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Charles A. Hill

CHARLES A. HILL, farmer, P. O. Tionesta, was born in Chenango county, N. Y., August 27, 1831, and is a son of Frederick and Eliza (Shaw) Hill, who settled in Warren county, Penn., in 1848. Mr. Hill was reared and educated in his native State, and located in Hickory township, this county, in 1849, where he worked in the woods for two years. In 1851 he embarked in the lumber business and also engaged in farming; with the exception of seven years he lived in Wisconsin, he has made his home in Hickory township since 1849. He was in the Civil war, enlisting August 11, 1862, in Company G, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Regiment, and participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and the Wilderness (being wounded in the latter engagement), and was honorably discharged on account of wounds, after two and one-half years service. He married, in 1848, Mary J., daughter of William and Nancy (Gates) Wolcott, of Hickory township, Forest Co., Penn., and they have seven children: Nancy J. (Mrs. Peter Lindal), Ida (Mrs. James Butler), Perry C., Truman L., Arnold W., Nettie M. and Minnie J. Mr. Hill is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Tionesta, the A. O. U. W., P. O. S. of A. and G. A. R. He has held several of the local offices in Hickory township, and has served one term as associate judge of Forest county. Politically he is a Republican, and a strong advocate of temperance.

Source: Page(s) 945, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed December 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

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