Polly Hill

Female 1808 - 1892  (84 years)


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  • Name Polly Hill  [1
    Born 23 Jan 1808  Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Nov 1892  Mannsville, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 84 years 
    Person ID I85180  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Hiram Wheeler,   b. 6 Jun 1804, Saratoga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1890, Mannsville, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1828 
    Children 
     1. James Allen Wheeler,   b. 8 Oct 1828, Mannsville, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1893, Horseheads, Chemung, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Sarah M Wheeler,   b. 2 Feb 1835, Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1908, Mannsville, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Mary E Wheeler,   b. 30 Dec 1839, Mannsville, Jefferson Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Ira Fayette Balch  m. 18 Mar 1860
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F60033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 22, 1892 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Holly Hill Wheeler was born in the tow n of Lorraine, January 24, 1808 and died November 1, 1892. She was married to Hiram Wheeler January 24, 1828. She died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Balch, on the same farm where she commenced her married life. Soon after her marriage she xvas converted under the labors of Jesse Penfield and was by him baptized in the creek near the old mill in Mannsville. They both went down into the water and she kneeling secured baptism by Father Penfield pouring water upon her head, and immediately the Holy Spirit came upon her, and though of a quiet temperament, she clapped her hands, shouted and praised God, and there are some living who say her face did shine with a heavenly brightness. She joined the M. E. church in Mannsville and of which she continued to be a consistent member until her transfer to the church triumphant in glory. She died well.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2262] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Book Title: Genealogy of the Balch families in America.