|Birth: ||1749, USA|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 1845|
Died--At his residence in this county, on Saturday 11th inst., Mr. Reuben Hildreth, in the 96th year of his age. "Mr. Hildreth was a Revolutionary veteran and served his country well in war and peace. He reared a large family, and lived to see his children all happily settled in life."--Marengo Ledger, reprinted in Alabama Beacon, Greensboro, AL, Oct. 25, 1845.
According to abstracts of early records, Reuben, was one of the signers of the petition to annex Anson, North Carolina to the Fayetteville district 1789. He was listed in the Montgomery County, North Carolina colonial census of 1787. Reuben moved to Marengo, Alabama with his wife, Mary, and some of his children about 1819. He was one of the founders of the town of Jefferson, where he lived for the remainder of his life. The family home called "Hildreth House" is still preserved by his ancestors to this day.
Reuben and his wife, Mary, had seven known children: John who married Elizabeth L Williams; Wilson who married Mary Yarborough; William who married Martha Yarborough; Mahala who married Lemuel Simmons; Reuben, Jr who married Mary Sample Lampkins; Lewis; and James who married Julia A Simmons.
James Hildreth (1794 - 1863)*
Created by: Rebecca Craig Campbell
Record added: Feb 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17959982
My 1st cousin 6th removed. Reuben was on of the signers of the petition to annex Anson "Anson County", North Carolina to the Fayetteville District 1789.17.|
Added: Jan. 4, 2012
For my 4th great-grandfather|
Rebecca Craig Campbell
Added: Feb. 24, 2007