Biography of R. Byron Hill
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hill, R. Byron, was born in Lancaster, Erie county, October 7, 1845, and moved with his parents to Chenango county when a child, where he was educated in the public schools and studied dentistry with his father. The family have been dentists and druggists for several generations. Mr. Hill began business in Trumansburgh with his brother, C. C. Hill, in 1874. This continued two years, and he then returned to Chenango county with his father for three years. He began business on his own account in February, 1879, with a branch office in Farmer Village one day in each week in summer, which has continued since with success. November 10, 1869, he married Julia A. Johnson, of Farmer Village, and they have four children: Albert B., who is a dentist with his uncle in Rochester; Grace, Marian and Marguerite. The father of our subject, Orville S., was born in Tompkins, Delaware county, in 1817. He is also a first class dentists whohas practiced over fifty years. He married Eliza Merritt, of his native county, and had five children: R. Byron, Charles C., Homer H., and two who died in infancy. The doctor is a member of Farmerville Lodge No. 149, F. & A. M. His brother, Charles C., is a dentist in Rochester, and Homer H. is a dentist and druggist in Owego, N. Y.

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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