b. 30 October 1854
  • Father: Saten b. 7 March 1830, d. between 1900 and 1910
  • Mother: Matilda b. circa 1836
  • Hilliard was born on 30 October 1854 in Montgomery County, Texas, at Greenwood plantation near old Danville.
  • Following emancipation, Hilliard adopted the name Hilliard Wood.
  • Saten and Matilda appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Other members of the household included Hilliard, Antony, Kizzy and Willis Sampson. Nephew Willis Sampson also is enumerated with his parents in Montgomery County.
  • He was a farm hand, according to the 1870 census.
  • Children of Saten and Matilda born between 1853 and 1861, were recorded by Green Wood.
  • Last Edited: 29 Mar 2015