Hillhouse Genealogy

Information about the Hillhouse surname. Also an example of how to set up a genealogy blog.


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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

The Hillhouse genealogy mailing list

Check out this source from Cyndi's list:

HILLHOUSE. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Hillhouse surname and variations in any place and at any time. To subscribe send "subscribe" to hillhouse-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or hillhouse-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Guide Introduction: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations–Series J:

Here is some very interesting information on the Hillhouse line in Georgia. I know that they also migrated to Northeast Florida"

Guide Introduction: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations–Series J:: "Alexander and Hillhouse Family Papers, 1758-1915,
Liberty County, Georgia; also Connecticut and Massachusetts
Description of the Collection
Adam Alexander (1758-1812), a Scottish physician, emigrated to Liberty County, Georgia, in 1776. There he acquired land and married Louisa Frederika Schmidt (1777-1846). The Alexanders' son, Adam Leopold (1803-1882), graduated from Yale and became a successful planter in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia.
David Hillhouse (1756-1804) of Connecticut married Sarah Porter of Massachusetts and settled in Georgia in 1787. His daughter, Sarah Hillhouse (1782-1808) married Felix H. Gilbert in 1804.
The Alexander and Hillhouse families were united in 1823, when Adam Leopold Alexander married Felix H. Gilbert's daughter, Sarah Hillhouse Gilbert (1805-1855). This collection documents the Alexander and Hillhouse families and is divided into two distinct subcollections.
Papers consist of extensive family and personal correspondence, business correspondence, plantation accounts, physician's accounts, estate papers, travel journals, and genealogical materials. They document the family, political, and religious life in Washington and Savannah, Georgia, and in Connecticut and New York.
The Alexander correspondence focuses mostly on family and religion, though some information appears on business dealings. Sarah Alexander's correspondence illuminates the relationship between Northern and Southern women and documents the lives of friends and family in Georgia, Connecticut, and New York. Educated in New Haven, she maintained ties with friends and relatives who remained there, many of whom participated actively in New Haven's religious lif"

Higginson Book Company - Publishers, Printers, Booksellers that Specialize in Genealogy and History.

Here is a book on the Hillhouse name. It is expensive but is almost 700 pages. Take a look:

Higginson Book Company - Publishers, Printers, Booksellers that Specialize in Genealogy and History.: "HILLHOUSE History &; genealogy coll. rel. to the desc. of Rev. James Hillhouse, by M.P. Hillhouse. 694p. 1924."

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Genealogy Data Page 1177 (Family Pages)

Here is information on Sarah:

Genealogy Data Page 1177 (Family Pages): "HILLHOUSE, Sarah Griswold
Father: HILLHOUSE, William H.
Mother: GRISWOLD, Sarah

Spouse: BELLAMY, Joseph Hart
b. JAN 1789 Bethlehem, CT.
d. 1848
Father: BELLAMY, David
Mother: LEAVITT, Silence "

Hillhouse Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas

I found this on HIllhouses in Arkansas:

Hillhouse Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas: "Hillhouse Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas
Released 05 December 2002
Cemeteries of the Western District of Lawrence County, Arkansas

Birth Date on Left, Death Date on Right

(3 Unmarked Graves)

1887 Shelby K. Baker 1957
1884 Floyd Hillhouse
1940 Grace Douglas 1940
1931 Jean May Douglas
1884 Clarence A. Clark
1898 John L. Bilbrey
1861 Denton L. Bilbrey
1885 Anthony Bilbrey
1898 Mary Bilbrey
1867 Susan H. Bilbrey
1885 Grover Bilbrey
1887 Maxie Bilbrey"

My first post about the Hillhouse surname

This will be a blog about the Hillhouse line.