Early Origins of the Saint'hillier family
The surname Saint'hillier was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they were formerly seated in the barony of Saint Hilaire de Sancto Hilario. The first of the name was James de Sancto Hilario who held the castle of St.Hilaire about the year 1100. James, who was the son of Harsculf de St.James who also held the castle of St.Hilaire, was the first to adopt the name of his castle for his surname. Saint Hilaire du Harcourt is in Manche in the arrondissement of Mortain, the canton of St. Hilaire du Harcourt.
Early History of the Saint'hillier family
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Saint'hillier Spelling Variations
of this family name include: St. Hilaire, Saint Hilaire, Hilaire, St-Hillaire, Saint-Hillaire, St-Hillier, Saint-Hillier, St-Hylaire, Saint-Hylaire, St-Hilary, Saint-Hilary, D'Hilaire and many more.
Early Notables of the Saint'hillier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Saint'hillier family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean St.Hilaire, who settled in New Orleans in 1757; Alexandre Allaire, who settled in New York in 1686; Catherine Allaire, who settled in Carolina in 1695.
Contemporary Notables of the name Saint'hillier (post 1700)
- Antoine Saint-Hillier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Antoine Saint-Hillier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html