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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Frederich Theodore Hill (Fritz Hill)

The Hill Family - Welcome, Texas family farm in the early 1900s.

Relationship to Randy Hill: Great Grandfather, paternal side

Frederich "Fritz" Theodore Hill was born in Marksuhl, Germany, January 27, 1858 (church records: "at the street"). He died in Welcome, Texas of throat cancer on January 29, 1921. Her married Minna Eben on  December 8, 1881. Minna was born January 26, 1863 to Frederich "Fritz" Eben and Johanna Christine Tutschke. Minna died on February 8, 1950.

[Fritz and Minnie Hill], Photograph, 1920; digital image, ( : accessed August 16, 2013), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting George Ranch Historical Park, Richmond, Texas.
 Photograph (copy) of an older woman and man. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Grandma [&] Grandpa Hill (Fritz [&] Minnie) parents of Hilda Linke early 1920's Taken near Welcome, Tx Fritz died around 1924 - before Leo Linke met their daughter. Minnie lived with the Linkes at their house on FM 762 until 1950". Mr. Hill, who has a long scraggly beard and mustache, is wearing dark striped pants, black jacket and vest, and white shirt. Mrs. Hill, who has her dark hair pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with ruffles at collar and down front to waist. She has a brooch pinned at the center of the collar. There is a plant in a tub seen behind the couple; large bare tree in center background, partial view of white wooden building in left background.

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