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Thomas M. Dill

8 June 1838–26 March 1915

Born 8 June 1838 at Carthage, Hamilton Co., Ohio.[1] Son of James Dill and Mary McCameron.[2] Taught school, by 1863.[3] Married Emily (Emma) Scott Sheehan, ca. 1865.[4] Responded to articles written by Eliza R. Snow and John Taylor in an article published in the Salt Lake Weekly Tribune, 13 Nov. 1875.[5] Corresponded with EBW, Oct.–Dec. 1875.[6] Principal of Findlay-Street School, by 1877, in Cincinnati.[7] Notary public, by 1880, in Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co.[8] Served as mayor of Lockland, Hamilton Co., 1884–1886.[9] Spent time in the Cincinnati workhouse for spousal abuse; divorced ca. 1889.[10] Died 26 Mar. 1915 in Cincinnati; buried at Reading, Hamilton Co.[11]       

 

[1] 1850 U.S. Census, Mill Creek, Hamilton Co., OH, Thomas Dill. 1900 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., OH, ED 303, p. 2B, Thomas Dill. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Thomas M. Dill, file no. 15624, microfilm 1983343, DGS 4021315, image 1414/3306, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 22 Jan. 2020), Thomas M. Dill (G92Y-MQS). 

[2] 1850 U.S. Census, Mill Creek, Hamilton Co., OH, Thomas Dill. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Thomas M. Dill, file no. 15624, microfilm 1983343, DGS 4021315, image 1414/3306, FHL.

[3] “U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863–1865,” database and images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed 2 June 2018), Thomas Dill. 1870 U.S. Census, Mill Creek, Hamilton Co., OH, p. 18, Thomas Dill. 

[4] 1870 U.S. Census, Mill Creek, Hamilton Co., OH, p. 18, Thomas Dill. Cuyahoga Co., OH, Probate Court Marriage Records, 1810–1941; Indexes, 1810–1952, p. 369, Summer S. Dill and Bessie E. Phillips, 15 Sept. 1902, microfilm 877936, DGS 4016948, image 237/615, FHL.

[5] “The Resurrection,” Salt Lake Weekly Tribune, 13 Nov. 1875, 5; Cincinnati Daily Times, 24 Nov. 1875, 2.

[6] EBW, Diary, 7 Oct. and 13 Dec. 1875.

[7] “Announcements,” Cincinnati Daily Star, 16 Jan. 1877, 4.

[8] 1880 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Carthage Village, Hamilton Co., OH, ED 97, p. 35D, Thomas M. Dill.

[9] History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio: Their Past and Present (Cincinnati: S. B. Nelson, 1894), 435–437. “A Victim of Poetry,” Cincinnati Enquirer, 25 Sept. 1889, 8.

[10] “A Victim of Poetry,” Cincinnati Enquirer, 25 Sept. 1889, 8. “Ohio News,” Dayton Daily Herald, 28 Sept. 1889, 1. “A Look at Doing Time in Cincinnati: The Workhouse Jail Registers,” University of Cincinnati Libraries, LiBlog (https://libapps.libraries.uc.edu/liblog/2013/07/a-look-at-doing-time-in-cincinnati-the-workhouse-jail-registers/, accessed 3 Oct. 2019).

[11] Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Thomas M. Dill, file no. 15624, microfilm 1983343, DGS 4021315, image 1414/3306, FHL. “Thomas M. Dill,” Reading Protestant Cemetery, Reading, Hamilton Co., OH, Find a Grave, posted 27 July 2009, memorial no. 39951306 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 29 May 2018).