Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in or near an orphanage; the location of the specific orphanage that gave rise to the surname Childerhose is not known in modern times. The surname Childerhose may have also been a nickname for an orphan, or an occupational name applied to someone who ran an orphanage. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old English word cildra-hus, which means children's house or orphanage.
Early Origins of the Childerhose family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Childerhose family
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Childerhose Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Childerhose has been spelled many different ways, including Childers, Childress, Childres and others.
Early Notables of the Childerhose family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Childerhose family to Ireland
Some of the Childerhose family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Childerhose family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Childerhoses to arrive in North America: T.J. and W.J. Childress who arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1850.
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