- Birth Date
- 20 August 1816
- Death Date
- 4 January 1900
Archibald Newell Hill
Archibald traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Abraham O. Smoot/George B. Wallace Company in 1847. According to information submitted on New FamilySearch, Archibald’s wife Isabella Hood died at Winter Quarters in 1847.
Archibald and Isabella’s daughter, Rebecca Hood, traveled in the Brigham Young Company in 1848 with Archibald’s sister Mary Hill Bullock. Their son Samuel Hood traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with their grandparents, Alexander and Elizabeth Hill, in the John G. Smith Company in 1851.
In 1865, Archibald left for England on a mission. He returned home in 1867 with the Leonard G. Rice Company. He was the captain of the 1st ten. His surname is “Heel” in Jens Hansen’s diary. His occupation was a farmer.
Death date is confirmed by his burial record.
- Age at Departure: 30
- Age at Departure: 50
- Returning Missionary
- 1856 Utah Census.
- "A Pioneer's Funeral. Remains of Archibald N. Hill to be Laid to Rest Thursday," Deseret Evening News , 3 Jan. 1900, 2.
- "Archibald Hill Dies," The Salt Lake Herald , 3 Jan. 1900, 8.
- Book of the Pioneers, Book 1, p. 331
- Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company journal, 1847 June-September.
- Hansen, Jens, Diary, in Geneva Frost Gilbert, comp., Our Danish Heritage and Our Temple Work on the Peter Frost Family, 1899-June 1987 , 54.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 41.
- Kingsbury, Joseph C., Reminiscences, in Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, The book of the pioneers [ca. 1897].
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.