John Hill

M, (circa 1630 - 23 January 1717/18)
Father-Biological*John Hill b. c 1602, d. 31 May 1664
Mother-Biological*Frances Tilden
Family Lines
Roy Line
Last Edited=2 May 2023
     John Hill was born circa 1630 at Chard, Somersetshire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of John Hill and Frances Tilden.

John Hill married Hannah Johnson circa 1653 at Massachusetts.3,4,1 In 1657, he joined a group who purchased a large tract of land from the Indians beyond Medfield, which later became Sherborn.3,4

John Hill married Elizabeth Thorpe, daughter of Henry Thorpe, circa 1693 at Sherborn, Massachusetts.1,3 John wrote his will on 10 December 1717 at Sherborn, Massachusetts. He mentions his children: Abigail and her husband, James Adams; Samuel; Ebenezer; John; Elazar; and Mary.3 He died on 23 January 1717/18 at Sherborn, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5

Children of John Hill and Hannah Johnson


  1. Muse, Jeanne. Family Group Sheets of the Ancestry of Jeanne Muse. Ashville, North Carolina: manuscrip, 20 August 1995.
  2. Harding, Glen F. A Record of the Ancestry, Family and Descendants of Abraham Harding. Ogden, Utah: Glen F. Harding M.D, 1979.
  3. Bartlett, Joseph G. John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., 1633. Boston: Lew C. Hil, 1904.
  4. Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886. Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887.
  5. Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts. Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1851.