Biography of Elbert B. Hill
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hill, Elbert B., was born July 12, 1866, in the town of Danby, a son of Edward B., who died in 1885, and was one of the prominent men of the locality. Our subject was educated in the district schools, to which he added by reading and close observation, and on the death of his father he took charge of the farm where he now lives, and which contains, with his mother's estate, 209 acres of some of the best farming land in the town. He makes a specialty of Chester white swine and Oxforddown sheep, also raising large quantities of hay and grain. At the age of twenty one our subject married Anna, daughter of Andrew J. Beers of this town, who bore him three children, one son and two daughters. He takes and active interest in educational and religious matters, being a member of the M. E. Church at South Danby.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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