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Edward Hildreth

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Edward Hildreth
Born in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Died in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Biography

Edward Hildreth was born on 30 APR 1831 at Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1]

Edward Hildreth and Sophia Newton were married on 25 DEC 1852 at Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States[2] They had at least the following children:

Census

1 JUN 1850: - Berlin, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Edward Hildreth (age 18, male, a clerk, born MA) resided in Berlin, Worcester County, Massachusetts in the household of Rufus Hastings.[3]

1 JUN 1860: - Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts

The Edward Hildreth family resided in Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts with the Theodore McNeil family. Edward works as a comb maker. The family included:
* Edward Hildreth -- age 28, male, born MA, a combmaker, with $500 personal property
* Sophia Hildreth -- age 24, female, born MA
* Hattie L. Hildreth -- age 2, female, born MA.[4][5]

1865: - Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts

The family still lived in Northborough in 1865,[6]

1 JUN 1870: - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

In 1870, Edward Hildreth family resided in Leominster in the house that is now 149 Lancaster Street. An ell was built on the house and his daughter, Hattie (Hildreth) Seaver, and her family lived in that part of the house. The household included:
* Edward Hildreth -- age 39, male, works in machine shop, $2,000 in real property, $500 in personal property, born MA
* Sophia Hildreth -- age 34, female, keeping house, born VT
* Hattie L. Hildreth --age 12, female, attends school, born MA.[7][8]

1 JUN 1880: - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

The Edward Hildreth family included:
* Edward Hildreth -- white, male, age 49, married, machinist, born MA, father and mother born MA
* Sophia Hildreth -- white, female, age 46, wife, married, keeping house, born VT, father born ME, mother born MA
* Sophia Stone -- white, female, age 84, mother-in-law, widowed,born MA, father and mother born MA[9]

Death, Estate, Burial

Edward died on 26 APR 1899 at Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States[10]

He died intestate on 26 April 1899 in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. His probate records are in Worcester County (MA) Probate Records, Enclosure 25,255 B (accessed at Worcester County Court House in Worcester, MA). Administration was granted on 24 October 1899 to his widow, Sophia Hildreth, who posted a bond on $3,000 on that date. The heirs-at-law were listed as:

  • Sophia Hildreth, Leominster, Mass., widow.
  • Hattie L. Seaver, Leominster, Mass., daughter.

No inventory was made or filed.

Edward Hildreth is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Leominster, Massachusetts with his wife, daughter, son and son-in-law.[11]

Parents' Marriage

Husband: Zachariah Hildreth
Wife: Hannah Sawtell
Child: Aaron Hildreth
Child: Clarissa Hildreth
Child: James Hildreth
Child: Clarissa Hildreth
Child: Elizabeth Hildreth
Child: Milo Hildreth
Child: Moses Hildreth
Child: Edward Hildreth
Child: Harriet Augusta Hildreth
Marriage:
Date: 21 OCT 1810
Place: Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[12]

Sources

  1. Source: #S663 Zachariah Hildreth Family Bible (loose pages), held by NorthboroughHistorical Society
  2. Source: #S277 Marriages: Volume 62, Page 212; Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
    Text: In Northborough town list; married by S.S. Ashley, minister, Northboro.
  3. Source: #S7 Worcester County, Massachusetts, Berlin; Page 38, Line 32, NARA Microfilm Publication M432; Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Publication M432, Roll 341) Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  4. Source: #S9 Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Page 955, Dwelling #794, Family 984, accessed on www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Microfilm Series M653, Roll 528 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  5. "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZCJ-SXK : accessed 22 August 2015), Edward Hildreth, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing p. 121, household ID 984, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,528.
  6. "Massachusetts State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQHB-CNG : accessed 22 August 2015), Edward Hildreth, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 954,382.
  7. Source: #S10 Worcester County, Massachusetts; Leominster: Page 261, house #67, family #86, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Publication T9, Roll 654) Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  8. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDQ8-DNV : accessed 22 August 2015), Hattie L Hildreth in household of Edward Hildreth, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 9, family 86, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,153.
  9. Source: #S12 Worcester County, Worcester County, Massachusetts; Leominster: Page 532A, dwelling #480, family #605, Line 50, ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, citing National Archives Publication T9, Roll 565) Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  10. Source: #S277 Deaths: Volume 494, Page 365; Quality or Certainty of Data: 3.
    In Leominster town record; cause of death was "cerebral apoplexy following Breight's disease"
  11. Source: #S152 Gravestone: Edward Hildreth, 1831-1899"
  12. Source: #S192 Page: 62 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  • Source S10 Title: 1870 United States Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm M593 Note: Source Medium: Microfilm Repository: #R12
  • Source S12 Title: 1880 United States Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm T9 Repository: #R24
  • Source S152 Title: Evergreen Cemetery (Leominster, Mass., on Main Street), Grave Markers Repository: #R14
  • Source S192 Title: Henry C. Hallowell (editor), Vital Records of Townsend, Massachusetts (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992) Repository: #R39
  • Source S277 Title: "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," online database, American Ancestors (http://www.AmericanAncestors.org), New England Historic Genealogical Society : 2004), citing original data at Massachusetts State Archives Repository: #R3
  • Source S663 Title: "Zachariah Hildreth Family Bible," Detroit Society of Genealogical Research, Volume XX, Page YY, citing manuscript at Northborough [Mass.] Historical Society Note: Zachariah Hildreth Family Bible (loose pages), held by Northborough Historical Society Repository: #R30
  • Source S7 Title: 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule Note: 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M432. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 1999. Repository: #R16
  • Source S9 Title: 1860 U.S. Census, Population Schedule : Note: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 2001. Original data at National Archives Repository: #R12
  • Repository R14 Name: Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Repository R12 Name: Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com) Address: Provo, Utah USA
  • Repository R16 Name: Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com) Address: Provo, Utah USA
  • Repository R24 Name: Original data at National Archives, Washington DC
  • Repository R30 Name: San Diego Genealogical Society Library, San Diego, California, USA
  • Repository R3 Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA) Web Address: http://www.americanancestors.org
  • Repository R39 Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass. 02116) Web Address: http://www.AmericanAncestors.org

Acknowledgments

  • This person was created through the import of randys ancestors-10generations.ged on 10 March 2011.


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