|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1836|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 1921|
John Milton Hill, born Aug 27, 1836 in Greenup County, Ky., died Jan. 21, 1921 at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 4 days, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Claud McClave, Edgington, Ky. He was the eldest son of J.P.B. hill and Ruby Hill. He was the oldest of ten children, all preceeding him to the great beyond, except Dr. A.T. Hill of Sciotoville, Ohio. His oldest sister Mrs. Electa Hubert preceded him just one month ago.
He became a member of the Presbyterian church, when quite young and was a faithful member. His wife died 14 years ago. Then he went to make his house with his daughter, Mrs. M.E. Mackoy, Wheelersburg, Ohio, where he put his membership in the Methodist church where it remained for ten years. Then he moved to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Claud McClave where he spent the rest of his life.
He was married to Harriet Mickel Feb 19, 1863 (sp?). To this union seven children were born, all living except the eldest and the youngest daughters. All were present at the funeral except Clarence and Bayless, living in the west. The children were Mrs. M.E. Mackoy, Wheelersburg, Mrs. Claude McClave, Edgington Ky. and Lewis Hill of Mackoy, Ky. He had # grand children and 8 great grand children. His wife preceding him to the Great Beyond 37 years ao. He was married to Ellen Payne, Oct 15th 1889, she dying Feb 18, 1907.
The deceased needs no eulogy from the lips, or pen of man for his life speaks more eloquently that words interred by the most eloquent human tongues and expresses a message mightier than the most fitted tongue could conceive and yet though life hands fourth in the light of the language of silence, in is bat (sp?) meet that we should desire to light little feeble lamps of testimony while at best are poor reflections of his virtues. His light burns in his house, he was a lover of home. Having been a faithful and devoted husband and love and providing father. His light burned steadily in the church as a consciencious member, a dutiful officer and a devoted christian. He was a helpful neighbor, a steadfast friend and a peace aiding, law observing and enterprising citizen. One can not but help believe that he merits the splender of his Master. "Well done. Thou good and faithful Servant. Enter into the Joys of the Lord"
John Pearsall Bartley Hill (1807 - 1883)
Ruby Seeley Hill (1815 - 1894)
Harriet A Mickel Hill (1840 - 1884)*
Florence D Hill (1864 - 1868)*
Mary Louella Hill McClave (1866 - 1946)*
William Wallace Hill*
John Milton Hill (1836 - 1921)
Electra Hill Herbert (1840 - 1920)*
Joseph Hill (1843 - 1866)*
Amos Seeley Hill (1843 - 1922)*
Sam S Hill (1849 - 1881)*
Ruby Hill Herbert (1852 - 1882)*
Clark B Hill (1858 - 1880)*
Brick Union Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 12, 2013
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