Truman and Nancy (Ireland) Hills, brother George Hills, sons Roscoe T. and William A. Hills.

In 1860 Chautauqua County, New York, Truman 27 and Nancy P. 23 have Clara B. nine months.

In 1870 Chautauqua County, New York, Traman is 37, Nancy 33, with Clarrie 10 and Willie 3.

In 1885 York County, Nebraska, Truman is 52, Nancy P. 48, Willie A. 18, and Roscoe F. 7.

In 1899 Truman's brother George died in Denver, and Truman and son William went to bring his body to Sterling for burial

In 1900 Atwood precinct, Truman, born May 1833 and Nancy P, April 1837, bth New York, have been married 40 years.  They have William A., Oct 1866 New York, and Ethel - adopted daughter, Feb 1885 Nebraska.

In 1910 Delta County - Hotchkiss precinct -(wonder if that's related to Truman's sister Sarah who married a Hotchkiss) N.P is 73, widowed, born in New York, father Rhode Island, mother Massachusetts.  She's had four children, two living.

She's living with son W.A. 43, born in New York, and his wife M.A. 3, Kansas, their adopted son George G. 14 Colorado ,Walter A. 4, Colorado, and Jewel, 1.

In 1920 William A. 53 and Mamie N. 40 are back in Atwood precinct, Logan County, with Millard A. 13, Jewel E. 11. Ruby I. 9, Opal M. 7, Garnet F. 2, and nephew Harry G. Hills, 24, born in Nebraska.

Perry Goodwin Hills registered in Logan County, saying he was born Nov 16, 1896 in Atwood, Colorado, and was single.

In 1930 Yamhill County, Oregon, Mamie is 50, widowed, with Millard 23, Opal 21, Ruby 19, Opal 17, Garnet 12, and Cathyn, 9.

1934 "On July 22, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Byington in Newberg, Ore., Miss Edith May Howe and Mr. Millard A. Hills were united in marriage.  Mr. and Mrs. Hills will make their home in Portland where Mr. Hills is in the employ of the Byington Printing Co.  May their home prove to be a place where angels will delight to go. - J.W.Boynton in the Union Gleaner, an Adventist magazine.

In 1940 Portland, Oregon, Millard has a print shop, married to Edith M. Hills, 26, and they have William G. , 4.

In 1940 Los Angeles, Jewel, 30, is married to Royal Hibbard, 33, a plumber, and Garnet 22 and Goldyn 19 are living with them.  No occupations for the sisters.

Opal M. and Ruby are single, both nurses in Portland.

Millard Aaron Hills and Ethel Frances (Noyes) Hills 1910-1999 are buried in Friends Cemetery Yamhill County.  So is "Willie" Hills - 1866-1928.

Portland, Oregon- William (Bill) Gerald Hills, 73, died April 17, 2009 in Providence St. Vincent Medical Center after suffering a stroke.

His family and friends will honor him on Saturday at the Forest Grove Armory at 1 p.m. for a celebration of life.

Born on May 16, 1935, to Millard and Edith Hills, he grew up in Newberg and lived in the Hillsboro-North Plains area for the past 33 years.

In 1958 he married the love of his life, Janet Fisher.

His passion for automobiles started at an early age and grew to working in the motor pool/MASH unit while serving his country in Korea. After his discharge in 1960, he co-founded S and H Auto Repair in Beaverton. A few years later he bought out his partner and continued running one of the largest private repair shops in the area.

His car club activity started with high school buddies in the Coachman Car Club, then later with the Rose City Model T Club, HACO, Speedster, V-8 and more.

He always included his family in all activities and truly enjoyed life.

Survivors include Jan, his loving wife of 51 years; sons Scott and Stacey; daughters Sheril and Amber; and eight grandchildren.

Mr. Hills genuinely touched many lives and will be greatly missed by all.


Millard, born in Atwood, married Ethel Francis Noyes in 1970 in Oregon, died in Beaverton Oregon in 2001 at age 95.


In 1888 the Adventist Instructor "We have a letter from York Co., Neb., written by Roscoe T. Hills.  It reads: 'I am a boy ten years old.  I do not go to Sabbath-school because it is too far away.  Mamma and I study our lessons every Sabbath.  I study in Book No. 2.  I am in the fourth grade at day school.  I like to read the Instructor, and send money to renew my subscription, for I cannot get along without it.  After I read the papers, I send them to others to read.  We expect to sell out here and go to Colorado, but my greatest desire is to secure a home with Jesus in the new earth.'"

Roscoe T. Hills, 18, married Minnie Wynkoof, 16, at Sterling June 19, 1895.  The ceremony was performed by W.L. Bailey, Methodist minister of Sterling.

In 1900 Roscoe Hill, born Aug 1877 in Nebraska, parents born in New York, is in Iliff precinct, married to Minnie F. born March 1879 in Kansas.  They have Perry G. Nov 1895 and Myrtie W. Jan 1897, both Colorado.

Minnie married Albert Gallington Herndon December 1907 in North Platte, Nebraska, per one tree.

In 1910 Phillips County Alvert and Minnie have been married two years., and the have an eleven-year-old servant Emma North, and Alvert's father Austin Herndon, 76, is also with them.

Minnie Florence Herndon, born Mar 11, 1879 in Kansas to John Winkoop and Jane Hayes, died Aug 13, 1955 in Lemhi County, Idaho.

In 1900 John Wynkoop is in Logan County, born Jan 1837 in Indiana, married 34 years to Nancy J., born June 1844 in Ohio, and Charles H. Wynkoop born April 1881 in Kansas.

John Wynkoop (Civil War Pension) and his wife Nancy Jane Hays... (he) born Logansport Ind.  m Sept 17, Palermo, Kansas.
Moved from Wathena to Robinson, Kans in 1871 and then to Sterling, Colo, in 1888.
(Names 4 children: Sheridan b Nov 24, 1867;    Lizzie E. b Apr 8
1870;  Minnie F. b Mar. 11, 1879;   Charles H. b Apr 5 1881;).

John Wynkoop d. Dec 30 1912 Sterling Colo.  She declared for a widow's
pension Jan 14, 1913, Denver, Colo.  Her address was 612 Marion St.

JOHN WYNKOOP, blacksmith and wheelwright, came to Kansas in February, 1865, and located at Wathena. He moved from Wathena to Robinson, where he has since resided. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, also of Robinson Lodge No. 158, A. F. & A. M. and Robinson Lodge No. 98 I. O. O. F. Mr. Wynkoop participated in the War of the Rebellion as a member of Company C, First California Cavalry. He enlisted at Folsom, Cal., in August, 1861, and was mustered out at Las Cruses, New Mexico, September 7, 1864. His regiment did duty in Arizona and New Mexico and Western Texas, and was principally employed against the hostile Indian tribes. He participated in the battles of Pino Alto, Deadman's Hole and numerous other engagements. He was born in Cass County, Ind., January 1, 1837. He lived in his native State but a short time when his parents removed to Franklin County, Ohio, where Mr. Wynkoop resided until his nineteenth year when he removed to Van Buren County, Iowa, where he resided two years, then went to Sacramento County, Cal., where he resided until he entered the United States Army, after his discharge from the service he went to Fort Union, N. M., where he lived three months and was in the Government employ working at his trade; at the expiration of his time he came to Kansas. He was married in Wathena, in September, 1865, to Miss N. J. Hayes, a native of Ohio. They have four children living, whose names are: Sheridan, Eliza E., Minnie Florence and Charles. Mr. Wynkoop is well known by his fellow townsmen as a first class mechanic and has all the work he can do, and is highly spoken of by his neighbors.

In 1910 Logan County John is 73, Nancy J. 64, and they have Charles H. 29.

One tree said Charles Hays Wynkoop born April 5, 1881, married Margaret McMannamin, no children, and died in Sheridan Wyoming in 1924 as a  result of an auto accident.

In 1920 Nancy J. is widowed, and Victor S. Wilson and Elizabeth E. Wilson are living with her.

Nancy Jane Wynkoop, 1844-1930 and John Wynkoop 1837-1912 are buried in Sterling Riverside.

Myrtle W. Kraxberger, 22, is married to Arthur E. Kraxberger, 31, in 1920 Logan County.  They're in Sterling in 1930, where A. E. is an insurance salesman, and they have Paul M. 2 and Elizabeth Ann 1.

Arthur and Myrtle are buried in Forest Lawn, Cypress, California