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David Alexander Hillis Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Hillis:”

 

 

Generation

 

4

 

3   (?) Hillis

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born . 

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. William Hillis, I: Born about 1813 in Ireland.

 

1850 US Census: Wm Hillis, age 37 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a single-person household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,000.  Of interest, the household headed by Richard Hillis, age 35 (b. Ireland) was enumerated directly before him, and the household headed by Wm Hillis 2nd was enumerated before him on the previous census page.

 

b. Richard Hillis: See generation 2, below.

 

c. Samuel Hillis: Born about 1820 in Ireland.

 

d. William Hillis, II: Born about 1823 in Ireland.

 

1850 US Census: Wm Hillis, 2nd, age 26 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Caroline Hillis, age 28 (b. PA); daughter, Mahala Hillis, age 7 (b. PA); daughter, Harriet Hillis, age 3 (b. PA); son, Wilbert Hillis, age 2 (b. PA); and [perhaps brother] Samuel Hillis, age 30 (b. Ireland).  Of interest, the households headed by Charles Squires, age 63, and Richard Hillis, age 35, were enumerated after him on the same census page.

 

1860 US Census: Wm Hillis, age 37 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,500, and his personal property was valued at $580.  The household also included his wife, Caroline Hillis, age 38 (b. PA); daughter, Mahala Hillis, age 17 (b. PA); daughter, Harriet Hillis, age 13 (b. PA); son, Wilbur Hillis, age 12 (b. PA); and son, Albert Hillis, age 7 (b. PA).

 

William Hillis married Caroline (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Mahala Hillis: Born about 1843 in Pennsylvania,

 

(2. Harriet Hillis: Born about 1847 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Wilbert Hillis: (photos) Born about 1848 in Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Albert Hillis: Born about 1853 in Pennsylvania.

 

2   Richard Hillis

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1815 in Ireland.  Died .

 

1850 US Census: Richard Hillis, age 35 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Jane Hillis, age 27 (b. Ireland); son, Wm Hillis, age 8 (b. PA); daughter, Margaret Hillis, age 6 (b. PA); son, Elisha Hillis, age 4 (b. PA); and son, David Hillis, age 1 (b. PA).  Of interest, the single-person household headed by Wm Hillis, age 37 (b. Ireland), was enumerated directly after him on the next census page, and the household headed by Charles Squires, age 63 (b. CT), was enumerated directly before him on the same census page, and the household headed by Wm Hillis, 2nd, age 26 (b. Ireland), was also enumerated before him on the same census page.

 

1860 US Census: R. Hillis, age 46 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $4,000, and his personal property was valued at $987.  The household also included his wife, Jane Hillis, age 36 (b. Ireland); son, Wm Hillis, age 17 (b. PA); son, Elisha Hillis, age 14 (b. PA); daughter, Margaret Hillis, age 15 (b. PA); son, David Hillis, age 12 (b. PA); daughter, Susan Hillis, age 10 (b. PA); daughter, Mary Hillis, age 7 (b. PA); son, Judson Hillis, age 6 (b. PA); and son, Richard Hillis, age 2 (b. PA).  Of interest, the household headed by Chas Squires, age 73 (b. CT) and Wm Hillis, age 37 (b. Ireland) were enumerated after him on the same census page.

 

1870 US Census: Richard Hillis, age 55 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $8,000, and his personal property was valued at $2,500.  The household also included his wife, Jane Hillis, age 46 (b. Ireland); son, David Hillis, age 21 (b. PA) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Susan Hillis, age 19 (b. PA) and at home; daughter, Minnie Hillis, age 14 (b. PA) and in school; son, Stewart Hillis, age 12 (b. PA), with no record of employment; daughter, Isavelle Hillis, age 9 (b. PA) and in school; son, John Hillis, age 7 (b. PA); daughter, Anna Hillis, age 4 (b. PA); and daughter, Sarah Hillis, age 2 (b. PA).  Of interest, the households headed by William Nesbit, age 40; Martin Angle, age 24; and Zebadia Angle, age 62, were enumerated before him on the same census page. 

 

1880 US Census: Richard Hillis, age 66 (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Jane Hillis, age 57 (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland); daughter, Susan Hillis, age 28 (b. PA), single, and employed as a school teacher; son, Stewart R. Hillis, age 22 (b. PA), single, and employed working on the farm; son, John Hillis, age 17 (b. PA), single, and employed working on the farm; daughter, Belle Hillis, age 19 (b. PA), single, and employed teaching school; and daughter, Anna E. Hillis, age 14 (b. PA).  Of interest, the household headed by his son, David Hillis, age 32 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was enumerated directly after him on the same census page.

 

2. Wife: Jane Nesbit

 

Born Ireland.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. William Hillis: Born about 1842 in Pennsylvania.

 

b. Margaret Hillis: Born about 1844 in Pennsylvania.

 

c. Elisha Hillis: Born about 1846 in Pennsylvania.

 

d. David Alexander Hillis: See generation 1, below.

 

e. Susan Hillis: Born about 1852 in Pennsylvania.

 

f. Mary "Minnie" Hillis: Born about 1853 in Pennsylvania.

 

g. Judson Hillis: Born about 1854 in Pennsylvania.

 

h. Richard Stewart Hillis "Stewart": (photos) Married Kate Squires (b. Mar 1864 in Bradford Co., PA, d. 21 May 1946 at Lansdowne, Delaware Co., PA), paragraph 3.n.(3. of generation 4 of the Squires Annex, on , and had the following children:

 

(1. Harriet S. Hillis: Born March 1891 in Pennsylvania.  Married Guy Fuller Smith (b. 1890, d. 1975), son of P. A. and Lettie J. (Fuller) Smith, on 24 August 1915 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania and had children.

 

(2. Anita J. Hillis: Born 1892.  Died 1899.

 

(3. Lena Belle Hillis: (photos) Born April 1894.  Died 1972.  Married Ondree Harry Marsh (b. 1894, d. 1967).

 

(4. William Charles Hillis: Born December 1896.  Died 1972.  Married Janet Reinhart (b. 1900, d. 1966).

 

(5. Kathryn Hillis: Born September 1899.  Died 1979.  Married Clair Oscar Chaney (b. 1894, d. 1972).

 

(6. Susanna Hillis: Born 1903.  Died 1904.

 

(7. Theodore S. Hillis: Born 1906.  Died 1921.

 

(8. Jennie E. Hillis: Born 1907.  Died 1908.

 

i. Isabelle "Belle" Hillis: Born about 1861 in Pennsylvania.

 

j. John Hillis: Born about 1863 in Pennsylvania.

 

k. Anna E. Hillis: (photos) Born about 1866 in Pennsylvania.

 

l. Sarah Hillis: Born about 1868 in Pennsylvania.

 

1   David Alexander Hillis:

 

Born 13/8 December 1848 in Pennsylvania.  Died 17 May 1927 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married Mary Frances Biles (Para 4.C.13.b. of the Alexander Patterson Biles page), oldest child of Lewis "Duke" Biles, who was the 13th child of Alexander Patterson Biles, on 1 April 1875 at Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

See the Alexander Patterson Biles Page for More Info

 

Other, still unidentified Hillis related names:

 

1. Anna E. Hillis (photos)

 

2. Wilbert Hillis (photos)

 

3. Ina Hillis (photos)

 

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