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 James Ewing Hill

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James Ewing Hill

Birth
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death
1916 (aged 77–78)
Polk County, Texas, USA
Burial
Livingston, Polk County, Texas, USA
Plot
3-3-6
Memorial ID
46356080 View Source

19 Oct. 1916 -- Last Friday afternoon at 1:30 Judge James E. Hill, who had been sick for about 2 weeks, breathed his last ... He was 77 years, 11 months and 9 days old at the time of his death.
Judge Hill was born near Nashville, Tennessee, November 4, 1838, and when he was only 4 years of age in the year 1842, his father, James Johnson Hill, and mother, Elizabeth Lamb Hill, moved to Liberty County, now Polk county.

Judge Hill's father died when he was only 7 years of age. He had 3 sisters. One of his sisters died when she was quite young. The other 2 sisters who died later, were Mrs. D. D. Moore and Mrs. T. L. Epperson.

He was educated in Gillett's High School (Academy), Cold Springs, Texas. He was married to Miss Frances Eugenia Dunham in Polk County, December 20, 1859. He served in the Confederate Army and and was 1st Lt. of Company "G", 22nd (Hubbard's Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, Walker's Division.) He was admitted to the Bar in February 1871. He was a member of the 17th and 18th legislatures of Texas from Polk and San Jacinto counties, was chairman of judiciary committee and congressional districts committee. He also served as special District Judge. He was a member of the American Bar Association. Was chairman committee on Torrens Land System, and author report on bill. He was a delegate to Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists at St. Louis in 1904. He was a contributor to law journals, reviews and daily press.

Judge Hill leaves a wife, two sons, J. E. and S. F.; four daughters, Misses Bettie and Ida and Mrs. Winnoma Hill Davis of this place and Mrs. W. I. Shotwell of Houston and several grandchildren to mourn his death.

The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church at 2:30 ...Interment was made in Forest Hill Cemetery. Services were conducted at the grave by the Masonic Order, of which he was a member ...

Contributor: Judy Murphy (47209326) • [email protected]

19 Oct. 1916 -- Last Friday afternoon at 1:30 Judge James E. Hill, who had been sick for about 2 weeks, breathed his last ... He was 77 years, 11 months and 9 days old at the time of his death.
Judge Hill was born near Nashville, Tennessee, November 4, 1838, and when he was only 4 years of age in the year 1842, his father, James Johnson Hill, and mother, Elizabeth Lamb Hill, moved to Liberty County, now Polk county.

Judge Hill's father died when he was only 7 years of age. He had 3 sisters. One of his sisters died when she was quite young. The other 2 sisters who died later, were Mrs. D. D. Moore and Mrs. T. L. Epperson.

He was educated in Gillett's High School (Academy), Cold Springs, Texas. He was married to Miss Frances Eugenia Dunham in Polk County, December 20, 1859. He served in the Confederate Army and and was 1st Lt. of Company "G", 22nd (Hubbard's Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, Walker's Division.) He was admitted to the Bar in February 1871. He was a member of the 17th and 18th legislatures of Texas from Polk and San Jacinto counties, was chairman of judiciary committee and congressional districts committee. He also served as special District Judge. He was a member of the American Bar Association. Was chairman committee on Torrens Land System, and author report on bill. He was a delegate to Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists at St. Louis in 1904. He was a contributor to law journals, reviews and daily press.

Judge Hill leaves a wife, two sons, J. E. and S. F.; four daughters, Misses Bettie and Ida and Mrs. Winnoma Hill Davis of this place and Mrs. W. I. Shotwell of Houston and several grandchildren to mourn his death.

The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church at 2:30 ...Interment was made in Forest Hill Cemetery. Services were conducted at the grave by the Masonic Order, of which he was a member ...

Contributor: Judy Murphy (47209326) • [email protected]


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