Isaac C. Hill, 1856-1910

ISAAC C. HILL was born in Union township, Cass County, Indiana, on February 29, 1856. His parents were JOSEPH W. HILL and MARY (CRAGON) HILL.
His father was a native of Cass county, Indiana, and a son of JOSEPH HILL1 and ELIZABETH HILL1, who were pioneer settlers of Cass County. Soon after the marriage of Joseph Hill and Mary Cragon, they came to Fulton County.

Two years later they returned to Cass County, where they resided until 1863, in which year they returned to Fulton county, and here lived for thirteen years and then moved to Starke County, where he died several years later (May 12, 1876). His wife preceded him in death on January 24, 1875.

Joseph and Mary had twelve children:

Patrick, b. 6 Mar 1850
John, b. Abt 1852
Marshall, b. 1854
ISAAC C. born February 29, 1856
Edward, b. 1858
Caleb, b. 1863
Josephine, b. Abt 1863
Lucinda, b. Abt 1865
Etta, b. Abt 1867
Milo, b. 1870

Isaac C. Hill struck out on his own at the age of 17 years.

He learned the carpenter’s trade, and together with farming, this was his trade all his life. He was married in 1878 to REBECCA, daughter of HIRAM LUMSFORD, Esquire, of Pulaski County. For five years after Mr. Hill’s marriage he resided in Union township, then he resided in Aubbeenaubbee township for the rest of his life.

He operated with success a saw-mill at Leiters Ford, owned a good farm and was in prosperous circumstances.

Isaac C. Hill and his wife, Rebecca, had the following children:

Infant, dec’d
HARVEY, dec’d
BESSIE, dec’d.2

Mr. Hill was a firm democrat in politics, and in 1890 was elected trustee of his township. As trustee he served five years with satisfaction to the people. Both he and his wife were members of the Baptist church, and they numbered among the leading families of their community.

Source: Elia W. Peattie, History of United States, Indiana and Fulton County, published in 1896, p.85.

Conflicting Information in My Records:
1) I show the parents of Joseph W. Hill as John Joseph HILL and Esther Sara JENKINS. I have a number of people named Elizabeth HILL, that I don’t know who they are related to. Which is correct?