Eleanor Waldron

Brief Life History of Eleanor

Eleanor Waldron was born as the daughter of Col. Thomas Westbrook Waldron and Constance Davis.

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Col. Thomas Westbrook Waldron
1721–1785
Constance Davis
1734–1783
William Waldron
1756–1793
Charles Waldron
Daniel Waldron
Eleanor Waldron
Samuel Waldron
Elizabeth Waldron
1761–1820
Richard Waldron
1762–1787
Samuel Waldron
1764–1819
Eleanor Waldron
1766–1792
Charles Waldron
1768–1791
Daniel Davis Waldron
1776–1821

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    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (Mayo): from the Norman personal name Waleran, Galeran (ancient Germanic Walahram, Old French Galeran(t)), composed of the ancient Germanic elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’. Compare Walraven . In Ireland, where it is common, this name was Gaelicized early as Mac Bhalronta, also later as Mac Bhaildrin and de Bhaldraithe.

    English: habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron. The placename derives from Old English wald ‘woodland’ + ærn ‘building’.

    History: This is the name of a prominent NH family, established there since the 17th century. Richard Walderne (born c. 1615) came to New England from Alchester, Warwickshire, England, c. 1640 and settled at Dover, NH.

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

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