Charles J. Hill1,2,3

ID# 18030, (1830 - 1906)

Key Events:

Birth: 16 Jan 1830, Tennessee4,5,6
Marriage: 26 Jul 1854, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, Mary M. Todd (about 1834 -7,8,9 )
Death: 15 Apr 19064
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee10

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Charles J. Hill was born on 16 Jan 1830 in Tennessee.4,5,6
     Charles married Mary M. Todd on 26 Jul 1854 in Rutherford Co., Tennessee.7,8,9
     Charles and Mary appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, enumerated 8 Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $15,000 and personal estate of $300. Their children Rudolphus and Eldrige were listed as living with them.2
     Charles and Mary appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, enumerated 12 Aug 1870, reporting real estate valued at $4,000 and personal estate of $500. Their children Rudolphus, Eldrige and Alvin were listed as living with them, as were Harmer Rhodes, age 30, a mulatto farm laborer, and his apparent wife, Mary, a Black domestic servant age 20, and son Thomas, age 1.3
     Charles and Mary appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, enumerated 12 Jun 1880. Their children Rudolphus, Eldrige and Alvin were listed as living with them, as was Oscar Robertson, a nephew age 4. Also listed was Ida Hill, age 20, identified as "daughter" but perhaps adopted, as she and her parents were reported as born in Indiana and there is no indication they ever lived outside Tennessee, and she is listed after the nephew.11
     He was a harness maker in 1870, and a mechanic by 1880.12,13
     Charles died on 15 Apr 1906 at age 76.4 He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.10

Children:
     Children with Mary M. Todd:

  • Rudolphus J. Hill14,15,16 (29 Jun 1855 - 25 Mar 1911)
  • Eldrige T. Hill14,15,16 (2 Dec 1857 - 4 Jan 1923)
  • Alvin R. Hill15,16 (Nov 1860 - 29 Sep 1909)

Citations

  1. [S2983] "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950," FamilySearch.org, record for Charles J. Hill and Mary M. Todd, citing FHL #379649.
  2. [S3577] C. J. Hill household, 1860 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  3. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  4. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 69261082, C J Hill, shows date.
  5. [S3577] C. J. Hill household, 1860 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows age 30 and state.
  6. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows age 40 and state.
  7. [S2983] "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950," FamilySearch.org, record for Charles J. Hill and Mary M. Todd, citing FHL #379649, shows date, county, and state.
  8. [S3577] C. J. Hill household, 1860 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  9. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 69261082, C J Hill.
  11. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee.
  12. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows occupation as harness maker.
  13. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows occupation as machanic.
  14. [S3577] C. J. Hill household, 1860 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  15. [S3576] Calvin J. Hill household, 1870 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  16. [S3575] C. J. Hill household, 1880 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, shows them apparently living as parent and child.