William Jesse Hill
He was born October 15, 1815 in Virginia and came to Alabama as a young child with his Father.
He served in the Mexican War and the Civil War (Confederate Army).
He died November 20, 1875 in Tennessee, was buried and later removed to Laurel Bluff, TN (near Hermitage Springs).
He was married to Rutha Burford in Appril of 1863 and they had several children, one of whom was my Grandfather.
It has been said in the family that he probably lived in Pike County, Alabama as a young man.
We do not know anything else about his early history.
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