Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
Subject:Re: DRED R. HILL -1815 - 1870 - GA - TX
Post Date:April 04, 2013 at 13:30:02
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You may already have this info-

1870 census, Beat 2, Bell, TX

D R Hill 54 GA
Mary J 39 TN
Francis 17 TX She was Fanny A Speak (11/19/1852-8/12/1871)
Martha 15 TX
Joseph J 13 TX
Frank 11 TX
Sallie 9 TX She married Buckner Branham, her DC says she was b 3/25/1863 and d 7/10/1920). She was widowed by 1900, had two daughters, Mary and Fannie. Buck was born 1861 in KY. But there's a Buckner Branham in OK in 1910, 2nd marr, mar 16 years, so I think they were really divorced.

Delia married Oscar Miller 3/4/1888 Bell County, TX. Delia b 12/15/1870 died 2/11/1929

1860 census, Bell, TX

D R Hill 45 GA
Mare R 27 TN
Francis 7 TX
Martha 5 TX
Jeffery 3 TX
Frank 9.12 TX
Mary Bean 69 KY
Ellen 9 TX

Dred owned 4 slaves- Male, age 35; female, 18; female, 15; male, 2. All are listed as black except the adult male, he is mulatto.

From the 1880 census, Martha married Elish(a) Graves
Mary remarried to M L Johnson, and had 3 daughters living with her in 1880- Mollie, 13, Delia, 9, and Sallie, 18

Mollie married W N Moore 12/16/1885 Bell Cty

Dred was a veteran of the Mexican War.
Note the info that says he was b in Macon Cty GA.

David D. Hill, the former slave, died 8/3/1908. His birth date is listed as 1816. He was married to Jane Powell, who is the female 15 year old listed, and the male child is Peter Hill, who was listed as age 9 in the 1880 census.

Jane was b 3/2/1844 and d 5/29/1909