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Walter Martin Johan Hill

Walter Martin Johan Hill

Male 1890 - 1945

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  • Name  Walter Martin Johan Hill 
    Born  13 Jan 1890  Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  5 Jun 1917  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    registered for WWI 
    • Walter M. Hill was born on 13 Jan 1890, Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois and was living on Taylor Avenue in Freeport. He was married and employed as a painter at the Stephens Motor Car Company in Freeport. Walter had brown eyes and a full head of brown hair. He had medium height and was "stout." Something is written in the "disabled" box but I cannot make it out.

      This link had a great story about the Stephens Company, and in particular, the painters: http://genealogytrails.com/ill/stephenson/stephens.html (accessed 9 Nov 2010)
    Military  1942  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    registered for WWII 
    • Walter Martin Hill, born 13 Jan 1890 in Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, was living at 5436 East Stephenson Street in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. He listed Mrs. Gladys Hill, same address, as someone who would always know his location. Their telephone number was "Lake 789." He was employed at Kraft Cheese Company on East Stephenson Street.
    _UID  1822610D35EF5D4D849C4F31904CCA1BD793 
    Died  24 Oct 1945  Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  27 Oct 1945  Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Walter and Gladys are buried in the Hill Top section, Plot 279, which is south of the Veterans Lot and flagpole, two rows in from the fence near the 7th hole of the golf course, 4 rows in from road.
    Hill, Walter M. (1890-1945) and Gladys B. (nee Huber)(1889-1976)
    Hill, Walter M. (1890-1945) and Gladys B. (nee Huber)(1889-1976)
    HILL
    Father
    Walter M.
    1890-1945

    Mother
    Gladys B.
    1889-1976

    Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
    Person ID  I289  Page-Dumroese
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2013 

    Father  Louis Hill,   b. 7 Dec 1854, Strasen, Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1927, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Henriette Mueller,   b. 31 Aug 1852, Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1947, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Feb 1877  Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F103  Group Sheet

    Family  Gladys Berdella Huber,   b. 30 May 1889, Highland Township, Franklin County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1976, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Oct 1916  Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • They were married in the parsonage.
    Children 
     1. Robert Frank Louis Hill,   b. 17 Jun 1919, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2002, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marjorie Mae Hill,   b. 19 Feb 1923, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1998, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F111  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1890 - Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Oct 1916 - Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWI - 5 Jun 1917 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWII - 1942 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1945 - Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Oct 1945 - Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos

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    Hill, Henriette (nee Mueller) and her children
    Hill, Henriette (nee Mueller) and her children
    Elizabeth Hill (Henriette nee Mueller) with her five children at Krape Park, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois circa 1943. Left to right = Walter, Arthur, Meta Kasten, William, and Albert.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Hill, Walter Martin Johan and Gladys Berdella (nee Huber)
    Hill, Walter Martin Johan and Gladys Berdella (nee Huber)
    Walter Martin Johan and Gladys Berdella (nee Huber) Hill. Circa 1940.

    Documents
    Hill, Walter M. -- World War I Registration Card
    Hill, Walter M. -- World War I Registration Card
    Walter M. Hill was born on 13 Jan 1890, Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois and was living on Taylor Avenue in Freeport. He was married and employed as a painter at the Stephens Motor Car Company in Freeport. Walter had brown eyes and a full head of brown hair. He had medium height and was "stout." Something is written in the "disabled" box but I cannot make it out.
    Hill, Walter Martin -- World War II Registration Card
    Hill, Walter Martin -- World War II Registration Card
    Walter Martin Hill, born 13 Jan 1890 in Lancaster Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, was living at 5436 East Stephenson Street in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. He listed Mrs. Gladys Hill, same address, as someone who would always know his location. Their telephone number was "Lake 789." He was employed at Kraft Cheese Company on East Stephenson Street.

  • Sources 
    1. [S334] Headstone Inscription, HILL. Father Walter M. 1890-1945; Mother Gladys B. 1889-1976..

    2. [S341] WW II - Draft Registration Cards (Ancestry), Walter Martin Hill; Roll: 30955_165818; Local board: Freeport , Illinois (accessed 8 Nov 2010).

    3. [S306] WW I - Draft Registration Cards (Ancestry), Walter M. Hill; Registration Location: Stephenson County, Illinois; Roll: 1642743; Draft Board: 0 (accessed 9 Nov 2010).

    4. [S264] Illinois: Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, (accessed 1 Jan 2012). Hill, Walter M. and Huber, Gladys m. 25 Oct 1916, license 292, Stephenson.