Descendants of Peter Hill


153. Mark Hill Dunnell

Dunnell, Mark Hill (1823-1904) — also known as Mark H. Dunnell — of Norway, Oxford County <>, Maine; Owatonna, Steele County <>, Minn. Born in Buxton, York County <>, Maine, July 2, 1823 <>. Republican. Lawyer <>; member of Maine state house of representatives <>, 1854; member of Maine state senate <>, 1855; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856 <>; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul in Veracruz <>, 1861-62; Minnesota superintendent of public instruction <>, 1867-70; U.S. Representative from Minnesota <> 1st District, 1871-83, 1889-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1892 <>. Died in Owatonna, Steele County <>, Minn., August 9, 1904 <>. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery <>, Owatonna, Minn.

156. Joseph Hill

Attended Bowdoin College. Principal of Bluehill Academy

135. Mark Hill

Rev. Mark Hill, born May 22, 1796; married Arvilla Ruggles of Vermont, Nov. 11, 1827. She was born Jan. 30, 1801 and died Aug. 12, 1871. He died Nov. 3, 1866. He was (that?) to the youngest of thirteen children all of who he survived. He was converted in the fall of 1817, and baptized by Rev. Clement Phinney, a free Baptist minister of Gorham. Feeling called to the ministry he spent two years in preparatory studies at an academy. In 1820 and 1821, he was principally engaged in teaching. He preached for a time in Maine and then emigrated to Vermont. In 1825, he bought a farm in Lyndon. In 1833, he moved to a farm in Sutton. In 1834 he was ordained to the ministry in Lyndon He preached chiefly in Sutton, Sherfield, Wheelock, Lyndon and South Barton. For twenty-five years he was clerk of the Wheelock Quarterly Meetings. His last public utterances were at an anti-slavery meeting. He died in Sutton, Vermont in his 70th year.