Alvin R. Hill1,2,3

ID# 18024, (1860 - 1909)
FatherCharles J. Hill4,5 (16 Jan 1830 - 15 Apr 1906)
MotherMary M. Todd4,5 (abt 1834 - )

Key Events:

Birth: Nov 1860, Murfreesboro, Tennessee6,7,8
Marriage: 2 Nov 1882, Sumner Co., Tennessee, Mattie W. Bush (27 Jan 1866 - 7 Nov 1938)9,10
Death: 29 Sep 1909, Gallatin, Tennessee11,12,13

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Alvin R. Hill was born in Nov 1860 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.6,7,8
     He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, in the household of his parents, Charles J. Hill and Mary M. Todd.14 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, in the household of his parents.15
     Alvin married Mattie W. Bush, daughter of William A. Bush and Elizabeth [surname unknown], on 2 Nov 1882 in Sumner Co., Tennessee, with Rev. James E. Scobey officiating.9,10
     Alvin and Mattie appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, enumerated 13 Jun 1900, reporting that they rented their home. Their children Allen, Lulu, Mary, Albert and Lillian were listed as living with them.3
     He was a clerk in a store in 1880, at age 19, and later a merchant.16,17
     Alvin died on 29 Sep 1909 in Gallatin, Tennessee, at age 48, in a runaway accident.11,12,13

Children:
     Children with Mattie W. Bush

Alvin and Mattie may have had one additional child who died before 1900, name unknown.19,20
  • Allen Bush Hill3,18 (27 Feb 1884 - 9 Oct 1949)
  • Lulu Hill3 (Apr 1888 - )
  • Mary Hill3 (Aug 1889 - )
  • Albert Riley Hill3 (Jun 1891 - )
  • Lillian Hill3 (Jan 1893 - )

Citations

  1. [S3571] Alvin R. Hill and Mattie W. Bush, marriage register.
  2. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows name as Alvin Hill.
  3. [S3572] Alvin R. Hill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  4. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S3572] Alvin R. Hill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows month, year, age 39 and state.
  7. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows age 9 and state.
  8. [S3574] Alvin Hill, death report of County Clerk, shows age 49 at death 29 Sep 1910 [1909?], town, and state.
  9. [S3571] Alvin R. Hill and Mattie W. Bush, marriage register, shows date, county, and officiant.
  10. [S3572] Alvin R. Hill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows married 17 years.
  11. [S3573] "Tennessee Deaths and Burials," FamilySearch.org, record for Alvin Hill, citing FHL #379665 and pg 39 no 295, shows date, with year as 1909, and place as Gallatin, Rutherford, Tennessee. Since Gallatin was never in Rutherford Co., it seems that he died in Gallatin (his wife's birthplace) but the death was recorded in Rutherford Co.
  12. [S3574] Alvin Hill, death report of County Clerk, shows date, with year as 1910, city, and state, and cause. Death occured in Sep but was recorded Jul, apparently of the following year, and report made under requirements of a 1909 act, so it appears the recorder entered the year in which the report as the year of death. Telephone conversation 15 Aug 2012 with Mr. Lodel, director of Rutherford Co. Archives, confirmed original record says death was 29 Sep 1909 and other details on image.
  13. [S3578] Mattie Hill household, 1910 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows his wife as widowed.
  14. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  15. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  16. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows occupation as clerk in store.
  17. [S3574] Alvin Hill, death report of County Clerk, shows occupation as merchant.
  18. [S3579] Allen Bush Hill, Certificate of Death.
  19. [S3572] Alvin R. Hill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows her as the mother of 6 children, 5 then living.
  20. [S3578] Mattie Hill household, 1910 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows her the mother of 5 children, with 4 living.