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William Hillhouse
Birth: Aug. 25, 1728
Montville
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1816
Montville
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Continental Congressman. He studied law and began a practice while also becoming involved in Connecticut government and politics. He served in the state's Colonial Legislature from 1756 to 1760 and 1763 to 1785. During the Revolution he was a Major in Connecticut's Second Cavalry Regiment. He was a member of the Continental Congress from 1783 to 1785. From 1784 to 1806 Hillhouse was Judge of New London County's Court of Common Pleas, and from 1786 to 1807 he was county Probate Judge. He served in the Connecticut Senate from 1785 to 1808. William Hillhouse was the father of Congressman and US Senator James Hillhouse, and the brother in law of Connecticut Governor Matthew Griswold. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Griswold Hillhouse (1729 - 1777)*
  Delia Hillhouse (1744 - 1817)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Hillhouse Prince (1753 - 1814)*
  William Hillhouse (1757 - 1853)*
  Oliver Hillhouse (1764 - 1771)*
  Sarah Hillhouse (1773 - 1778)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Raymond Hill Cemetery
Oakdale
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Aug 31, 2007
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- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Independence Day - God's blessings upon a great patriot and ancestor.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 3, 2011
Thank you sir for your Patriot stand in defense of our country. Bless you sir and for your later service.
- luvshistory
 Added: Jan. 12, 2011
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