Was born in Nicholas County, Ky., April 4, 1801; married to Rachael L. Cowan August 4, 1825. She was also born in the same county and state, February 25, 1801. Was among the early settlers of Jefferson Township. His father's name was John Hill, who married Dorothy Allen – they are buried in Kentucky. Mrs. William Hill died January 10, 1877, aged seventy-five years, ten months and fifteen days, and is buried in the Cox Cemetery. The following are the names of William Hill's children: Alfred G., born January 12, 1827; Dorothy J., born April 17, 1828; John C., born October 2, 1831; Isaac H., born August 28, 1834; Harriet A., born March 28; [sic] 1838; Litha E., born December 9, 1839; William W., born March 31, 1842; Rachael L., born July 25, 1844. The following are deceased: Nancy A., Isaac H., and Litha E., and all are buried in the Cox Cemetery. 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
Wm. HILL, Died June 17, 1889
Aged 88 Yrs. 2 Ms. & 13 Ds.