Edward Hilliard

about 1728–3 January 1760
Shillington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Hilliard was born about 1728, in Shillington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hilliard, was 38 and his mother, Martha Goodgroom, was 41. He married Ann Farrer on 10 October 1753. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Shillington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Hilliard
Ann Farrer
Marriage: 10 October 1753
Mary Hilliard
Ann Hilliard
Thomas Hilliard
Sarah Hilliard
Edward Hilliard
Edward Hilliard OR Hylyarde

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  • Marriage
    10 October 1753
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    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern England and Midlands):variant of Hillier , with excrescent -d. Compare Hillard , Heller , and Hellard .of Norman origin, from the Middle English female personal name Hildiard, Holdiard, Anglo-Norman French forms of ancient Germanic Hildigard, Hildiardis, from hild ‘battle’ + gard ‘protective enclosure, yard’. Either this or the name above was brought to Ireland from Yorkshire in the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Edward Hylliar, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Edw Hilliard, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Edward Hilliard - Church record: burial: 3 January 1760; Shillington, Bedfordshire, England

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