I would very much appreciate help to find the ancestry of this David Hill:
b. 1760/65 prob. Nova Scotia/MA/Maine (date based on census records)
d. bef. 1850 census, prob. Colchester, Chittenden Co VT; possibly enroute to Indiana/Illinois, possibly Chicago area. In the Bridgeport Twp, Cook Co IL census, Betsey (Brownell) Hill is likely the female aged 50 - under 60. Betsey was born 24 Mar 1780, and so recently turned 60 years old. This census shows that David Hill is not living with her, probably died prior to this June 1840 census. Did he die in Vermont, along the way west, or in Chicago prior to this census?
m. prob. 1798 Chittenden Co VT
Elizabeth ("Betsey") BROWNELL
b. 24 Mar 1780, prob Canaan Litchfield Co CT
dau. of Ichabod BROWNELL (1750-1814)
and Elizabeth Stanley (c.1755-1841)
desc of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins
d. 13 Jul 1855, Chicago, Cook Co IL
bur. Oakwood Cem Chicago, Cook Co IL
In Oct-Nov 1780, David Hill (with Phineas Hill and Solomon Hill) fought in Ebenezer Allen's Regiment, Captain Samuel Williams' Company, in Oct-Nov 1781 with Phineas Hill in Thomas Hill's Regiment in the VT militia during the American Revolution. [Frances Henry Hill and Dorothy Hill Blust, Alonzo Hill and Susan Elizabeth Northern: Their Antecedents and Afterclaps (Brown Co Gen Soc 1982).] Allen, Ira: 24 Nov 1792 agreement with David Hill and William Munson to lease Burlington sawmill. In a biographical record of Ichabod Brownell Hill, son of Vilentia, David Hill "came from County Antrim, Ireland and settled in VT before the AmRev; he was a physician and surgeon by profession and did some service in that line at the battle of Plattsburg." According to Eva M. Hamilton, her grandfather David Hill's father is an aristocrat from Ulster Ireland.