George Washington Hill

George Washington Hill (1822-1891) was born 5 Mar. 1822 in Ames, Athens Co., Ohio. He was the son of Richard Hill and Sarah Strait. He married Cynthia Stewart on 18 Sep. 1845 in Missouri. He was baptized in Jun. 1847 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska). He was ordained a Patriarch under the direction of Wilford Woodruff and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1873, and he met with Wilford Woodruff in 1889. He died 24 Feb. 1891 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, and Wilford Woodruff spoke at his funeral.

Footnotes

George Washington Hill (KWJ1-R7Z), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Sep. 2022). George Washington Hill, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-washington-hill, accessed 6 Sep. 2022). Deseret Evening News, “George W. Hill” (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 26 Feb. 1891, vol. 24, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 6 Sep. 2022). “Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Sep. 2022); George Washington Hill, 24 Feb. 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. George Washington Hill, Incidents in the life of George Washington Hill (Ogden City, 1878), p. 14; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Sep. 2022).

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  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    Excerpt:
    May 15, 1873 ~ Thursday May 15 1873 It has Now been raining 2 days & night I staid at the farm May 16, 1873 ~ Friday 16. [FIGURES] it is still raining I took 28 bushels of wheat to Mill I received a letter from Mrs Gravenston I returned to the City & took a load of wheat to Mill 6 M[iles] 16. I spent the day at home choreing May 17, 1873 ~ Saturday 17. I took cars at 6 oclok & went ...
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    May 15, 1873 May 16, 1873 May 17, 1873
  • Page 235

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

    Excerpt:
    ^I attended a Theatrical Exhibition at Brother G. Q Cannons residence by his children^ May 11, 1889 ~ Saturday Saturday, May 11 1889 At my farm I planted 1 dozen white Pond Lillies in the pond and dittches which I obtained from the East May 12, 1889 ~ Sunday Sunday May 12/89 I spent the day at the farm and went to Clara's in the Evening. May 13, 1889 ~ Monday ...
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    May 11, 1889 May 12, 1889 May 13, 1889 May 14, 1889
  • Page 356

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

    Excerpt:
    Feb 17, 1891 I signed 17 Certificate of Education Sohollars I signed 21 Licens of teachers February 18, 1891 ~ Wednesday 18 I signed 5 Recommends. I received 7 Letters I Met with the Bank board & with several other Parties Carter & Co on the valley House February 19, 1891 ~ Thursday 19 I signed 5 Recommends I received 7 Letters I met with a Delegation at Ogden who want to give an Account of the people of all parties going to Unite upon the two political ...
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    February 18, 1891 February 19, 1891 February 20, 1891 February 21, 1891 February 22, 1891 February 23, 1891 February 24, 1891 February 25, 1891 February 26, 1891