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Stephen Hill
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1836
Seneca County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 30, 1879
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA

The son of Charles Hill and Sarah Daniel, Stephen was born on his father's farm in Clinton Township, Sececa County, Ohio. In 1839 he accompanied his father and grandfather and their families in moving to Kosciusko County, Indiana where they purchased land in Clay (later Lake) Township east of what is now Silver Lake.

On 12 Aug 1862 Stephen, with his brother John Milton, enlisted as a Private in Co. I, 12th Regiment Indiana Infantry. As a part of the Army of Tennessee, he participated in more than 45 engagements, including Vicksburg, Atlanta and Sherman's march to the sea. Now a Corporal, he took part in the Grand Review of Western Armies in Washington, D. C. in May 1865. He was Mustered Out on 6 Jun 1865.

Shortly after his return home, Stephen married on 17 Jan 1866 the girl he had left behind, Eliza Jane Wertenberger. Five children were born of this marriage: Elsworth, Philip Tucumseh, Oved W., Titus Mathias and Florence Adella. Stephen died six months after Della's birth and was buried in the then Hill Cemetery. Although his name is spelled Steven on his gravestone, family bible records and military service records show it as Stephen.

Information about Stephen's military service was contributed by Eric Lowman.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Hill (1809 - 1895)
  Sarah Daniel Hill (1809 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Wertenberger Gamble (1847 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Ellsworth Hill (1866 - 1947)*
  Phillip Tecumseh Hill (1868 - 1942)*
  Oved W. Hill (1871 - 1872)*
  Titus Mathias Hill (1873 - 1924)*
  Florence Adella Hill Weimer (1877 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara V.D. Hill (____ - 1887)**
  George T Hill (1830 - 1916)*
  John Milton Hill (1833 - 1900)*
  Stephen Hill (1836 - 1879)
  William Wilson Hill (1853 - 1919)*
  Leah I Hill (1856 - 1856)*
  Albert Hill (1865 - 1876)**
  Daniel F. Hill (1868 - 1888)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Everett Farm Cemetery
Silver Lake
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Bob Weimer
Originally Created by: SixDogTeam
Record added: Feb 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24740800
Stephen Hill
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Stephen Hill
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- Karen A. Astling
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
With gratitude,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: May. 18, 2011
Civil War Veteran.Residence Silver Lake, IN; Enlisted on 8/12/1862 as a Private.On 8/12/1862 he mustered into "I" Co. 12th Indiana Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 6/8/1865 at Washington, D.C.Promotions:* Corpl
- Eric Lowman
 Added: Apr. 27, 2009
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