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Clement Hill[1]

Male 1757 - 1836  (~ 79 years)

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  • Name Clement Hill 
    Born circa 1757  [2
    • Clement, in his declaration for military pension made in 1832, stated that he was 75 years old
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1776  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    in his declaration for pension, Clement stated he was a resident of Fairfax at the outbreak of the war, but moved to Rockbridge County soon thereafter 
    Military Apr 1779  Rockbridge County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Revolutionary War Service: enlisted under Captain Wallace April 1779, for term of 18 months; private then corporal for 15 months. 
    • Per his pension declaration: Enlisted April 1779, for term of 18 months. He served out his term, and was discharged. He was a corporal for 15 months of his service.
      He stated that after enlisting, he marched under Captain Adam Wallace to Fredericksburg, where he drew arms and clothes, and then marched to Pittsburgh. He was at that place in the 11th Virginia Regiment of the Virginia State Line, commanded by Col. Abrm. Buford. the Regiment stayed in Pittsburgh 'until spring.' Clement was then placed in the company commanded by Capt. Hard(?). He then marched in the direction of Charleston, South Carolina. They did not reach Charleston before the British and Torres took possession of ?, which prevented the company from getting to Charleston. They then retreated on the opposite side of ? River to L______ Ferry, where they lay until Col. Buford came up with the balance of troops form Pittsburgh. Immediately the news came that Col. Tarlton was coming up. Buford retreated towards Virginia, but was mistaken by Tarlton and defeated at a a place near the hanging rock, South Carolina. Clement stated he was not in the action, but was on prison guard commanded by John Bowen(?), who had the charge of about 24 prisoners, almost all Torres.
      Clement stated that the army reunited at Hillsborough, North Carolina, and then marched to Chesterfiled courthouse, Virginia. They then marched back to Hillsborough, to guard Gen. Gates. Clement was discharged at Hillsborough, on October 25, 1780.
    Military 25 Oct 1780  Hillsborough, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement discharged from service in Capt. Wallace's company at expiration of term of service 
    Military 1781 
    late winter, 1781, volunteered in company of Capt. Thomas Logwood, Buford County 
    Military 15 Mar 1781  Guildford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement engaged at the battle of Guilford Courthouse this date 
    Property Jun 1797  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill, of GCo, purchased 35 acres on Sugar Creek from Moses and Mary Dooley of GCo, for the sum of 18 pounds ; land part of the 500 acres patented to Moses Dooley; names in land desc: John Hutcherson, Adams, Dooley; John Douglas one of witnesses 
    • Garrard County, Kentucky
      June 1797
      Garrard County Kentucky Deed
      Moses Dooley, and his wife Mary, of Garrard County, grantors, to Clement Hill, of Garrard County. June 1797. 18 pounds current money of Kentucky. 35 acres on Sugar Creek - part of the 500 acres patented in Moses Dooley's name.
      Names mentioned in land description: John Hutcherson land on the south, Adams on the west, Dooley on the north.
      Witnessed by 3 people, one of whom was John Douglas.
      Deed Book A, page 3.


      *note - Moses Dooley's son married Mary Ann's sister
    Misc 1799  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Barren County formed from parts of Green and Warren Counties 
    Individual Note Apr 1799  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On motion of John Hutcherson, Garrard County Court ordered Clement Hill, James Sellars, George Douglass, and Jos. Utman, or any three, to survey road from mouth of Sugar Creek to Lancaster by way of Judson and report the convenience/inconveniences to court 
    • Garrard County, Kentucy
      April 1799
      1799: April term of court. George Douglas was one of three persons who surveyed road from mouth of Sugar Creek to Lancaster by way of Judson. Other surveyors were Clement Hill and James Sellars. (Forrest Calico book, page 51)(Garrard County Order Book 1, page 117)

      "On the motion of John Hutcherson it was ordered that Jos Utman, George Douglass, Clemant HIll and James Sellers or any three view the best and most convenient way for a road from the mouth of Sugar Creek to Lancaster and report the conveniance and inconveniances thereof to the court."
    Property 16 Apr 1799  Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clemont Hill made entry, #2907, on Little Barren watercourse 

    • "The Times of Long Ago, Barren County, Kentucky" (John P. Morton & Co.), page 25-6, in chapter VII, discussing history of the first pioneers, author Franklin Gorin writes that "the center of the next settlement above was Edmund Rogers' near Edmunton. Around him were .... the Hills."
    Property 4 May 1799  Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    survey conducted for Clement Hill, grantee of 200 acres land grant on Little Barren River watercourse 
    Tax Rolls 1800  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Clement Hill listed on tax records for the year 1800 in Barren County
    Property Nov 1804  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill made land entry 
    • BARREN CO - ORIGINAL LAND ENTRIES
      Nov 1804: #'s 722 through 739: Henry Temple, Benjamin Poe, no name shown, Samuel Kelley, Leonard Reed, Daniel Pitchford, William Pitchford, Tho Durbin, Edmund Johnston, George Reed, John Allen, Mathias Whitson, Clement Hill, James Curtis, Ranol Harlow, Howell Doddy, John Phelps, David Cook
    Individual Note Apr 1806  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mentioned in following Barren Co court order: "Davie Lyons, Clement Hill, William Runyon & Abraham Dickson- road from near Robert Rhea's plantation to intersect with saltworks Road which leads to Kirkpatrick's settlement." 
    Residence 1810  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill enumerated on census as head of household with 2 males under the age of 2, 1 age 16-25, 1 age 45 and over, 2 females age 10-15, 2 age 15-25, and 1 age 45 and over in the home; no slaves 
    Property 15 Apr 1818  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    survey conducted for Clement Hill's land grant of 200 acres in Barren County, no water course listed 
    Individual Note 4 Jul 1818  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edmd Rogers moved that Barefoot Runnion, Dnl Griggs, Ben. Clark & Clement Hill (any 3) view road from Edmonton towards Burkesville, and another road from Edmonton towards Jackson's Ferry on Cumberland R to intersent road from Hardy's shop & Nunn's tanyard 
    Residence 1820  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clermont Hell enumerated on census as head of household with 2 males age 16-25, 1 age 45 and over, 2 females age 16-25, and 1 age 45 and over in the home; 3 engaged in agriculture; no slaves 
    Individual Note 1820  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Road Surveyor: Clement Hill surveyor of 2nd precinct of Hardy's Smith Shop Road from shop to where the east Columbia road intersected HSS Road 
    • "Barren County Kentucky Road Survey Book" by Sandra K. Gorin and Vivian Rousseau. Copyright 1990, Sandra K. Gorin.
      1820
      HARDYS SMITH SHOP ROAD: Road Docket 1820
      1st precinct: James Stockton Surveyor of the 1st precinct of Hardys Smith Shop Road from Hamiltons Mill Road to the said Shop.
      2nd precinct: CLEMENT HILL Surveyor of the Hardys Smith Shop Road from said Shop to where the East Columbia road intersects that road.
      3rd precinct: John Branstetter Surveyor of the Hardy Smith Shop Road from where the East Columbia road intersects the same to the Monroe County line at the Marowbone Spring.
    Individual Note 1822  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Road Surveyor: Clemt. Hill surveyor of 1st precinct of the Nunn's Road from west end .... to where it intersects with Clarks Road; leads from Edmunton to Burksville, 15 feet wide. 
    Individual Note 1823  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Road Surveyor: a "George Hill" now surveyor of the 1st precinct of Nunn's Road from Clarkes Road leading from Edmunton to Birksville to the west end of Wm. Nun's land. 18 feet wife. Same in 1824 & 1825. Clement possibly replaced by son??? 
    Individual Note 1824  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A CAREY HILL Surveyor of the 1st precinct of Nuns Road from Clarks road [leading from Edmunton to Birksville] to the West end of Nuns Lane. Also a GEORGE HILL Surveyor of the 1st precinct of the Nun's road from the Clarkes Road leading from Edmunton to Birksville to the West end of Wm. Nuns land 18 feet wide. 
    Individual Note 1826  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cary Hill surveyor of 1st precinct of Nunn's Road from Clark's Road leading to Edmunton to Burksville to the west end of Nunn's land. 18 feet. ??? same section of road for which Clement had been surveyor. Is this another son??? 
    Property 1828  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill mentioned as adjacent land owner in a survey conducted for William Smith on Middle Fork; Geo Lyons, CH, O'Bannon adjacent land owners, Granville Whitlock & Elijah Edwards, CC, pleasant Whitlock housekeeper, Wm. Edwards, marker 
    Residence 1830  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill enumerated on census as head of household with 1 male age 70-79, 2 females age 20-29, and 1 age 50-59 in the home; no slaves 
    Individual Note 24 Jan 1831  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    see Barren County Minute Book 5. Different date for declaration; stated he was 73; previously had 2 grown sons living with him, now insane daughter Rebecca, infirm wife, and niece of his wife, Martha Bagby, with him 
    • Clement Hill's testimony, in support of application for pension, is also found in Barren County, Minute Book 5, dated January 24, 1831, as follows:

      Clem HILL appeared 24 Jan 1831. Stated he was 73 years old. Enlisted for 18 months on or about 25 April 1779 in VA in company commanded by Captain Adam WALLIS in VA in the regiment commanded by Col Abraham BRIFORD, Continental line. Continued to serve until the 25th day of Oct 1780 when discharged in Hillsborough NC. He is late in applying because he just heard about his right to receive a pension.

      About 6-8 years ago he was in the possession of a small farm and previously had 2 grown sons living with him. List of possessions:

      66 2/3 acres of land $182.50
      1 loom @ $7.00
      30 barrels of corn @ $30.00
      1 grind stone @ $1.00
      1 reel @ $1.00
      1 flax wheel @ $1.50
      1 cotton wheel @ $2.00
      7 old chairs @ $1.75
      1 dressing table @ $1.00
      1 chest @ $1.50
      1 table @ $2.00
      1 bureau @ $6.00
      1 cupboard & furniture @ $19.00
      Kitchen furniture @ $10.00
      12 hogs @ $11.00
      7 head of cattle @ $38.00
      1 head of horses @ $22.00
      Farming tools @ $24.25
      1 Waggon @ $70.00
      Total: $533.00

      Since March 18th - following changes made.
      Sold 100 acres of land in Barren Co to John LAWRENCE (1826) in money $228.
      Sold 100 acres of land to Samuel MORRIS about 1827 - $150 in cash bonds.
      From this money he paid $60 for a just debt owed to Caira HILL ($50). Paid money owed to George HILL and the remaining $10 paid a doctor's bill for his daughter who is deranged ($20).

      Stated he Is a farmer, old and infirm, not able to labor. Has daughter Rebecca age abt 26 yrs who is insane. Has niece of his wife named Martha BAGBY about 13 yrs old. Wife is old and infirm, not able to do much work. Daughter can't work because of insanity. Martha has a malady on her head.

      End of testimony.
    Individual Note 17 Sep 1831  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clement Hill, 75 years old, resident of Barren County, made declaration for RWar pension 
    Individual Note 1835  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clem Hill, 77 years old, listed on pension rolls; served as private in Virginia militia; receives $60 annual allowance; placed on rolls March 1, 1833, pension commenced March 4, 1831 
    Died 2 Jul 1836  [3
    Person ID I64019  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 

    Family Mary Ann Douglass,   b. 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Mar 1784  Lincoln County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bond:
      Clement Hill and James Smith bound in the sum of 50 punds current money. Pending marriage of Clement Hill and Maryann Douglass. Dated 17 March 1784.
      Sealed and delivered in presence of Willis Green.
      Clement Hill X his mark
      James Smith signed.
    Clement Hill Marriage Bond
    Clement Hill Marriage Bond
    Children 
     1. Carey Hill,   b. 1800-1810,   d. 1836-1840  (Age 30 years)
     2. Frances Hill,   b. 1787, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850-1860  (Age 73 years)
     3. Rebecca Hill
     4. Daughter Hill,   b. 1785-1795
     5. Daughter Hill,   b. 1785-1795
     6. Living
     7. Daughter Hill,   b. 1795-1800
     8. Daughter Hill,   b. 1795-1800
     9. Son Hill,   b. 1800-1810
     10. Son Hill,   b. 1800-1810
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F9738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Revolutionary War Soldier
    Revolutionary War Soldier

  • Sources 
    1. [S19084] Citation Text: Kentucky Marriages, 1802 - 1850 (ancestry). See also,will of George Douglass, naming.

    2. [S19085] Citation Text: Pension Papers, declaration of Clem, made in 1832, states he was 75 years old.

    3. [S19086] Citation Text: Mary's declaration in pension papers gives date of death for Clement.


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