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Ebenezer Hills

Male about 1676 - 1750  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Ebenezer Hills 
    Birth about 1676  East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will General Notes:From -- A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE
    RECORDS. 1745 to 1750.

    Page 367-8 Name: Ebenezer Hills, Sen. Location: East Hartford
    Will dated 19 May, 1732: I, Ebenezer Hills, Sen., of Hartford, do make this my last
    will and testament: I give to Abigail, my wife, the use of one room in my dwelling
    house and so much of the cellar as she shall stand in need of, with the improvement
    of 1-3 part of my barn. My will is that my wife have the 1/3 part of all my moveable
    estate to improve and also to dispose of if need be for her comfortable support,
    together with the improvement of 1-3 part of all my lands during her life. I give to
    my son William Hills all the right and title I have in and unto a large tract of land
    commonly called the Western lands, belonging unto the Towns of Hartford and
    Windsor, to be his own forever, which is his full portion. I give unto my daughter
    Abigail, the wife of Joseph Dewey, £5 out of my moveable estate, which is her full
    portion. I give unto my daughter Sarah, the wife of Samuel Roberts, £5 out of my
    moveable estate, being her full portion. I give unto my daughter Esther, the wife of
    Joseph Case, £5 out of my moveable estate, it being her full portion. I will unto my
    daughter Hannah Hills £40 out of my moveable estate, it being her full portion. I give
    unto my son Ebenezer Hills one piece of land within the bounds of Hartford (East
    Side), butts west on my son's own land, to run east half a mile the full breadth of my
    lott, lying on the north with the land belonging unto the heirs of Jonathan Hills decd.,
    on the south with the land of John Arnold, east on my own land, to be his own
    forever. I give unto my son Abraham Hills sundry pieces of land lying in the Town of
    Hartford (East Side): 4 acres in Hocanum meadow, and buts west partly on John
    Risley, partly on the school land, south on the way into the meadow, north on David
    Hill's land; one piece, 12 acres, butts east on the school land, west on the meadow,
    north on John Wadsworth, south on Mr. Porter his land; one piece more, about one
    acre, butts west on a highway, south on the school, north on John Arnold, with the
    dwelling house and barn standing on the same; one piece more, butting west on John
    Kilbourn's land, east on my son Ebenezer Hills's land, north on land belonging to the
    heirs of Lt. Jonathan Hills decd., south on John Arnold his land, being half a mile in
    length the whole breadth of my lott. I give all the rest of all my estate, real and
    personal, to my two sons Ebenezer and Abraham Hills, to be equally divided between
    them. I make and appoint Jonathan Hills and my son Ebenezer Hills executors.
    Witness: John Arnold, Jonathan Hills, John Vibbard.
    Ebenezer X Hills, Sen., ls.
    Court Record, Page 119--6 March, 1749-50: The last will and testament of Ebenezer
    Hills, late of Hartford decd., was now exhibited in Court by Capt. Jonathan Hills and
    Ebenezer Hills, executors.
    Will proven, ordered to be recorded and kept on file. 
    Death 12 February 1749/50  East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8305  Schirado
    Last Modified 6 March 2004 

    Father William Hills,   b. about 1640, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. August 1693, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Sarah Risley,   b. about 1641 
    Marriage about 1665 
    Family ID F5927  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Abigail Benjamin,   b. 27 April 1673, Wethersfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1755, East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Abigail Hills,   b. 10 December 1703, East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Ebenezer Hills,   b. 14 January 1707/8, East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 January 1772, East Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)
    +3. Hannah Hills,   b. 24 June 1716, Glastonbury, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5945  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S164] Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman, (Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1952).


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