91st PA: Alan A Hill alias Albert Hill

Alan A Hill alias Albert Hill

Name

He enlisted under the alias 'Albert Hill' (5).

Before the war

He was born on 5 June 1846, (8, 9 [June 1849]; 2 (18 in 1865), 8 [68 yrs 11 mos 2 days at death], 9 [50 in 1900], 10 [32 in 1880], 13 [69th year at death]). He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (2, 8, 9, 10 [England]). He was born to Richard Hill and [unknown] (8).

When he enlisted, he was a labo[rer] (2).

Description

He was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 February 1865 (1, 2, 3, 7). He was enlisted for one year, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H, by Captain Yerkes (1, 2, 14).

The regiment reported him gained on 22 February 1865 (6).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3, 7). He was a private, in company H (14).

After the war

In 1877/78, he married Lillie [unknown family name] (9). In 1900, she had had 4 children, all of whom were alive (9).

In 1880, he was living at 2225 [sic] Rednar Street, ward 29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Lillie and daughter Lizzie (10). He was a car driver (10).

In 1890, he was living at 2245 Redner Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 4). He was a driver (4).

On 17 August 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 7).

In 1900, he was living at 2558 Napa Street, 28th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Lillie, and children Elizabeth, Clara, William H, and Jennie [?] M (9). He was a brickmaker, and had been unemployed for one month in the previous year (9).

On 15 June 1908, he again applied for a pension (7).

He died on 7 May 1915, at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7, 8, 13). He died of heart disease (8). (He presumably died at work.) He was a grave digger (8). The informant on his death certificate was Lillian L Hill (presumably his wife) (8). He was buried on 10 May 1915, at Mt Peace Cemetery (8, 13). The funeral was held at 2558 [?] North Napa Street, his late residence (13).

On 25 May 1915, his widow, Lillie Hill, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 7).

In 1920, his widow, Lillie Hill, was living at 2160 North Newkirk (?) Street, 28th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her children Elizabeth, William, and Jennie (11).

In 1930, his widow, Lillie Hill, was living at 2712 French Street, 32nd ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). She was living with her children William and Jennie (12).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Albert Hill)

2 company H, descriptive roll, #140 (Albert Hill)

3 1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 128, enumeration district 690, page [3] (image 2229 on Ancestry) (Alan [sic] Hill)

4 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Alan Hill)

5 pension index, by name (Alan A Hill, alias Albert Hill)

6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania (Hill)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (and second card) (Alan A Hill alias Albert Hill)

8 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 7 May 1915, #16986 (Allan A Hill)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 698, microfilm series T623, film 1470, page 303 = 24 B handwritten (Allen Hill)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 29, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 635, microfilm series T9, film 1188, page 325 = 12 D handwritten (Allan Hill)

11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1085 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1634, page 140 = 8 A handwritten (Lillie Hill)

12 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 29, enumeration district 51-735, microfilm series T626, film 2116, page 120 = 7 A handwritten (Lillie Hill)

13 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer 9 May 1915, page 15 (Alan A Hill)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Albert Hill)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 29, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 635, microfilm series T9, film 1188, page 325 = 12 D handwritten]
line101112
street nameRednar Street
house number2225  
dwelling visit #91  
family visit #95  
nameHill AllanLillieLizzie
colorWWW
sexMFF
age32222
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeDaughter
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationCar DriverKeeping house 
months unemployed   
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year   
can't read   
can't write   
birthplaceEngland [sic]Phila [?]Phila
father's birthplacePhilaPhilaPhila
mother's birthplacePhilaEnglandPhila

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 128, enumeration district 690, page [3] (image 2229 on Ancestry)]
[line] 36
[house] 186
[family] 186
[name] Alan [sic] Hill
[rank] Priv
[company] H
[unit] 91 Reg P.V.
[enlistment date] 13 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months, 25 days
[post office address] 2245 Redner St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched Ancestry's transcription, March 2005]
Alan Hill, driver, h 2245 Redner

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 698, microfilm series T623, film 1470, page 303 = 24 B handwritten]
line757677787980
streetNapa Street
house number2558     
dwelling number611     
family number617     
nameHill Allen- Lillie- Elizabeth- Clara- William H- Jennie [?] M
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterDaughterSonDaughter
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFFMF
birth dateJune 1849Nov 1860July 1879Apr 1882Apr 1885Oct 1887
age503920181512
married?MMSSSS
# years married2222    
mother of how many children? 4    
# of children living 4    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceEnglandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupationBrickmaker   Appr. Umbrella makerAt school
# months not employed1   0 [?] 
# months in school     9
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedR     
free or mortgaged      
farm/houseH     
# of farm schedule      

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1085 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1634, page 140 = 8 A handwritten]
line5678
streetNorth Newkirk [?] Street
house number2160   
dwelling visit number137   
family visit number144   
nameHill, Lillie- Elizabeth- William- Jennie
relationshipHeadDaughterSonDaughter
own/rentR   
free/mortgaged (if owned)    
sexFFMF
raceWWWW
age at last birthday58373426
marital statusWdSSS
year of immigration    
naturalized/alien    
year of naturalization    
attended school since Sept 1919    
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language    
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language    
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language    
can speak Englishyesyesyesyes
occupationNoneHouse cleanerRaveler [?]Saleslady
industry, business Out [?]UmbrellaDepartment Store
employment status OAWW
number of farm schedule    

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 29, enumeration district 51-735, microfilm series T626, film 2116, page 120 = 7 A handwritten]
line141516
streetFrench Street
house number2712  
dwelling visit #29  
family visit #29  
nameHill Lillie- William- Jennie
relationHeadSonDaughter
owned/rentedR  
value or rentun  
radio   
farmno  
sexFMF
colorWWW
age704542
married?WdSS
age 1st marriage   
school/college since 9/29nonono
can read & writeyesyesyes
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language   
immigration year   
naturalization   
can speak Englishyes[blank]yes
occupationnoneHucksterCashier
industry  Store
worker class OW
at work yesterday yesyes
unemployment schedule #   
veteran?   
war   
farm schedule #   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Hill Albert
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 7 May 1915, #16986, Allan A Hill]
CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
FILE NO [blank]
REGISTERED NO. 16986
REGISTRATION DISTRICT NO. 1.
PRIMARY REGISTRATION DISTRICT NO [blank]
1. PLACE OF DEATH
COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
(No. Odd Fellows Cemetery [sic] ST.; [blank] WARD)
2. FULL NAME Allan A. Hill
PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
3. SEX Male
4. COLOR OR RACE W
5. Married
6. DATE OF BIRTH June 5th 1846
7. AGE 68 yrs. 11 mos. 2 ds.
8. OCCUPATION Grave diger [sic]
9. BIRTHPLACE Penna
10. NAME OF FATHER Richard Hill
11. BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER England
12. MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER not known
13. BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER [not known]
14. THE ABOVE IS TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE
(INFORMANT) Lillian L Hill
(ADDRESS) 2558 N Napa St
15. FILED MAY 8 1915
[blank] LOCAL REGISTRAR

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
16. DATE OF DEATH (Month) 5 (Day) 7 (Year) 1915
17. I HEREBY CERTIFY, THAT AN INQUEST WAS HELD UPON THE BODY OF THE ABOVE NAMED DECEASED ON THE MAY 8 1915 DAY OF [blank]; THAT THE JURY RENDERED A VERDICT GIVING THE CAUSE OF DEATH AS FOLLOWS:
Heart Disease
(SIGNED) Wm R. Knight Jr CORONER
McDay
18. LENGTH OF RESIDENCE (FOR HOSPITALS, INSTITUTIONS, TRANSIENTS OR RECENT RESIDENTS)
Former or usual residence 2558 N Napa Ward 28
19. PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Mt Peace Cem
DATE OF BURIAL May 10th 1915
20. UNDERTAKER Jos W Vickars
ADDRESS 2728 Ridge ave

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer 9 May 1915, page 15, Alan A Hill]

HILL--Suddenly, on May 7, 1915, ALAN A. [?] HILL, husband of Lillie L. Hill, in his 69th year. Relatives and friends and all societies of which he was a member are invited to attend funeral services, on Monday, at 2 PM., at his late residence, 2558 [?] N. Napa St. Interment Mt Peace Cemetery Remains may be viewed on Sunday from 8 to 10 PM.


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