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Ferdinand Hollingsworth

Ferdinand Hollingsworth
b. 24 May 1808, Knox County, Indiana, to Thomas and Mary Anne (Sartor) Hollingsworth
d. 26 May 1879, near Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri

m. 26 October 1836, Knox County, Indiana
Rebecca Hill
b. 19 April 1818, Knox County, Indiana, to John and Mary Ann (Clark) Hill
d. 23 April 1910, near Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri

Children with Rebecca Hill:
• Albert (1839-1908) married Janette Sartor
• Clark (b. 1841) married Mary [–?–]
• Thomas P. (b. 1845) married Samantha E. [–?–]
• John (ca. 1850-1878) married Harriet Lavina Sartor
• Mary A. (1852-1916) married Rush Smith
• Eliza Jane (b. 1854) married Thomas Dodson
• Everett (1856-1925) married Christina [–?–]
• Henry (b. 1858)
• Elliott (1860-1918) married Jennie E. Nickolson
• Hugh (b. 1861)
• Melissa (b. 1863)

Ferdinand served in Company B, Mounted Rangers in the Black Hawk War, 1832, from Oaktown, Busseron Township, Knox County, Indiana. The family lived in Knox County until emigrating in 1870.

Submitted by:
Christie Hill Russell
Paris IL
E-mail: christie@cartar.com

George Washington Hill

George Washington Hill
b. 2 July 1816, Orange County, Indiana, to John and Mary Ann (Clark) Hill
d. 9 August 1892, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois

m/1. 24 August 1852, Knox County, Indiana
Indiana Piety
b. 8 December 1831, Knox County, Indiana, to Samuel Duncan and Eliza Ann (Hodgen) Piety
d. 4 September 1863, Knox County, Indiana

Elizabeth (Newlin) McDowell, widow of George McDowell


  • John Riley
  • Eliza Jane married [–?–] Sartor
  • Mary L. married [–?–] Prigmore
  • Samuel
  • Cora Candas married [–?–] Wilson

George Hill rafted corn grown on his farm in Knox County, Indiana, down the Wabash River to New Orleans and returned by foot and stagecoach. After his first wife died in 1863 and his mother died in 1866, he followed his sister Rebecca and her husband, Ferdinand Hollingsworth, to Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, in 1872. George served as a justice of the peace and constable in Knox County, Indiana, and Jasper County, Missouri. He moved to Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois, in 1882.

Submitted by:
Christie Hill Russell
Paris IL