Grant Ulysses Hillman

Male 1868 - 1945  (76 years)


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  • Name Grant Ulysses Hillman  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 28 Jul 1868  NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1945  Eureka, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Sunset Memorial Park, Eureka, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Notes 
    • Grant Ulysses Hillman came to California in search of the gold fields. He settled in the Orleans area and was one of the original crew that built the Orleans Bridge. With his savings, he bought land and established the Hillman Ranch. As one of the community leaders, he became a Deputy Sheriff for the County of Humbolt and maintained that position for a number of years while tending to his ranch. The Hillman Ranch was located on the east side of the Klamath River and contained orchards with various types of nuts, peaches, cherries, pears, apples, grapes and berries.
    Person ID I0756  DeanJul09
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2009 

    Father Thaddeus Cabiscus Sewarsaw Hillman,   b. 8 Mar 1841, Bradford Co Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1922, Fort Dick, Del Norte Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ellen Stafford,   b. 1848, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1890, Wallowa Co OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1867  Beatrice, Gage Co NE by Rev. L. F. Britt Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Family ID F0348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rosa Lee Ghent,   b. 28 Aug 1875, SW MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Jan 1892 
    Divorced Bef 1900  [7
    Family ID F0374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mattie Lydia TenEyke,   b. 22 Sep 1888, Ishi Pishi Indian Village, Somes Bar, Siskiyou Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1959, Eureka, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1915  Somes Bar, Siskiyou Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Esther Rebecca Marshall,   b. 17 Jun 1914, Hoopa, Humbolt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 2000, Sacramento Sacramento Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Vernon Jay Hillman,   b. 5 Jun 1916, Orleans, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1998, Eureka, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Lillian Idell Hillman,   b. 4 Jun 1917, Orleans, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1980, Eureka, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Orrell Elbert Hillman,   b. 22 Dec 1919, Orleans, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1994, Orleans, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Grace Lois Hillman,   b. 2 Sep 1921, Orleans, Humboldt Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1940, Oakland, Alameda Co CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     6. Vivian Vera Hillman
     7. Grant Ulysses Jr Hillman
     8. Curtis Ray Hillman
    Family ID F0146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S003210] Hillman, Zaccheus descendents prepared by Denise (Russell) Hunting(TracyDeVault).

    2. [S002604] Hillman, Thaddeus, Civil War Pension Application dated June30,1898.

    3. [S002155] 1870 US Census Hooker Twp Gage Co NE, Family 233.

    4. [S002721] DeVault.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 1, 2000

    5. [S003466] Hillman.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 2, 2000

    6. [S003995] Smith, Helen D. letter May 19, 2000(Tracy DeVault).

    7. [S059605] DeVault, Tracy, From Whence We Came, Tracy DeVault, (self published Dec 31 2002).


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