Michael was born on June 10, 1759 and baptized on June 10, 1759 in Sussex County, VirginiaHe was the son of Michael Hill and Mary Bell. After his father's death, James Bell became his guardian. In February 0f 1777, Michael joined the service with the consent of his guardian, James Bell and for one so young (eighteen) to have the wisdom to leave a will. He passed away in 1777 in Pennsylvania and buried there in an unmarked grave or a mass grave site. He was killed during the Revolution War. 
1759--- Michael Hill, son of Michael and wife, Mary -- Born: May 3, 1759. ----- REGISTER OF ALBEMARLE PARISH SURRY AND SUSSEX COUNTIES 1739-1778, compiled by Gertrude Richards, 1958, page: 192.
1759--- Michael Hill, son of Michael and wife, Mary Hill. -- Baptized: June 10, 1759 -- Godparents: George Robertson, Richard Hill, and Frances Threewitt ----- REGISTER OF ALBEMARLE PARISH SURRY AND SUSSEX COUNTIES 1739-1778, compiled by Gertrude Richards, 1958, page: 192.
1769 --- James Bell, Guardian of Michael Hill, son of Michael Hill --- Sussex County Orphans Docket to August Court 1769 ----- THE SOUTHSIDE VIRGINAN VOL. 6, #3, 1988, editors: Lyndon Hart and Christian Kolbe, page: 137.
1770 --- James Bell, guardian of Michael Hill, orphan and Elizabeth Mary Hill, orphan. ----- SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA VOL. #3, by Lyndon Hart and Christian Kolbe, 1988, page: 139.
1777 --- U. S. REVOLUTIONARY WAR ROLLS 1775-1783 --- Name: Michael Hill -- Gender: Male -- Military Date: July 10, 1777 -- Military Place: Virginia -- Regiment: 15 Regiment -- Rank: Private ---- Reference: Historical reg. Of Virginians in the Rev., soldiers, sailors and marines, 1775-1783. Ed. By John H. Gwathmey. Richmond, Va. 1938. (13, 872p.):377 ----- Source: Ancestry.com.
February 7, 1777/July 16, 1778 -- Cousin George Bell, son of James Bell, My land where Mildred Hilll now lives --- cousin Rebecka Bell, daughter of James Bell --- cousin James Bell, a slave now in the possession of George Rose and John Willis. Will Book: C, page: 309. ----- SUSSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILL BOOKS A-F 1754-1806, by William Hopkins, 1990.
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