Israel Hill

M, #16988, (circa 1648 - 1676)
Last Edited=14 May 2023
     Israel Hill was born circa 1648 at Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of John Hill and Frances Tilden. Israel was a carpenter.2 He served in King Philip's War on garrison duty at Medfield and Wrentham, Massachusetts.2,3,1 He was killed in battle in 1676.2 Administration on the estate of Israel Hill, "slain by the heathen in the country's service," was given to his brother Ebenezer Hill, July 31, 1677. The inventory mentions a sword and belt, and carpenter's tools.2


  1. Muse, Jeanne. Family Group Sheets of the Ancestry of Jeanne Muse. Ashville, North Carolina: manuscrip, 20 August 1995.
  2. Bartlett, Joseph G. John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., 1633. Boston: Lew C. Hil, 1904.
  3. Bodge, George Madiso. Soldiers in King Philip's War. Boston: privately printed, 1891.