Sam Hilton

Maleabout 1768–30 April 1769

Brief Life History of Sam

When Sam Hilton was born about 1768, in England, United Kingdom, his father, JONATHAN Hilton, was 42 and his mother, GRACE Hopwood, was 37. He died on 30 April 1769, at the age of 2.

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GRACE Hopwood
Richard Hilton
Betty Hilton
John Hilton
Nelley Hilton
Margaret Peggy Hilton
Sam Hilton
Grace Hilton
Nanny Hilton

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  • Sam Hilton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • Sam Hilton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

habitational name from any of various places called Hilton (e.g. in Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, North Yorkshire, and Westmorland), most of which derive from Old English hyll ‘hill’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some come from Old English helde ‘slope’ + tūn.

occasionally, as in the case of Ralph filius Hilton (Yorkshire 1219), perhaps from the personal name Hilton, itself a possible form of Norman Hildun, composed of the ancient Germanic elements hild ‘strife, battle’ + hūn ‘bear cub’. Compare Hilt . This English surname is present in Ireland (mainly taken to Ulster in the early 17th century, though recorded earlier in Dublin).

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

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