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  • Born  1732  Fox Meadows, Westchester, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Also Known As  Anthony Hill 
    Reference Number  480 
    Died  1810  Shokan, Ulster, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Age  78 years 
    Person ID  I08210  Hoxsie Family II
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2012 

    Father  HILL, Anthony,   b. Abt 1700, Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1759, Fox Meadows, Westchester, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: ~ 59 years 
    Mother  WARD, Mary,   b. Abt 1705, Probably Fox Meadows, Westchester Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1757 and 1790, Probably Fox Meadows, Westchester Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: ~ 52 years 
    Married  Abt 1726  Fox Meadows, Westchester, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1414  Group Sheet

    Family  HORTON, Catherine,   b. Abt 1732,   d. 17 Sep 1774, Shokan, Ulster, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: ~ 42 years 
    Married  Abt 1751  [1
    Children 
    Married1. HILL, Sally,   b. 1752,   d. Between 1812 and 1815  –  Age: 60 years
    Married2. HILL, Billichia,   b. 1753, Fox Meadows, Westchester, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1847, West Shokan, Ulster, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 94 years
    Married3. HILL, Mary,   b. 1754,   d. Between 1810 and 1870, Middletown, Delaware, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 56 years
    Married4. HILL, Judith,   b. 1756,   d. Between 1770 and 1870  –  Age: 14 years
    Married5. HILL, Anna,   b. 1758,   d. 1809  –  Age: 51 years
     6. HILL, Billichia,   b. Abt 1760
    Married7. HILL, Uriah,   b. 1762, Westchester County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Shokan, Ulster, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 97 years
    +8. HILL, William G.,   b. 20 Apr 1764, Westchester County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1844, Walpack, Sussex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 80 years
    Married9. HILL, Miriam,   b. 1771,   d. 1855  –  Age: 84 years
     10. HILL, Andrew,   b. 17 Sep 1774,   d. Between 1774 and 1855
    Family ID  F1936  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Andrew Hill was born in Fox Meadows, Westchester Co, NY. Andrew died in 1810 in Shokan, Ulster Co, NY. His body was interred in Shokan, Ulster Co, NY Reformed Dutch Church yard. The bodies of Andrew and Catherine (Horton) Hill were later removed from the church yard of the Reformed Dutch Church at Shokan. Their bodies were removed by the State of New York Water Department when the Shokan Reservoir was being built along with all the other graves in the cemetery. It is stated that they were removed to the Tongore Cemetery at Olive Bridge, NY.
      He married Catherine Horton. Catherine died September 17, 1774. Andrew Hill, son of Anthony and Mary (Ward) Hill, removed from Fox Meadows after 1765 to Dutchess Co. NY, where he resided until 1790, when he removed to Marbletown, Ulster Co., NY, and from there to shokan, Ulster Co, NY, where both he and his wife died and are buried in Reformed Dutch church yard.
      August 15, 1775, he signed the Revolutionary Association pledge in Dutchess Co., October 17, 1775, he was commissioned as Captain in the Second Regiment, Dutchess County Militia, Rombout Precinct. In 1777 he was appointed as Major in the Dutchess County Militia. It appears by New York Revolution, Supplement, 177, that he furnished one or more soldiers at his own expense, for which honorable mention is given him. He was a freehlder in both Dutchess and Ulster Counties. May 5, 1786, he purchased of Daniel Graham, Commissioner of Forfeitures, 385 acres in Philipse Precinct, Lot 3, Philipse Patent, Dutchess County. September 2, 1799, describing himself as of Marbletown, Ulster County, he conveyed the 385 acres to his son, Andrew Hill, Jr., of Marbletown. His name appears upon the list of members of the Reformed Dutch Church at Shokan. According to a tradition in the family, his wife was Catherine Horton, of Westchester County. After his appointment as Major, he was generally known as Major Hill.
      According to the history of Ulster County, NY, on page 294 (Kingston Library) the following is stated: "Andrew Hill settled on what is now the place of Talmadge Eckert soon after the Revolution. His sons were Andrew, Uriah, William, and his daughters were Mrs. Daniel Ladue, Mrs. Thomas Swartout, Mrs. Uriah Every, Mrs. Jacobus Schotte, Mrs. Abraham Beagle. Thomas Hill, son of Andrew, Jr. resides at Shokan where he has been in business for many years and filled many important public offices and has represented this district in the Legislature." And on page 294, second column, "soon after the Revolutionary war and especially between the years 1790-1800 the county filled up rapidly. There were settled in the Tongore Neighborhood at that time the Merrihews, Jonothan Smith, Moses Lemmion, Simon Coons, Hendrious Krom, and Samuel North. Near Olive City, James Bishop, James Winchell, James Schutte, Eliza Tarbrush and others. On both sides of the Creek and around Shokan, Peter Traver, Isaac I. Davis, Hendricus Austerhoudt and Andrew Hill, Uriah Hill, and others. On the East side of the Creek along the old Shokan Road, Michael Coons, Jacob Coons, Lemuel Winchell and others.
      Andrew Hill is listed in the 1790 Census of Fishkill, Dutchess County, NY. The breakdown for the household is given as follows; free white males 16 year upwards and head of families, 3, free white males under 16 years, 2, free white females and head of families, 3.[H_Brown2.ftw]

      Andrew2 Hill (Anthony1)(1362) was born in Fox Meadows, Westchester Co, NY 1732.(1363) The date of Andrew's birth is according to the notes of Sadie Gass. Andrew died 1810 in Shokan, Ulster Co., NY.(1364) His body was interred in Shokan, Ulster Co, NY, Reformed Dutch Church yard.(1365) The bodies of Andrew and Catherine (Horton) Hill were later removed from the church yard of the Reformed Dutch Church at Shokan. Their bodies were removed by the State of New York Water Department when the Shokan Reservoir was being built along with all the other graves in the cemetery. It is stated that they were removed to the Tongore Cemetery at Olive Bridge, N. Y. He married Catherine Horton.(1366) Catherine died September 17, 1774.(1367) "Andrew Hill, son of Anthony and Mary Ward (Ward) Hill, removed from Fox Meadows after 1765 to Dutchess County, N. Y., where he resided until 1790, when he removed to Marbletown, Ulster County, N. Y., and from there to Shokan, Ulster County, N. Y., where both he and his wife died and are buried in Reformed Dutch church yard. August 15, 1775, he signed the Revolutionary Association pledge in Dutchess County. October 17, 1775, he was commissioned as captain in the Second Regiment, Dutchess County Militia, Rombout Precinct. In 1777 he was appointed as Major of the Levies, Dutchess County, N. Y. In 1778 he was commissioned as Major in the Dutchess County Militia. It appears by New York Revolution, Supplement, 177, that he furnished one or more soldiers at his own expense, for which honorable mention is given him. He was a freeholder in both Dutchess and Ulster Counties. May 5, 1786, he purchased of Daniel Graham, Commissioner of Forfeitures, 385 acres in Philipse Precinct, Lot 3, Philipse Patent, Dutchess County. September 2, 1799, describing himself as of Marbletown, Ulster County, he conveyed the 385 acres to his son, Andrew Hill, Jr., of Marbletown. His name appears upon the list of members of the Reformed Dutch Church at Shokan. According to a tradition in the family, his wife was Catherine Horton, of Westchester County. After his appointment as Major, he was generally known as Major Hill." (See "The Hill Families" at p. 11).
      According to the History of Ulster County, N. Y., on page 294 (Kingston Library) the following is stated: "Andrew Hill settled on what is now the place of Talmadge Eckert soon after the Revolution. His sons were Andrew, Uriah, William, and his daughters were Mrs. Daniel Ladue, Mrs. Thomas Swartout, Mrs. Uriah Every, Mrs. Jacobus Schotte, Mrs. Abraham Beagle. Thomas Hill, son of Andrew, Jr. resides at Shokan where he has been in business for many years and filled many important public offices and has represented this district in the Legislature." And on page 294, second column, "soon after the Revolutionary war and especially between the years 1790-1800 the county filled up rapidly. There were settled in the Tongore Neighborhood at that time the Merrihews, Jonothan Smith, Moses Lemmion, Simon Coons, Hendricus Krom, and Samuel North. Near Olive City, James Bishop, James Winchell, James Schutte, Eliza Terbush and others. On both sides of the Creek and around Shokan, Peter Traver, Isaac I. Davis, Hendricus Austerhoudt and Andrew Hill, Uriah Hill, and others. On the East side of the Creek along the old Shokan Road, Michael Coons, Jacob Coons, Lemuel Winchell, and others." Andrew Hill is listed in the 1790 Census of Fishkill, Dutchess County, N. Y. The breakdown for the household is given as follows; free white males 16 year upwards and head of families, 3; free white males under 16 years, 2; free white females and head of families, 3.
      Andrew Hill and Catherine Horton had the following children:
      i. Sally3 Hill(1368). Sally died abt 1812-15. She married Joshua Lane. (See Joshua Lane for the continuation of this line.) Sally and Joshua had the following children; Andrew, Richard, Joshua, William, Abram, Betsey, Polly and Judah.
      ii. Mary Hill(1369). Mary died in Middletown, Delaware Co, NY. She married Abraham Beadle. Abraham died in Middletown, Delaware Co, NY. (See Abraham Beadle for the continuation of this line.) Mary and Abraham had the following children; John, Abraham, Andrew, Judith, Billichia and Elizabeth.
      iii. Judith Hill(1370). She married Thomas Swartout. (See Thomas Swartout for the continuation of this line.) Judith and Thomas had the following children; Thomas, Samuel, Andrew, Cornelius, Polly and Sally.
      iv. Anna Hill(1371). Anna died 1809. She married Daniel Ladue. (See Daniel Ladue for the continuation of this line.) Anna and Daniel had the following children; Abraham D., Judith, Rebecca, Bilbeck, Hannah and Anne. Anne married Matthew Cure of Ulster County, NY.
      v. Billichia Hill(1372) was born in Fox Meadows, Westchester Co, NY 1753. Billichia died April 1847 in West Shokan, Ulster Co, NY. She married James Schutt. (See James Schutt for the continuation of this line.) Billichia and James Schutt had several children. According to Couch, "among their children were Uriah, born May 16, 1785; James, born December 22, 1788; Abraham, born August 16, 1790; . . . William, Andrew, Stephen, born September 10, 1796, and Catherine. The last four were born in Ulster County." (See "The Hill Family" at p. 11).
      vi. Uriah Hill(1373) was born in Westchester Co, NY 1759. Uriah died 1841 in Shokan, Ulster Co, NY. He married three times. He married Mary Swartout. He married Mabel Barlow. Mabel died July 28, 1850. Mabel was Mrs. Mabel (Barlow) Taylor when she married Uriah.
      He married Catherine Davis in Probably Ulster Co, NY, September 30, 1803. Catherine was the widow of Elizur Crispell when she married Uriah. "Uriah . . . resided near Fishkill, N. Y. He was a private and afterwards a sergeant in Dutchess County Militia, Colonel Dirck Brinckerhoff, Chaptain [sic] Johannes Schutt's company; he was also a private in Captain John Brinckerhoff's company, same regiment. September 21, 1780, he was appointed Quartermaster in the Second Regiment, Rombout Precinct, Dutchess County Militia, Colonel Abraham Brinckerhoff. He removed from Fishkill to Marbletown, Ulster County, in 1790. January 27, 1790, Rev. Silas Constant preached at his house in Dutchess County. In the census of U.S. Pensioners, made in 1840, he was described as "Uriah Hill, aged 84, living in the town of Olive, Ulster Co., N. Y." (See "Genealogy of the Hill . . . Families" at p. 18). Mary was his first wife, Catherine his second, and Mabel his third.
      vii. William G. Hill was born April 20, 1764.(1374)
      viii. Miriam Hill(1375) was born 1771. Miriam died November 1855. She married Uriah Every. Uriah died before November 1855. (See Uriah Every for the continuation of this line.) Miriam and Uriah had the following children; Andrew, Isaac, Jacob, Uriah, Judah, Catherine, Sally and Mary.
      ix. Andrew Hill was born September 17, 1774.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74240] Family Notes from Marguerite Waggoner Hoxsie, Helene Lloy Brown.
      Date of Import: Nov 3, 2002