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James H. HILL, b. 1805 in Edgefield County, South Carolina; d. 1870 in Pontotoc County, MS
Marriage: Francis UNKNOWN b: 1810 in Edgefield County, South Carolina, m. 1830 in South Carolina


  1. Nancy HILL b: 1832 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  2. Sarah Jane HILL b: 1834 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; Noted on 1860 Pontotoc County Census, lived next door to James H. Hill; Marriage:  William HUSKISON b: 1831 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; m. in South Carolina; Children: Will HUSKISON b: in Pontotoc County, Mississippi, John Wesley HUSKISON b: 1853 in South Carolina, James Neely HUSKISON b: 27 SEP 1869, Mary Frances HUSKISON b: 1855 in Pontotoc County, Mississippi, U.S.A.
  3. Telitha C. HILL b: 26 NOV 1834 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; d. 12 FEB 1912 in Pontotoc County, MS; Marriage #1 Wiley DODD b: 1822 in Tennessee; Married: ABT. 1873; Children: Sarah Frances DODD b: 3 NOV 1875 in Union Co., Mississippi, U.S.A.; Marriage # 2 C. E. BUCHANAN Married: 30 AUG 1858 in Pontotoc County, MS; Children: Samuel BUCHANAN b: SEP 1860, Issac BUCHANAN b: SEP 1861
  4. John R. HILL b: 1 OCT 1836 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; d. 25 SEP 1899 in Union County, MS; Burial: New Albany Cemetery, Union Co., Mississippi; served in Company I, 2nd MS Infantry, CSA during Civil War; m. 17 Aug 1859 to Permelia J. Jones (Recorded in Pontotoc County Marriage Book for 1859); Listed on 1860 census for Pontotoc County, MS, Fredonia District, page 717; Children:  James HILL b: 1860 in Fredonia, Union County, Mississippi, William Henry HILL b: 19 OCT 1867 in Pontotoc County, Mississippi, Elijah Robertson HILL b: 16 FEB 1869
  5. Martin Ball HILL b: 18 JUL 1838 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  6. Joseph W. HILL b: 1840 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  7. James H. HILL, Jr. b: 1842 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  8. Louisa C. HILL b: 1846 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  9. Celestia HILL b: 1847 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  10. Alfonso Martin HILL b: JUN 1849 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; d. 21 APR 1917 in Tarrant Co., Texas; Burial: 21 APR 1917 Green Hills Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co. Texas; Marriage:  Amanda Jane SEWELL b: DEC 1854 in Milam Co., Texas; Married: 1873 in Texas; Children: William Neal HILL b: 1873 in Milam Co., Texas, James Luther HILL b: 1879 in Milam Co., Texas, Arthur HILL b: DEC 1882 in Texas, Elijah HILL b: FEB 1887 in Texas, Mary Frances HILL b: 2 FEB 1889 in Eastland County, Texas, Lee HILL b: MAR 1894 in Texas, Augustus Martin HILL b: 14 DEC 1875 in Texas, John HILL b: JUL 1892 in Texas
  11. Elizabeth HILL b: 1852 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  12. Thomas H. HILL b: 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  13. William H. HILL b: 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina
  14. Augustus A. HILL b: 1844 in Abbeville County, South Carolina


Martin Ball HILL, b. 18 Jul 1838 in Abbeville Co. SC; d. 19 May 1882, Lee County. MS

Burial: Williams-Hill Cemetery, Lee Co., Mississippi

Education: Lacked two months finishing degree at University of South Carolina

Occupation: Farmer

Marriage to Mary Frances WILLIAMS (b: 29 Oct 1842 in Monroe County, MS), married: Mississippi

Noted on 1860 MS Census Pontotoc Co., page 719, Freedonia Division, House #1530,
Martin B. Hill 22 M Farmer b. in SC (real estate -, property $190)
James H. Hill 55 M Farmer SC (real estate $2000, property $1633)
Francis 50 F SC
Joseph W. 20 M SC
James H. 18 M SC
Augustus 16 M SC
Louisa C. 14 F SC
Celestia 12 F SC
Albhon C. (?) 10 M SC
Elizabeth 8 F SC
Wm. H. 7 M SC

Civil War Record: Rank: Sergeant in Captain A.J. Jones' Company (Freedonia Hards) AKA: Company C, 27th Mississippi Infantry
1. Company Muster Roll: Enrolled July 25, 1861 in Pontotoc Co. MS by Captain A.J. Jones.
Mustered in 6 Sept 1861 in Brookhaven, MS by Captain E.R. Nelson. Enlisted through three years or the war. Dated September 13, 1861.
2. Company Muster Roll Dated October 8, 1861.
3. Company Muster Roll Oct. 8 to Oct. 31, 1861 Present /Paid $21, due $4
4. Company Muster Roll February 28 to June 30, 1862 - Present
5. Company Muster Roll June 30 to October 31, 1862 - Present
6. Company Muster Roll November and December 1862 - Present
7. Company Muster Roll January and February 1863 - Present
8. Company Muster Roll March and April 1863 - Present
9. Company Muster Roll July and August 1863 - Present
10. Company Muster Roll January and February 1864 - Absent
11. Roll of Prisoners of War at Nashville, TN, captured by the forces under Major General
Thomas and forwarded to Captain Jones at Louisville, KY on 29 Nov 1863. Captured November 24, 1863 on Lookout Mountain at Chattanooga, Tenn.
12. Prisoner of War Register at Louisville, KY; Discharged to Rock Island, IL on 1 Dec 1863.
13. Prisoner of War Roll Louisville, Kentucky. Charged to Rock Island, Ill.
14. Prisoner of War Roll Forwarded from Louisville, KY to Rock Island, Ill., December 1, 1863.
15. Prisoner of War Roll Rock Island, Illinois. Entered December 3, 1863.
16. Prisoner of War Roll of Rock Island prisoners transferred for exchange on March 13, 1865.
17. Appears on a list of killed, wounded, and missing of Walthall's Brigade in
the engagement on Lookout Mountain, Tenn. Nov. 24, 1863.
18. Listed in Camp near Dalton, Georgia. December 18, 1863. Severely wounded.

1870 Pontotoc County, Mississippi Census: Page 258; House 457
Martine Hill 32 M W Farmer SC $1000 $400
Mary Hill 28 F W Keeping House MS
Robert Hill 3 M W MS
Emma Hill 2 F W MS
Wesley Hill 4/12 M W MS

Listed on 1877 Lee County, MS Tax List - Hill, M B

Entries from Lee County Mississippi land records:
1873: Township 10, Range 6 East, Section 10, NE 1/4
F.A. White to M. B. Hill, Deed Book 10, page 7. December 22, 1873. 80
1881: Township 10, Range 6 East, Section 10, NE 1/4
M. B. Hill to L.T. Sargent, Deed Book 26, page 571. December 13, 1881. 80
1881: Township 10, Range 6 East, Section 11, SW 1/4
Q. T. Sargent et al. to M.B. Hill, Deed Book 27, page 378. December 13,
1881. 160 acres (entire quarter section). (Martin died the next May, after this December transaction.)
1905: Township 10, Range 6 East, Section 11, SW 1/4
G.W. Long Commrs. to John Stovall, Deed Book 71, page 414. November 4,
1905. 160 acres.
Township 10, Range 6 East, Section 11, SW 1/4
J. G. Stovall & wife (Dolly Hill, daughter of Martin) to R.M. Deason, Deed



  1. Robert HILL b: 1868 in Mississippi
  2. Emma HILL b: 1869 in Mississippi
  3. Wesley HILL b: 1871 in Mississippi
  4. Alice HILL b: 1873 in Mississippi
  5. Martha Frances HILL b: 16 May 1874 in Plantersville, Lee County, Mississippi; married John George Stovall.
  6. John H. HILL b: 4 Dec 1875 in Mississippi
  7. Ella HILL b: 1877 in Mississippi
  8. Nancy Ann HILL b: 1879 in Mississippi
  9. Katherine HILL b: Jul 1880 in Mississippi


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