Francis John Hill (1879 - 1949)

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Francis John Hill
1879 - 1949
updated July 29, 2019
Francis John Hill was born in 1879 in Richmond, Australia. He was born to Hill Francis Hill, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Tongala, Australia at 70 years of age.


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Francis John Hill

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Francis Hill was born in in Richmond, Australia


Francis Hill died in in Tongala, Australia

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Hill Francis Hill

Tongala, Australia

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Thomas Edwin Hill

Richmond, Australia
Ellen Brown Hill

Richmond, Australia


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Francis John Hill died in 1949 in Tongala, Australia at age 70. He was born in 1879 in Richmond, Australia. He was born to Hill Francis Hill, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1879 - 1949 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that Francis John Hill was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1880, by the time he was merely 1 year old, in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1908, at the age of 29 years old, Francis was alive when unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1932, at the age of 53 years old, Francis was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1949, in the year of Francis John Hill's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Other Francis Hills

Francis William Hill
around 1923 - Sep 4, 1944
Francis William Hill
around 1892 - Apr 24, 1915
Francis William Hill
around 1883 - Jul 1, 1916
Francis Septimus Hill
around 1892 - Mar 28, 1918
Francis Rowland Hill
around 1911 - Jul 13, 1945
Francis Peter Hill
around 1907 - Sep 2, 1943
Francis Miller Hill
Died: Apr 18, 1918
Francis Lionel Hill
Died: Jan 21, 1916
Francis John Hill
around 1920 - Sep 19, 1942
Francis John Hill
around 1882 - Mar 30, 1917
Francis James Thomas Hill
around 1884 - Nov 16, 1918
Francis Ignatius Roy Hill
Died: Nov 29, 1944
Francis Henry Lovell Hill
around 1914 - Jul 11, 1944
Francis Henry Hill
around 1909 - Feb 6, 1944
Francis Hector Hill
around 1895 - Apr 11, 1918
Francis Harry Hill
around 1900 - Jan 20, 1942
Francis Harold Hill
around 1901 - Aug 15, 1943
Francis H. Craig Hill
Died: Mar 24, 1918
Francis George Hill
around 1924 - Jan 26, 1945
Francis Donald Hill
around 1923 - Dec 8, 1941

Other Hills

Hill Francis Hill

Tongala, Australia
Rowland Hill
1883 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Phoebe Annette Hill
1927 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Allan Sydney Muir Hill

Wgul, Australia
Alex Hutton Hill

Wgul, Australia
Mary Hill
1860 - 1949
N & Chill, Australia
Milligan James Hill

N & Chill, Australia
Elizabeth Barden Hill

N & Chill, Australia
Ernest Samuel Hill
1877 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Henry Joseph Hill
1900 - 1949
Yallourn, Australia
George Frederick Hill
1877 - 1949
Melbourne, Australia
Hill Thomas Hill

Ywonga, Australia
Emily Sarah Osborne Hill

Ywonga, Australia
Laura Jane Hill
1885 - 1950
Sham, Australia
Hanna Mccarthy Hill

Sham, Australia
Frederick Edward Hill
1873 - 1950
Parkville, Australia
Richard Hill

Parkville, Australia
Grace Cameron Hill

Parkville, Australia
Hubert Vane Hill
1883 - 1950
Adale, Australia

Other Bios

Hill Francis Hill

Tongala, Australia
James Dirling Hutson
1880 - 1949
Gongala, Australia
Hutson James Dirling Hutson

Gongala, Australia
Anne Fahey Hutson

Gongala, Australia
Charles Ernest Nunn
1890 - 1949
Tongala, Australia
Nunn Thomas Nunn

Tongala, Australia
Arabella Prince Nunn

Tongala, Australia
Phillip Charles Rothwell
1905 - 1949
Tongala, Australia
Rothwell Septimus Rothwell

Tongala, Australia
Amy Augusta Milton Rothwell

Tongala, Australia
Horace Samuel Jewell
1878 - 1949
Toora, Australia
Jewell John Jewell

Toora, Australia
Harriet Danson Jewell

Toora, Australia
Lilian Matilda Holdsworth
1880 - 1949
Toora, Australia
Keenan Peter Holdsworth

Toora, Australia
Matilda Brown Holdsworth

Toora, Australia
Ellen Hauxwell
1885 - 1949
Trafalgar, Australia
Hauxwell John Lowe Hauxwell

Trafalgar, Australia
Lance Sydney Ford
1899 - 1949
Trafalgon, Australia
Ford Edward Ford

Trafalgon, Australia
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