Name: John Hill
Birth: BET 1771 AND 1776 in Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death: BET 25 DEC 1813 AND 14 APR 1814 in Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
Sold land in December 1813; died intestate - Estate sale 14 April 1814 by Administrators of his estate William Walker & Amos Hill.
Some databases show this John Hill died 22 January 1814 at the Battle of Emuckfau with Jackson's army.
"Determined to make the most of this new army, Jackson marched these 850 green troops into Creek territory where they encountered the Red Sticks at Emuckfau and Enotochopco (22 and 24 January 1814). The Tennesseans at these battles suffered heavy casualties." - Source: http://sos.tn.gov/products/tsla/regimental-histories-tennessee-units-during-war-1812
On the Heads of families of the United States taken in the year 1782 for Halifax County, Virginia, only Elizabeth Hill and Sarah Hill are listed, each with 4 whites. John Hill is not listed for 1782, and is not on the tax lists for 1789.
Halifax County, Virginia
04 May 1798
1798 Personal B page 32
1, 2, 1, 2 $1.23
Also listed on page 32 is a James Hill, & on page 33 is Amos Hill
John Hill is not listed on the Halifax County, Virginia 1810 Personal Property A, but a John Hill is listed on the 1810 Personal Property B
23 March 1810
1, 6, 1, 7 $3.92
The following records are found in Wilson Co, TN.
1. Deed Book E, p 302. John Hill to John Allen 50 acres on Spring Creek. Bounded: Amos Hill. 25 December 1813.
2. Will Book 1, p 405. Major John Hill sale. 14 April 1814. Among buyers: Judith Hill, Amos Hill and Moses Hill. Administrators: William Walker and Amos Hill. Recorded 23 August 1814.
3. Circuit Court Records, 1810-1821, p. 135. M. Davis appointed guardian for Elizabeth Hill, Allen, Mercer, Thomas, Brackston, Patsy Hill, Polly Hill, and John Hill, heirs of John Hill. Judith Hill is the widow. 1815.
3. Deed Book E, p 497: Allotment of dower to Judith Hill, February 1815.
4. Deed Book R, pp 500-501: "We Allen Hill, Thomas R Hill, Braxton Hill, John C Hill, Zachariah Davis and his wife Elizabeth, John Cowger and his wife Nancy, William B Kirby and his wife Martha, and Henry F Johnson and his wife Mary, all heirs of John Hill deceased, to Joseph Kirkpatrick 180 acres on Spring Creek. 18 August 1838."
Copy on file
Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
Inventories, Wills, 1802-1814
Will Book 1, pgs. 405-406, images 222-223
"An account of sale of the estate of Major John Hill deceased made the 14th April 1814"
Names found in the following order at the estate sale: Judith Hill, Amos Hill, Thomas Cypert, Edmund Travelion(?), James Johnson, Tilman Batton or Battis(?), John Compton, Jeremiah Stephens, Capt. James Hunter, Henry Johnson, Austin G. Sandridge, Thomas Dolliner, William Walker, Samuel R. Anderson, Joshua Scurlock, Henry Betole(Betote or Belole?), William Parrish, Moses Hill, Capt. John Presley, Michael Cloer(?), Daniel Cherry, John Ross, George Harpole, William Allen, George Allen
Total amount $586.49 3/4
William Walker and Amos Hill, Administrators
State of Tennessee
Wilson County Court
June Term 1814
The foregoing inventory and sale of the property of John Hill decd. was exhibited in April Court by the Administrators and ordered to be recorded.
Test John Allcorn Clk
The same Recorded on 23rd August 1814
Test John Allcorn Clk
Re: HILLs in Wilson Co. TN 1800 - 1820's
Posted by: Thelma Davis Slack Date: January 13, 2002
In Reply to: HILLs in Wilson Co. TN 1800 - 1820's by Brenda
My great-great grandmother is Elizabeth Hill (born 1800 in VA, died 10 Jun 1871 in Benton Co., MO) who married Zachariah Davis 30 Nov 1815 in Wilson Co., TN. Her parents were Capt. John Hill (born abt 1775 in VA, died 15 Feb 1814 in War of 1812) and Juda/Judith Scurlock, born abt 1779 in Halifax Co.,VA, died 1836/38 in Wilson Co., TN, married 1 Jul 1799 in Halifax Co., VA. She was the daughter of Thomas Scurlock and Juda/Judith Farguson.)
Judith Scurlock had a sister, Betsy Scurlock, born abt 1785, who married Amos Hill on 21 Jan 1805 in Halifax Co., VA; and a brother, Beverly Scurlock, who married Elizabeth Harpole 13 Mar 1815 in Wilson Co., TN.
John Hill and Judith Scurlock had the following children: Allen,(married Sarah Peace) Thomas B.,(married Elizabeth Johnson) Braxton Brantley,(married Mary Tarpley) John C., Elizabeth,(married Zachariah Davis) Meecy,(married John Cowger) Martha(married William B. Kirby) and Mary Hill, who married Henry F. Johnson.) Let me know if this is your line.
Judith Scurlock b: ABT 1784 in Halifax County, Virginia, USA
01 JUL 1799
in Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Halifax Marriage Book 1, page 41 and
Virginia Marriages to 1800
about Hill, John
Spouse 1: Hill, John
Spouse 2: Scurlock, Juda
Marriage Date: 1 Jul 1799
Marriage Location: Virginia
Dodd, Jordan. Virginia Marriages to 1800 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
Original data: Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia.
July 1, 1799 John Hill and Judah(sic) Scurlock, dau. of Thomas Scurlock, who consents. Sur: Dudley Scurlock. Wit. Nimrod Farguson(sic). page 41
Marriages of Halifax County, Virginia 1753-1800 by Catherine L. Knorr, 1957, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Groom's Name: John Hill
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Bride's Name: Juda Scurlock
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Marriage Date: 01 Jul 1799
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
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Bride's Father's Name: Thomas Scurlock
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86876-1
System Origin: Virginia-EASy
Source Film Number: 31918
Reference Number: p41
Collection: Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
- Elizabeth Hill b: ABT 1800 in Virginia, USA
- Allen Hill b: ABT 1802 in Virginia
- Measy Hill b: 02 NOV 1803 in Virginia, USA
- Living Hill
- Braxton Brantley Hill b: ABT 1808 in Wilson County, Tennessee
- Martha Hill b: ABT 1811 in Wilson County, Tennessee
- Mary Hill b: 14 FEB 1812 in Wilson County, Tennessee
- Living Hill