John C. Hill, third child of William Hill, was married to Nancy J. Caldwell July 30, 1858; the following are his children's names: Cheever O. and Minnie. Mr. John C. Hill was again married to Mary J. Cowan, October 12, 1865. The following are the names of his children by the second marriage: Elizabeth and Eva (twins). Mr. Hill is now living on the farm where he was born, fifty-five years ago, in Jefferson Township, one and one-half miles northwest of Dover. Is one of the best men and citizens in his township, and is a Republican that never held any office. Himself and family we thank for kindnesses received. John C. Hill's grandfather's name was John Hill, died May 4, 1854; his wife, Dorothy Hill, died December 2, 1851, buried in the Cox Cemetery.
Source: "Early Life and Times in Boone County, Indiana," Harden & Spahr, Lebanon, Ind., May, 1887, pp. 301-302
Transcribed by: Julie S. Townsend - June 28, 2007
Obit courtesy of Sherry.
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