Thurman & Bessie Redmon Hill


Dr. Thurman R. Hill, b. 12 Jul 1889 in Sweetwater and died 17 Mar 1928 in San Barnadino, CA married Bessie Alice Redmon on 3 Jul 1911 in West Liberty, Jasper Co., IL. She was the daughter of Alexander Redmon & Martha McWilliams. Bessie was born 13 Jul 1885 in West Liberty, IL and died 19 Dec 1944 in Berkeley, CA. She is buried in Sunset View Cemetery. Bessie taught school in Menard County for a number of years before they moved to California.

Thurman was the son of Dr. Thomas Caldwell "T.C." Hill and Mollie Ida Hall. He had one brother, Dr. Thomas G. Hill, and one sister, Mary Pierce Hill Rathsack. He was a graduate of Chicago Veterinary School. Thurman and his family moved to California for the benefit of his health.

Thurman & Bessie were the parents of three children: Donald Mcwilliams Hill, Helen Louise and Mabel Virginia Hill. Thurman passed away at the age of approximately 35 years from tuberculosis and is buried at Mt. View Cemetery in San Bernadino, CA.


Submitted by Susan Hill Davis


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