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Abraham HILL

Male 1698 - 1760  (62 years)


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  • Name Abraham HILL 
    Born 1698  Charles Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1760 
    Notes 
    • The weak link in this Hill line is the parentage of Isaac Hill, Sr. There were several Abraham Hills living in the same general area in NC at the same point in time. Plus some researchers feel Isaac's parents may instead be John Hill and Martha Whitmell who m. 1722. Definitive documentation needs to be found.

      Abraham Hill is often confused with the Abraham Hill(s) or Henry Hill(s) of Chowan Co., and Wake Co., NC. There is no known connection.

      There is also confusion about who Abraham married. Some researchers have an "unknown" and show five sons; Benjamin, Abraham, Isaac, Henry, and John. Others show a Judith Hinton and ten children; Isaac, Henry, John, Israel, Nathienel, William, Abraham, Theophilus, Sarah and Mary. More research is needed. The common son in both scenarios is Isaac Hill, Sr., b. 1748.

      Abraham and some of his family moved to St. Mary's, MD about 1745. (Prof. Mark Hill)

      On the 1790 census for Rowan Co., NC, the following six HILLs are shown living there at the same time:
      (Could these be all or some of the sons of Abraham? The elder Abraham was deceased by 1760 so the first name listed could not be him) The sixth column shows order of entry by the transcriber. It appears Abraham and Thomas had land next to each other.

      HILL, Abraham 4 1 3 0 0 1372
      HILL, Isaac 1 2 3 0 0 1637
      HILL, Jacob 1 0 1 0 0 373
      HILL, James 1 5 3 0 0 1482
      HILL, John 3 3 2 0 0 1901
      HILL, Thomas 2 0 2 0 0 1371

      census key:
      NAME -- Head of the household
      1 -- Free white males of 16 years and upward, including heads of families
      2 -- Free white males under 16 years
      3 -- Free white females including heads of familes
      4 -- All other free persons
      5 -- Slaves
    Person ID I0001  Hill Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2008 

    Mother SECOND,   b. Private 
    Family ID F0132  Group Sheet