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               THE DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS HILDRETH

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                           Don Norman

 

    Thomas' descendants spell their names as both Hildreth and

Heldreth.  We have used the spelling encountered in resources.

 

1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    Thomas Hildreth was born in 1616 and died in 1687.

 

Known children of Thomas Hildreth.

 

  2.  (1). James                   b.       1642   d.c.     1720

 

 

2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    James Hildreth, a son of Thomas Hildreth, was born in 1642

and died about 1720.  He lived in Southampton, NY.

 

Known children of James Hildreth.

 

  3.  (1). David                   b.c.     1680

 

 

3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    David Hildreth, a son of James Hildreth, was born in NY about

1670.  He was a yoeman of Cape May County NJ.  His will is dated

December 31, 1731.

 

Known children of David Hildreth.

 

  4.  (1). David Jr.               b.c.     1730

 

 

4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.      3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH

  1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    David Hildreth Jr., a son of David Hildreth, was born about

1700.  He was a yoeman in Lower Penn's Neck, NJ.  His will is

dated May 23, 1771.

 

Known children of David Hildreth Jr.

 

  5.  (1). Frazier                 b.c.     1760

         m.Rebecca Jacquet

 

5.FRAZIER HILDRETH      4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.      3.DAVID

HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    Frazier Hildreth, a son of David Hildreth Jr., was born in NJ

about 1760.  He bought 206 acres of land in Harrison County VA

(WV) March 20, 1798.  Apparently, Frazier moved to Harrison

County about 1800.  His will is dated May 1831.  He married Rebecca

Jacquet.

 

Known children of Frazier and Rebecca (Jacquet) Hildreth.

 

  6.  (1). Joseph                  b.Jan  3 1878   d.Oct 11 1852

         m.Hester Nutter aka Unsel Nov 22 1813

 

  7.  (2). William                 b.Mar 20 1799

         m.Rebecca Wadsworth Dec 29, 1818

 

 

6.JOSEPH HELDRETH    5.FRAZIER HILDRETH     4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.

3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

 

    Joseph Heldreth, a son of Frazier and Rebecca (Jacquet) Hildreth,

was born January 3, 1787 and died October 11, 1852.  He married Hester

Nutter in Harrison County VA (WV) November 22, 1813.  Hester, an out

of wedlock child of Christopher Nutter, was born in Harrison County VA

(WV) in 1793 and died near Wyatt, WV January 5, 1864.  Hester was

raised in the home of her grandfather and referred to in his will as

"Ester Unsel, an orphan...".

 

Children of Joseph and Hester (Nutter) Heldreth.

 

  8.  (1). John H.                b.       1814

           m.Eleanor Ann Rusk

 

  9.  (2). William L.             b.c.     1815

           m.Mahala Hess  Oct 26 1837

 

 10.  (3). Elias

           m.Jane Wyer  Jan 9 1840

 

 11.  (4). Daniel

           m.Clara Harvey

 

 12.  (5). Mary Ann

           m.Thomas Holbert

 

 13.  (6). Phoebe

           m.Richard Webb

 

 14.  (7). Malinda

           m.Daniel Robinson

 

 15.  (8). Joseph Alfred          b.Oct  7 1832    d.Oct  3 1927

           m.Martha A. Wadsworth  Jun  9 1859

           m.Louise Matthews  May 28 1866

 

 

6.WILLIAM HILDRETH     5.FRAZIER HILDRETH      4.DAVID HILDRETH

JR.      3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS

HILDRETH

 

    William Hildreth, a son of Frazier and Rebecca (Jacquet) Hildreth,

was born in NJ March 20, 1799.  He married Rebecca Wadsworth in

Harrison County VA (WV) December 29, 1818.

 

Known children of William and Rebecca (Wadsworth) Hildreth.

 

 16.  (1). Harrison

 

 17.  (2). Robert                  b.Oct 25 1823

         m.Virginia DePue

 

 

8.JOHN H. HELDRETH    6.JOSEPH HELDRETH    5.FRAZIER HILDRETH

4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.    3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH

1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

 

    John H. Heldreth, a son of Joseph and Hester (Nutter) Heldreth,

was born in 1814.  He married Eleanor Ann Rusk.

 

Children of John H. and Eleanor Ann (Rusk) Hedlreth.

 

 18.  (1). Martha                  b.       1837

 

 19.  (2). Mary                    b.       1839

 

 20.  (3). Benjamin                b.       1841

 

 21.  (4). Joseph                  b.       1843

 

 22.  (5). Salema                  b.       1844

 

 23.  (6). George                  b.       1846

 

 24.  (7). Susannah                b.       1848

 

 

9.WILLIAM L. HELDRETH    6.JOSEPH HELDRETH    5.FRAZIER HILDRETH

4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.    3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH

1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

 

    William L. Heldreth, a son of Joseph and Hester (Nutter) Heldreth,

was born about 1815.  He married Mahala Hess October 26, 1837.

 

Children of William L. and Mahala (Hess) Heldreth.

 

 25.  (1). Joseph                  b.       1840

 

 26.  (2). Jerry                   b.       1844

 

 27.  (3). Catherine               b.       1846

 

 28.  (4). Mary                    b.       1848

 

 29.  (5). Telitha                 b.       1849

 

 

13.PHOEBE HELDRETH    6.JOSEPH HELDRETH    5.FRAZIER HILDRETH

4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.    3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH

1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

 

    Phoebe Heldreth, a daughter of Joseph and Hester (Nutter)

Heldreth, married Richard Webb October 3, 1856.  Richard, a son of

George and Rachel (Cunningham) Webb was born March 4, 1832 and died

June 28, 1913.

 

Known children of Richard and Phobe Rebecca (Heldreth) Webb.

 

 30. (1) John J.                   b.c. 1856

       m. Eliza J. Coffman  Nov 7, 1880  Harrison Co., VA

 

 31. (2) George W.                 b.c. 1861

       m. Louisa Backus  Nov 5, 1885  Harrison Co., VA

 

 32. (3) Joesph                    b.c. 1863

       m. Mary E. Robinson  Sep 16, 1886  Harrison Co., VA

 

 33. (4) Frederick                 b.       1866

 

 34. (5). Sena                     b.       1869

 

 35. (6). Rosa                      b.c. 1874

       m. Thomas E. Harbert  Mar 22, 1891  Harrison Co., VA

 

 36. (7). Richard                  b.       1878

 

 

15.JOSEPH ALFRED HELDRETH    6.JOSEPH HELDRETH    5.FRAZIER HILDRETH  

  4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.    3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH    

1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

 

    Jospeh Alfred Heldreth, a son of Joseph and Hester (Nutter)

Heldreth, was born October 7, 1832 and died October 3, 1927.  He

married Martha A. Wadsworth June 9, 1859. He married Louise Matthews

May 2, 1866.

 

Children of Joseph Alfed and Martha A. (Wadsworth) Heldreth.

 

 37.  (1).Mary L.                  b.Mar 10 1862

         m.Elmore Heldreth

 

 38.  (2). Cornelius               b.       1865   d.       1866

 

Children of Joseph Alfred and Louise (Matthews) Heldreth.

 

 39.  (1). John Sherman            b.       1867

         m.Lavern Jones

 

 40.  (2). Leondue Leton           b.       1868

         m.Minerva Stein

 

 41.  (3). Elnmore Ellis

         m.Ruhama Cunningham

 

 42.  (4). Thomas Melvin           b.       1872

         m.Lavern heldreth

 

 43.  (5). James Leroy             b.       1875

         m.Columbia Martin

         m.Minnie Atkinson

 

 44.  (6). Francis Berian          b.       1877

         m.Estelle McDonald

 

 45.  (7). Rosalie Ellen           b.       1879

         m.Jesse Carpenter

 

 46.  (8). William D.              b.       1880

         m.Dakota Brown

 

 

17.ROBERT HILDRETH     6.WILLIAM HILDRETH     5.FRAZIER HILDRETH

   4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.      3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES

HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    Robert Hildreth, a son of William and Rebecca (Wadsworth)

Hildreth, was born in Harrison County VA (WV) October 25, 1823.

He married Virginia DePue.  Virginia was born July 11, 1837.  The

family moved to Roane County WV between 1863 and 1866.

 

Known children of Robert and Virginia (Depue) Hildreth.

 

 47.  (1). Luther                  b.Oct 21 1863   d.Feb 27 1951

         m.Mary Etta Webb  Dec 10 1891

 

 

47.LUTHER HILDRETH     17.ROBERT HILDRETH     6.WILLIAM HILDRETH

 5.FRAZIER HILDRETH     4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.      3.DAVID

HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    Luther Hildreth, a son of Robert and Virginia (Depue)

Hildreth, was born October 21, 1863 and died February 27, 1951.

He married Mary Etta Webb December 10, 1891.  Mary was a daughter

of Nutter Webb.  Mary died about 1893.

 

Child of Luther and Mary Etta (Webb) Hildreth.

 

 48.  (1). Roy G.                  b.c.     1892   d.Jan    1975

         m.Lois Marple

 

 

48.ROY G. HILDRETH     9.LUTHER HILDRETH     17.ROBERT HILDRETH

 6.WILLIAM HILDRETH     5.FRAZIER HILDRETH     4.DAVID HILDRETH

JR.      3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH     1.THOMAS

HILDRETH

 

    Roy G. Hildreth, a son of Luther and Mary Etta (Webb)

Hildreth, was born in Roane County WV about 1892 and died there

in January 1975.  He married Lois Marple in 1919.  Lois was a

daughter of Selectus "Luke" and Anna Marple.

 

Children of Roy G. and Lois (Marple) Hildreth.

 

 49.  (1). Lester

 

 50.  (2). Bliss

         m.Grace McKown 1946

 

 

50.BLISS HILDRETH     10.ROY G. HILDRETH     9.LUTHER HILDRETH

 17.ROBERT HILDRETH      6.WILLIAM HILDRETH     5.FRAZIER HILDRETH

  4.DAVID HILDRETH JR.      3.DAVID HILDRETH     2.JAMES HILDRETH

 1.THOMAS HILDRETH

 

    Bliss Hildreth, a son of Roy G. and Lois (Marple) Hildreth, was born in Roane County WV about 1922.  He married Grace McKown. Grace, a daughter of John and Madge (Holmes) McKown, was born in Roane County Wv in 1926 and died November 14, 2005.

 

Children of Bliss and Grace (McKown) Hildreth.

 

 51.  (1). Norman

 

 52.  (2). James

 

 53.  (3). Jane

         m. ---- Crutchfield

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.192

Brady, Donna and Don Norman, "The Descendants of Jonas Webb"

Karabogias, Pauline and Don Norman, "The Descendants of Christopher

Nutter"

“Times-Record”, Spencer WV Nov 71, 2005