1J. Gardner Bartlett, John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., and His Descendants, NEHGR Vol. 58, pp. 238-239 (Jul 1904).
"21. DAVID4 HILL (Ebenezer,3 John,2 John1), born June 1, 1694, was a husbandman and resided in Holliston, and later in Bellingham, where he died in 1745. On Mr. a9, 1744-5, David Hill, yeoman, of Bellingham, conveyed eight acres of meadow in Wrentham to his two sons John and Isaac, both of Holliston. (Suffolk Co. Deeds.) Oct. 15, 1745, John Hill, of Holliston, was appointed administrator of the estate of his father David Hill, late of Bellingham. Settlement papers name sons John and Isaac, daughter Mary and daughter Huldah Aldrich (Suffolk Co. Probate). he married, Dec. 17, 1716, Sarah, born Feb. 11, 1694-5, daughter of Lieut. Samuel and Mary (Bass) Thayer of Mendon.
i. John,5 b. Sept. 16, 1717; was a husbandman, and lived in Holliston until about 1754, when he settled in Mendon, where he resided some years and then removed to Warwick. He served in the Crown Point expedition of 1755, in Capt. John Jones's Co., as "centinel," from Apr.5 to Sept. 8, and as Sergeant, from Sept. 9 to Dec. 17. He also served in Capt. John Stebbins's Co., from July 26 to Aug. 18, 1756, when he was discharged, being sick at Fort edward. (Mass. Archives.) He m. June 4, 1744, Thankful, b. Feb. 8, 1718-19, dau. of Lieut. Joshua and Mercy (Fairbanks) Underwood of Sherborn. Six children.
ii. ISAAC, b. Aug. 11, 1720; was a husbandman, and lived in Holliston, where he was selectman in 1759, 1764, and 1771. He acknowledged a deed on Feb. 24, 1773; and his heirs made an agreement on his estate on May 26, 1773, so he died in spring of that year. heirs mentioned: widow Lydia, eldest son Jonathan,6 and Whitney, Dorothy, Lydia and Susanna. (Middlesex Co. Probate.) He m. about 1743, Lydia, b. Mar. 3, 1712-13, dau. of Jonathan and Susanna Whitney of Sherborn. She d. before Apr. 3, 1780, when her real estate was divided. (Middlesex Co. Deeds.) Their third child, Whitney6 b. May 13, 1748, is called "joiner" or Housewright in deeds; lived in Holliston, where he d. July 26, 1800, having served in several campaigns in the Revolution (see Mass. Archives); m. Aug. 5, 1773, rachel, b. Apr. 29, 1754, dau. of Timothy and Ruth (Leland) Daniel of Sherborn, who. d. Sept. 7, 1850, aged 96 years; seven children.*
iii. MARY, b. July 12, 1724; probably m. Mar. 8, 1749-50, Jesse Thayer, in Smithfield, R. I.; no further record.
iv. HULDAH, b. Sept. 13, 1727; m. Mar. 21, 1745, Samuel Aldrich of Mendon, and settled in Uxbridge. They were members of the Friends Church in Smithfield, R. I. Ten children. (see R. I. Vital records.)."
Note that Sarah Thayer's mother is shown as Mary Butterworth according to another source.
1J. Gardner Bartlett Esq., John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., and His Descendants, NEHGR, Vol. 58, p. 238 (Jul 1904).
"21. DAVID4 HILL (Ebenezer3, John2, John1), born June 1, 1694, was a husbandman, and resided in Holliston and later in Bellingham, where he died in 1745.
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He married, Dec. 17, 1716, Sarah, born Feb. 11, 1694-5, daughter of Lieut. Samuel and Mary (Bass) Thayer of Mendon.".