Biography of Horatio N. Hill
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Hill, Horatio N., who died on his excellent home farm in Barre, June 6, 1891, and who is remembered as one of the most thorough and earnest farmers, as well as one of the most straightforward men of Barre, was born in Shelby. in 1826, and was the son of pioneers William and Clarissa Hill. When twenty two, Horatio came to Barre, and taught school, behaving been educated in the old Millville Academy. In 1849 he married Hettie, daughter of Joseph Bodine, and they had ten children, viz: F. DeForest, Fred D., Lillie E., William B., Clarissa A., Joseph H., Walter H. (the last two sons being lawyers in Rochester), Mary A., Lowe B., and Hettie E. Horatio N. Hill believed in the thorough education of his children. Be was a strong Republican and an earnest and devoted member of the M. E. church at West Barre. Joseph Bodine was a native of New Jersey as was his wife, whose former name was Elizabeth Creveling. They had six children, three of whom were born in New Jersey and three in Oakfield, where the family settled in 1833. Of their children only Hettie, Mary and Samuel C. came to Barre. Abram Bodine lived many years in Barre and died about 1875, leaving no children.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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