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John Thomas "Tom" Hill
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1854
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1886
Ballinger
Runnels County
Texas, USA

2nd son of James B. & Catharine Jones Hill originally of Kentucky. The Hill family settled the town of Belle Plain and established a ranch in Callahan County. US Army 1876-1880 (Co.I, 14th US INFREGT); Abilene's first city marshal & tax collector; helped move county seat from Buffalo Gap to Abilene. Killed in line of duty as marshal of Ballinger TX. 
 
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 Parents:
  Catharine Jones Hill (1832 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Mollie J. Houser Hill (1854 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Ada Laurina Hill Hildreth (1880 - 1955)*
  Belle Cleveland Hill (1884 - 1960)*
  Terry C. Hill (1885 - 1886)*
 
 Siblings:
  Earnest Clifton Hill (1852 - 1919)*
  Alice Frances Hill McGee (1853 - 1886)*
  John Thomas Hill (1854 - 1886)
  Kate C. Hill Franklin (1856 - 1933)*
  Jennie Belle Hill Gilliland (1858 - 1948)*
  Virgil B. Hill (1862 - 1878)*
  James H. Hill (1864 - 1931)*
  Emily L. Hill McFarlane (1868 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Masonic emblem
 
Note: Marker placed c. 1960
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Plot: City 45/12/2
 
Maintained by: Lisa Hildreth Rhodes
Originally Created by: Howard Busch
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63361446
John Thomas Tom Hill
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John Thomas Tom Hill
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John Thomas Tom Hill
Added by: Sidney Schuhmann Levesque
 
 
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Related via J. Hills wife Mollie Mary Jane Houser. Her brother Wm Henry Houser was our great grandfather. interesting to know the connection with Elizabeth Eares. A relative new finding. Thankyou for the photos.
- Suzanne S
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014
In remembrance of my great-grandfather & father of my grandmother, Ada.
- Lisa Hildreth Rhodes
 Added: Oct. 20, 2013

- Debra Rodgers Blackmon
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
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