Vitals: Capt. John Dixon & Margaret Marshall Hill

Capt. J.D. & Margaret Hill with son John W. & daughter Mary on Adams Twp., PA, farm

Captain John Dixon (1824-1915) b. Slippery Rock, Butler Co., PA; r. Adams Twp., Butler Co. (son of William & Sarah Barbour  Hill; Retail clerk, Teacher, & Farmer)

Cpt. John D. Hill in GAR uniform

Cpt. John D. Hill in GAR uniform

-military: Surgeon’s Assistant GAR Civil War, Co. A, 169th Reg. PA Infantry (1862-1863)
-buried: Mars Cemetery, Mars, Butler Co., PA (See “Show map” for GPS at MC)

Married: 1850 (Two children* to Margaret Stewart Thorn (d. 1855), probably a sister to Clane Thorn, J.D.’s sister’s husband.)

Margaret Sarah Marshall (1831-1915) b. Lawrence Co., PA; r. Butler Co. (daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Marshall; Homemaker)
-buried: Mars Cemetery

Married: 1857


  1. William Walter* (1851-1935) (m. Jennie Galbraith)
    -buried: Mars Cemetery
  2. Mary Anne* (1853-1902) (probably named after her aunt, a sister to J.D.’s sister; m. Robert Thompson Love, 9 children)
  3. Joseph Marshall (1858-1939) b. Butler Co.; r. Allegheny Co. (m. Alice Moon; my great-grandparents)
    -buried: Allegheny Co. Memorial Park, PA
  4. Charles (1859-?) did he die in infancy?
  5. Francis “Frank” Leroy (1860-1946) (m. Sadie B____)
    -buried: Mars Cemetery
  6. John Wallace (1863-1946) (m. Ella M____)
    -buried: Mars Cemetery
  7. Quincey Adams (1865-1871 died in childhood)


Family tradition, Cemetery records from Cross Roads and Mars Cemeteries and Allegheny Memorial Park

Janelle. e-mail. 16 Nov. 2016

“John & Margaret Hill.” 10 Sept. 2018

Kay Harrison. “Descendants of John Marshall.” 19 March 2014. e-mail

“Hill Family, Mercer Co.” 22 April 2010

Patricia Hill, Natrona Hgts./Saxonburg, PA. e-mail. 20 Feb. 2004

“Slippery Rock Twp.” History of Butler Co., PA, 1883. Chp.42.

“William Walter Hill. Find-a-Grave. 10 Nov. 2016

Various Public Member Family Trees.



Last revised: 1/7/20

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