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Today In Genealogy History – March 25

Jesse Hill, Jr., died 163 years ago – March 25, 1850 – in Garrard County, Kentucky.  Jesse was the son of Jesse Hill and Jane Southern.  I have no information about marriage.  His siblings were Ephraim, John, Matilda, Perry, Sally, Isaiah, Frederick and Russell Hill.  Jesse was murdered on the Garrard County Courthouse steps by Hezekiah Evans.  He is buried in the old Hill graveyard.

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