Samuel Waldron

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Waldron was born on 17 November 1764, in Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Col. Thomas Westbrook Waldron, was 43 and his mother, Constance Davis, was 30. He married Edith "Eady" Weeks on 27 January 1810, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Kittery, York, Maine, United States in 1810. He died about 1819, in York, Maine, United States, at the age of 56.

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Samuel Waldron
Edith "Eady" Weeks
Marriage: 27 January 1810
William W. Waldron
Captain Thomas S. Waldron
John W Waldron

Sources (7)

  • Samuel Waldren, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Waldron - Published information: birth-name: Samuel Waldron
  • Samuel Waldron, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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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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