Biography from Boone County History (1880)
Thomas Hill, farmer, Section 22, P.O. Mackey's Grove, was born in Nicholas County, Kentucky in 1817, son of John and Dorothy Allen Hill, and resided there until in his sixteenth year, then removed to Boone County, Indiana. He remained in that place until the fall of 1867, when he came to this state, locating in this county.
On December 19, 1839, he was married to Margaret P. Hall, a native of Nicholas County, Kentucky, and born in 1822. They have eight children living: John H., Harvey C., James H., William S., Dunlap B., Benjamin L., Sarah H. and Darinda M., and have lost two, Samuel H. and Thomas P. Two sons, John H. and James H., were both in the Eleventh Indiana Infantry, the former serving four years and the latter eighteen months, being discharged at the close of the war.