Contributed by Harrison
Description: Death of Fred Charles Hill Lighthouse KeeperDate: January 16 1950
Newspaper published in: Wilmington
Page/Column: Sussex Deaths
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware January 16, 1950 :
Fred Charles Hill, age 57, retired lighthouse keeper for the Coast Guard of Cape Henlopen, died in Beebe Hospital Sunday
night following a stroke. He was a 32nd degree Mason. His wife, former Hannah Mary Palmer, who he married 21 July 1914,
preceded him in death. She was daughter of Frank S. and Emma P. Palmer of Milton. Fred is survived by his father , Edward S.
Hill of Rehoboth, three brothers, John Wiltonn Hill of Tucson, Edward of Rehoboth, William Plummer Hill of Baltimore, five
sisters, Ruth of
Tucson, Mrs William Byrd and Mrs. Andy MacDonald, both of Baltimore, Mrs Harry Frazer of Lewes, and Mrs George Wilhelm of
Philadelphia. Fred Charles Hill is buried in Rehoboth Epworth Methodist Cemetery.