|Mrs Mary Winthrop Dudley had Ann Dudley, wed Edward Hilton, Jr., of Exeter, N.H., had Dudley Hilton, wed Mercy Hall, had Elizabeth Hilton, wed Christopher Robinson, had Elizabeth Robinson, wed Patriot Maj. Barnabas Palmer, Sr., had Margaret "Molly" Palmer, wed Patriot, LtCol David Copp, Sr., had David Copp, Jr., Esq. (murdered 1803 in New Orleans gambling house), wed Mary "Polly" Watson, had Adeline Cecelia Copp, wed Adj. Lt. John Nixon, Esq., had Jane Ann Nixon, wed LtCol Robert Wm. James, had Biloxi, Miss., harbormaster Capt. Harry Copp James, wed Lelia Ogden Malone, had Ruth Irma James, wed Edward Yonge Wootten of Wilmington, N.C.: my grandparents, R.I.P. Edward Hilton, Sr's brother, Capt. Wm. Hilton, Jr., in 1664 "purchased" and named the Cape Fear River. The Brunswick River, across from the Hilton Hotel, Wilmington, N.C., was originally named the Hilton River. The brothers parents being Capt. Wm. & Mrs. Ellen Mainwaring Hilton of Eliot, Maine. Edward Hilton Sr's wife, Mrs. Catherine Shapleigh Treworgy, was the sister of Capt. Nicholas Shapleigh who drafted early charts of he CFR. Jim, Southport, N.C.|
James Alfred Locke Miller Jr.
Added: Dec. 14, 2010