Peleg Hill Family 
Bible

Contributed by the Durham Center Museum
Typed copy of family bible located in family file of the Durham Center Museum.   Retyped by Sylvia Hasenkopf


Bible printed in 1789
From a bible in the possession of Walter Smith, Kiskatom, NY in April, 1962

Peleg Hill b. Guilford, Conn., 1730, d. in Catskill March 29, 1812

Children of Peleg Hill:
Hyland Hill, b. Saybrook, Conn. November 8, 1759, d. Catskill April 21, 1846
James Hill
Richard Hill
Annie Hill
Peleg Hill
Dorcas Hill

Hyland Hill married Keturah Waterhouse June 25, 1785

Keturah Waterhouse b. Saybrook, Conn., April 18, 1767, d. Catskill, December 12, 1848

Their Children:
Hiland Hill b. January 25, 1786, d. October 10, 1788
John Hill b. 1787, d. 1788
Keturah Hill b. September 16, 1789
Temperance Hill b. October 24, 1791, d. December 13, 1800 Catskill
John A. Hill b. February 24, 1799, Catskill
Frederick Hill, b. December 4, 1801, Catskill, d. 1804
Mary Hill, b. May 4, 1806, Catskill, d. April 17, 1868, Port Jervis
Charles Hill, b. ? 28, 1807, Catskill, d. 1865, Brooklyn

Temperance Hill was drowned by falling off the wharf in Catskill on December 13, 1800. On the 22nd day of September 1801, was taken up and promptly buried although no visible proof was to be seen, it being so long under water that head and arms and feet were missing, we have no doubt of its being the same child.


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