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John Hildreth

Birthplace: Gainford, Durham, England
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Hildreth
Father of Thomas Hildreth

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About John Hildreth

The surname Hildreth is dervied from the given name Hildred. Jon Andrew Hildreth believes the Hildreth family are descendants of Hildredus de Karleolio (of Carlisle), a baron who held lands in Cumberland, England, and was mentioned as serving King Henry II in the Great Roll of the Exchequer for 1131.

Historians have speculated that Hildredus married a granddaughter of Waltheof, Earl of Northumberland. Waltheof married to Judith of Lens, William the Conqueror's niece. Waltheof was executed by William for supporting a revolt by Edgar the Aetheling, grandson of Edward the Confessor former of King of England. The connection is speculative.

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John Hildreth's Timeline

December 25, 1579
Gainford, Durham, England
December 25, 1579
Gainford, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
December 25, 1579
Gainford, Durham, England
May 5, 1611
Age 31
Gainford, County Durham, England, United Kingdom