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Wildrick Early Origins



The surname Wildrick was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1203 Hugo Wilrick when held lands.

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Wildrick Spelling Variations


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Wildrick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wildrick, Wildrich, Wildridge, Willdridge, Wildredge, Wildrege, Wildrige, Welrige, Wilrege and many more.

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Wildrick Early History


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Wildrick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wildrick research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wildrick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wildrick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wildrick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wildrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wildrick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wildrick (post 1700)



  • Abram Calvin Wildrick (1836-1894), Union brevet brigadier general in the American Civil War, son of Isaac Wildrick
  • Isaac Wildrick (1803-1892), American Democratic Party politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey (1849-1853)
  • Margaret Wildrick (1917-2000), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944
  • John Albright Wildrick (1838-1918), American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1903-05; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916
  • Isaac Wildrick (1803-1892), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1849-53; Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1883-85
  • Abram Wildrick (1803-1871), American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1842-45; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Warren County, 1867-69

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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    The Wildrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wildrick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 November 2016 at 21:00.

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