J. W. Hill, farmer and stock-dealer, deceased; deceased owned 342 acres; was born in Washington Co., Va., May 7, 1814; died March 13, 1875; he lived with his parents on the farm until 20 years of age. He was married to Elizabeth Fudge Feb. 28, 1833; she was born in Washington Co., Va., Jan. 15, 1814; they had twelve children – Barbara A., Samuel H., Benjamin R., Noah W., Elizabeth, Zachariah T., Emma, Jonah, Napoleon and three infants, deceased; Jonah Hill was born in Coles Co., Ill., April 22, 1853, and lived with his father until 21 years of age. He then married Mattie A. Barr Oct. 17, 1878; she was born in Coles Co., Ill., Jan. 6, 1864. Mr. J. W. Hill commenced business on the farm where he died, in this township, with only $2.50, and in a few years of industry and economy, he accumulated and left at his death a large amount of property.
Biographical Sketch of J. W. Hill
MLA Source Citation:Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biographical-sketch-of-j-w-hill.htm - Last updated on Oct 9th, 2011
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