist at the Magness Library in McMinnville, TN to see about getting a copy of the 1814 inquest and to check early marriage records for Wright and Polly. Unfortunately, all early Warren Co., TN records were lost in a courthouse fire many years ago. The earliest records now on file start about 1856.

Wright and Frances moved to Moberly, Randolph Co., MO the Spring of 1818 and are found listed in several counties in MO. with a large family throughtout the 1820's to 1840's. He was in Warren Co., TN in 1815 (deed of 80 acres west side of Collins River). One of his children, Almoran Hill, became one of the early pioneers who settled in Oregon in 1843, going across the plains by oxen with his wife.

BOOK: TENNESSEE COUSINS, by Ray Worth lists Wright Hill of Randolph County,
Missouri made a deed to Asa Hill, Jr. dated July 29, 1834. Also, says
Wright Hill, son of Isaac settled in Moberly, Missouri, which is in Randolph
County.

BOOK: History of Randolph and Macon Counties, MO, 1884. "Written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources". St. Louis National Historical Co., 1884.
Randolph Co., p. 95:
Spring of 1818, Wright Hill listed among early settlers to Randolph Co.
p. 706 - William C.A. Hill, from Georgia, listed among settlers who arrived in Macon Co. between 1830-1844.

CENSUS: 1830 U. S. Census, Missouri, Randolph Co., pg 321
HILL, Wright, head of family, 40-50 yrs old
On the 1830 census for Randolph Co., MO he is listed as having four slaves, and other "free coloreds."

CENSUS: 1840 U.S. Census, Missouri, Rives County, Roll #229, pg 366,
Oklahoma Historical Library, Okla. City, Okla.:
HILL, Wright, head of house

Other sources of information for Wright Hill and family (courtesy of Carolyn Darby, ecdarby@prodigy.net):
BOOK: MISSOURI GENEALOGICAL RECORDS & ABSTRACTS, Vol. 3, 1787-1839, by
Sherida K. Eddlemon
1821 Chariton Co., Tax List: Wright HILL.
1823 Chariton Co., Fine Tax, 1823, CFD 26, Folder 630: Right HILL.
1826 Howard Co., delinquet tax list: Wright HILL.
1830 Howard Co., tax list: Wright HILL.
1827 Abstracts & Index of Deeds, Chariton Co., Missouri
Wright Hill deeded to Joseph Holman & wf 160 acres, 5 Nov 1827, recorded
15 Jan 1828, bk C, pg 43.

NOTE: Before property went on the tax rolls (in the early 1800s) it was
held for five years. Therefore, Wright must have been in (or in and out)
MO about 1816.

CENSUS RECORDS for Wright:
1830 Missouri, Randolph County. On this census, if (that's a big if) W.C.A.
is living with the family, he would/could be the one listed as between the
ages of 20-30 yrs.
1840 Missouri, Rives County, pg 366, lists Wright & family, with 13 engaged
in farming.

LAND RECORDS: Patent Record Book 113, Osceola Courthouse, St. Clair Co.,
MO.: Wright Hill, 10 Apr 1843, SE1/4 of NE1/4 & NE1/4 of SE1/4 Sec. 9, T37,
R26 (80 acres). Wright Hill, 1 Sept 1848, W1/2 of NE1/4, Sec. 9, T37, R26
(80 acres).

BOOK: HISTORY OF HENRY & ST. CLAIR COUNTIES, MISSOURI, National Historical
Company, St. Joseph, Mo, 1883:
1833, pg 850, Wright Hill was resident of area.
1837, pg 1061, Wright Hill had a horse mill in 1837, and this was patronized
far and near.

(Much of this information/proofs sent to me by descendant Carolyn Darby, ecdarby@prodigy.net, March 2000 and July 2001) Carolyn has photos of Wright's tombstone. 
HILL, Wright (I0008)
 
725 [a23650.ged]

Baptism, Confirmation and Endowment completed 26 Dec 1998 by Mayo Family at Los Angeles Templ e 
CRAGUN, Caleb (I12480)
 
726 [a23650.ged]

Baptism, Confirmation and Initatory completed 26 Dec 1998 by Mayo Family at Los Angeles Templ e 
CRAGUN, Mrs. Caleb (I12481)
 
727 [a23650.ged]

Could have been born in , Sullivan, Virginia 
CRAGUN, Elisha (I12410)
 

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