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Royal Naval Biography/Hilton, George


GEORGE HILTON, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in July, 1801; and promoted to the command of the Nimrod sloop, June 7th, 1814. He married, April 23d, 1816, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Henry Wise Harvey, Esq. and grand-daughter of the heroic Captain John Harvey, who fell, while most gallantly asserting the honor of his country, on the ever memorable 1st of June, 1794. This officer became a widower on the 25th Feb. 1819.