Hill, Annis Avery (d. 1885)


Born in Connecticut, Annis Avery was the oldest daughter of Jonathan Avery, who had been a Minute Man and Orderly Sergeant in the Revolutionary War. Annis Avery married Caleb Hill in 1815 and they had eight children. Their oldest daughter married Thomas Riddle and they moved to Wauwatosa in 1835. When Hill was forty-four, her husband Caleb died. She traveled by covered wagon to Wauwatosa where she joined her daughter and son-in-law in 1844.