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 Henry Hilton

Henry Hilton

Death 1914 (aged 91–92)
Burial Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100153431 · View Source
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Daily Illini, 26 February 1914

Pioneer Urbana Man Dies.

Henry Hilton, a prominent resident of Champaign County, died yesterday morning at the home of his daughter in Urbana. Hilton was born in England, but was one of the early settlers of this section. He has been farming in this state for 84 years. His body was taken to Fairbury, Illinois, where it is to be buried.


Urbana Daily Courier, 25 February 1914


Expires at Home of His Daughter After Prolonged Illness—Was Born in England In 1822.

Henry Hilton died this morning at 12:40 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. G.R. Cottingham, after a prolonged illness due to infirmities of age. He was born in Yorkshire, England, August 2, 1822, and came to this country eighty-four years ago. He engaged in farming in this state, of which he had been a resident for forty-nine years.

A short prayer service was conducted at the home this afternoon, and the body taken to Fairbury, Ill. at 2:50 o'clock over the Illinois Central.
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