Biography of Charles H. Hill
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Hill, Charles H., was born at Sodus Point in 1838, and is a son of John Hill, who came from Oswego to Sodus Point in 1837. His father served in the war of 1812. The family is of English descent and trace their ancestry back to 1640, when he first came to this country and settled in Connecticut. The grandfather of John Hill settled in Vermont and his father settled in Jefferson county. John Hill was a carpenter and builder and for many years carried on an extensive business. He resided at Sodus Point until 1865, when he removed to New York and entered the employ of the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. as master carpenter. He was a member of the State militia and was adjutant. He married Jerusha C., daughter of Capt. Samuel Freeman, who was a merchant trader to the West Indies. Their children were: Edward, Charles H., Mary E., John J., and Helen A. Charles H. Hill settled at Sodus Point. He is a carpenter and builder and has a large and prosperous business. For three years he carried on the business at Albany, N.Y. He takes an active part in political affairs, and was a deputy collector of customs at Sodus Point from 1889 to 1893. He married October 18, 1866, Mary E. Waters, of Pultneyville,

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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