Born in Illinois of Swedish parents on Dec. 21, 1866. Anna's father had established a hardware store in Santa Ana, CA when she joined him there in 1886. After her marriage to George Hill, she painted until about 1900 when raising a family consumed her time. Mrs. Hill died in Santa Ana on Nov. 10, 1953.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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