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George B. Hilliard 35,42

  • Born: Mar 17, 1794, New Bedford Bay, Massachusetts 35,42
  • Marriage: Margaret Foreacre in 1824 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania 42
  • Died: Sep 10, 1887, Wayne County, Illinois at age 93 35

bullet  General Notes:

"GEORGE B. HILLIARD ---- farmer, P.O. Jeffersonville. Among the oldest men of Arrington Township, Wayne County, Ill., yet living, is George B. Hilliard, who was born on a ship between Massachusetts and Connecticut, March 17, 1794, and is a son of James Hilliard, of Ireland. Subject was educated in Adams County, Penn., and was in the war of 1812, serving 18 months in the 5th Regiment under the command of Capt. Thompson, and being in the battles of Lundy's Lane, Fort George and several other skirmishes, where he was wounded in the leg by a rifle ball. Our subject came to Wayne County, Ill., in the fall of 1853, where he still resides in good health, with his son, James W. He was married, August 29, 1824, to Margaret Foreacre, of Virginia, by whom he had thirteen children, three of whom are living --- James W., George H., and Sarah. The following are those dead, who reached adulthood--- Nancy J., Creig, Margaret Windland, Susannah Galliager, William A., Mary Gutherty, Sarah Jeffers, Mariah Broche and John, who died in the late war. Politics, Democratic."

(From a history of Wayne County)


George married Margaret Foreacre, daughter of George Simpson Foreacre Or Foreaker and Ann Edington, in 1824 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.42 (Margaret Foreacre was born about 1803 35 and died on Dec 8, 1876 in Wayne County, Illinois 35,42.)

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