CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: In his discussion of the controversy surrounding Rev. John Lyford [Pilgrim Migration, 309] and his followers, Hubbard noted that "the first occasion of quarrel with them was, the baptizing of Mr. Hilton's child, who was not joined to the church at Plymouth" [Hubbard, 93-94]; this event apparently took place in 1624.
FREEMAN: 19 May 1642 [MBCR 2:292]. "Mr. W[illia]m Hilton" was among the residents of York who on 22 November 1652 subjected themselves to Massachusetts Bay government and took the freeman's oath [MBCR 4:1:129].
DEATH: Between 28 Jun 1655 (when he was appointed to a committee [MPCR 2:38] and 30 June 1656 (by which date the widow had remarried [MPCR 2:47]).