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Hypothetical family of James Hill

After pouring over census records for Franklin and Banks counties from 1820 on, I've come up with a list of candidates who might be siblings of my ancestor James Hill, or at least related.

The 1830 Franklin County Georgia census lists the following:
Thomas Hill (born 1771-80)
James Hill (1801-1868)
Anderson Hill (1806-1884)
Caleb Hill (1810-after 1850)

James and Anderson are listed next to each other, and listed four homesteads away is Caleb. Thomas is listed within a page or two of this group.

Group 6 at

As of this writing (2013-10-23) Group 6 has 11 members.

Kits 5079, 34801, and 162386 (me) are descendants of James Hill (1801-1868 GA) of Franklin and Jackson Counties in Georgia.

Kit 4233 is a descendant of William Hill Sr (1774 NC-? TN) of Sullivan and Claiborne counties in Tennessee, through his son Green Berry HILL (1805 VA – 1885 IL).

Kits 5289, 9219, and 54210 are descendants of Foster Hill (abt 1809 VA- abt 1880 TN), who is considered by some to be a son of the above mentioned William Hill Sr.

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The mystery of James Hill (1801-1868 in Georgia)

My earliest know Hill ancestor is my 2nd great-grandfather James Hill. Information passed down from my grandfather (Luther Jean "Luke" Hill) says that James came from North Carolina to Franklin County, Georgia, taught school for two or three years, then married Zillah Poole and began farming and raising a family.

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Welcome to This site began in 1998 as a simple website for my family. Over the years the site was neglected, and at the same time my interest in genealogy grew. In 2013 I decided to revamp the website as a discussion forum for Hill family research. Of course, my own personal interest is in my family and other Hill families that are possibly related, but I hope the forum can serve as a gathering place and discussion point for other Hills researching their families.


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