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Childress Genealogy & History

Childress genealogy is English. The word derives from the Old English cildra-hus, meaning children's house or orphanage. Therefore the name originally may have referred to someone who lived at or near an orphanage or someone who ran an orphanage. It is not known whether there was a specific orphanage that originally gave rise to the name Childress, though it first appears in written records in Yorkshire. The earliest spelling on record is Childerhus. There are many notable Americans with Childress family history, such as George C. Childress, principal author of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and novelist Mark Childress.


Childress Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Bruce Childress-- --, 1916December 3,2006TN
Bani Childress-- --, 1902August ,1976IL
C Lex Childress-- --, 1927December ,1979AZ
Daisy Childress-- --, 1920January ,1974VA

Childress Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Hardy Childress-- --, 1921July 30,2004Kerrville,TX
F Randolph Childress-- --, 1928January 22,1996Louisville,KY
Gabe Childress-- --, 1972October 4,1999Natalbany,LA
Hal Childress-- --, 1897December ,1966Mount Vernon,MO

Childress Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Aaron ChildressMelanie MauldinJuly 4,2000Midland, TX
Brian ChildressAngela ThompsonSeptember 18,2000Grayson, TX
Chas ChildressHilda AycockSeptember 13,1932Wake, NC
Dennis ChildressFrances HopkinsJanuary 24,1942Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Childress

1311th: Hirsch1312th: Self
1313th: Coker1314th: Cahill
1315th: O'Hara1316th: Madison
1317th: Temple1318th: Cullen
1319th: Gunn1320th: Sterling

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