Posted By:martha swaim
Subject:George R. Hill family
Post Date:June 17, 2008 at 11:50:41
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Forum:Sweetwater County, WY Genealogy Forum
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Seeking any info on this family while they were in Rock Springs from abt. 1886 to 1894. George was a carpenter, coal mine engineer, sometimes supervisor. Family story said also might have been mayor. Family has gifts presented to him by Chineese miners.

1. GEORGE R.3 HILL (ROBERT2, HILL1) was born 31 Jan 1849 in Port Carbon, Schuylkill co. Pennsylvania, and died 12 Dec 1918 in Orchard Mesa, Colorado. He married ISABELLA MCCLEAN 06 Jul 1873 in Hazleton, Luzerne co., Pennsylvania, daughter of ALLEN MCCLAIN and JEANETTE MCKELVIE. She was born 09 May 1854 in Forestville, Schuylkill co., Pennsylvania, and died 21 Feb 1914 in Orchard Mesa, Colorado.
       i.       JANE MCCLEAN4 HILL, b. 13 Jul 1874, Williamstown, Dauphin, PA; d. 27 Jun 1958, Sacramento, California; m. LOUIS BUNN SWAIM, 06 Feb 1898, Hastings, Las Animas, CO; b. 08 Jun 1876, Ossian, Indiana; d. 27 Nov 1960, Sacramento, California.
       ii.       ELIZABETH HILL, b. 10 Nov 1876, Williamstown, Dauphin, PA; d. 06 Jul 1962, Hartsel, Park, CO; m. WILLIAM LOCKE, 06 Feb 1898, Hastings, Las Animas Colorado; b. Feb 1875, Morpeth, England; d. Bef. 1920.
       iii.       ROBERT ALLEN HILL, b. 27 Aug 1878, Williamstown, Dauphin, PA; d. 01 Nov 1960, Denver, CO.
       iv.       MARY AGNES HILL, b. 02 Oct 1880, Raton, Colfax, NM; d. 10 Jun 1884, Raton, Colfax, NM.
       v.       GEORGE ALEXANDER HILL, b. 16 Jan 1883, Raton, Colfax, NM; d. 28 Oct 1898, Hastings, Las Animas, CO.
       vi.       WILLIAM EDWARD HILL, b. 11 Oct 1886, Raton, Colfax, NM; d. 27 Jan 1977, Grand Junction, Mesa, CO; m. CAROLINE CARRIE REBECCA MILLER, 06 Jul 1910, Grand Junction, Mesa, CO; b. 06 Jul 1886, Swissmont (Swissvale?), PA; d. 06 Jul 1971, Grand Junction, Mesa, CO.
       vii.       ISABELL BELLA HILL, b. 14 Mar 1889, Rock Springs, Sweetwater, WY; d. Dec 1973, Denver, CO; m. ELBERT G. HASKINS, 24 Apr 1910, Grand Junction, CO; b. 26 Nov 1882, Rising City, NB; d. 29 Jan 1953, Denver, CO.
       viii.       MARGARET GRACE HILL, b. 06 Dec 1890, Rock Springs, Sweetwater, WY; d. 15 Jul 1961, Denver, CO; m. WALTER A. SHEETS, 19 Sep 1915, Grand Junction, Mesa, C; b. 17 Dec 1885, Durango, CO.
       ix.       ELLA MAE HILL, b. 02 May 1892, Rock Springs, Sweetwater, WY; d. 03 Jun 1963, Denver, CO; m. FREDERICK A. (FRED) REYNOLDS; b. 21 Dec 1897, Detroit, Wayne, MI; d. 22 Oct 1961, Allen Park, MI.
       x.       HAZEL ADELE HILL, b. 28 Aug 1894, Hastings, Las Animas, CO; d. 27 Nov 1980, Denver, CO.