Hugh Heddon

29 May 1616–
Swimbridge, Devon, England

The Life of Hugh

Hugh Heddon was christened on 29 May 1616, in Swimbridge, Devon, England as the son of John Heddon. He married Agnes Collamore on 16 October 1651, in Swimbridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Hugh Heddon
Agnes Collamore
Marriage: 16 October 1651
Rebecca Heddon
Christian Heddon
Margaret Heddon
Sarah Heddon
John Headdon

Spouse and Children

16 October 1651
Swimbridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom



    Christian Heddon


    Margaret Heddon


    Sarah Heddon



Parents and Siblings

    John Heddon




World Events (4)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in County Durham and Middlesex. The former was named with Old English hind ‘hind’, ‘female deer’ + denu ‘valley’, and the latter with Old English hēan (dative case of hēah ‘high’) + dūn ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hugh Heddon in entry for Rebecca Heddon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Hugh Heddon in entry for Christian Heddon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Hugh Heddon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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