BENJAMIN R ELDRIDGE 1831-????

Benjiman R Eldridge married Caroline Sharp on 27 Feb 1855 in Fulton County Illinois. They are recorded on the 1860 census for Princeton in Bureau County, Illinois where he is shown as a shoemaker aged 29 born Vermont and Caroline aged 22 born New Jersey with two children, Lyttle aged 4 and Emma aged 2, both born Illinois. Benjamin is probably the Benj R Eldridge, a shoemaker aged 20 born Massachusetts at Natick in Middlesex County, Massachusetts in the 1850 census.

Caroline seemingly remarried around 1870 and is recorded in the 1900 census at Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois as the wife of Patric J McGraw. She died at Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico on 14 Nov 1925. William is shown as William Litte Eldridge on the 15 Apr 1934 death of his wife May at Lisbon in Ransom County, North Dakota.

The siblings William and Emma are at Albuquerque in the 1940 census in the same household, both widowed. William died on 16 Mar 1941 at Albuquerque with is death registration showing his mother was Caroline Sharp.

Updated 20 September 2023


Benjamin R Eldridge (1831-    )
m 1855 Caroline Sharp (1838-1925)
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    William Litte Eldridge (1855-1941)
    m 1887 May Craver (1858-1934)
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    |   Walter Fay Eldridge (1888-1939)
    |   m 1909 Jessie Leon Parker (1881-1957)
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    |   |   Parker Fay Eldridge (1911-1988)
    |   |   m 1932 Bernadine Thomte (1910-1999)
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    |   |   |   Kent Pacquin Eldridge (1934-2010)
    |   |   |   m 1978 Donna Cathrine Roth (1930-    )
    |   |   |   Jon Parker Eldridge (1939-1939)
    |   |   |   Sharron Lee Eldridge (1939-    )
    |   |   |   m 1962 Darwin Leroy Beck (1938-    )
    |   |   |   Van Parker Eldridge (1948-    )
    |   |   |   m 1970 Celinda Lee Hamill (1950-    )
    |   |   |   Scott Craver Eldridge (1951-2016)
    |   |   |   m 1992 Laura Beth Hagen (1955-    )
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    |   |   Walter Frederick Eldridge (1912-1981)
    |   |   m 1942 Ethel Mae Nemzek (1918-2006)
    |   |   Dorothy Leone Eldridge (1914-1970)
    |   |   m (    ) Robert H Andrews (    -    )
    |   |   Allegra Fae Eldridge (1916-1989)
    |   |   William Weldon Eldridge (1921-1996)
    |   |   1946 Josephine Theis (1923-2017)
    |   |       |
    |   |       Craig William Eldridge (1950-    )
    |   |       m 1988 Karen Lynnae Burgess (    -    )
    |   |       Karen Jolen Eldridge (1956-    )
    |   |       m 1974 Thomas Benedict O'rourke (    -    )
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    |   |       |   Timothy Bryan O'rourke (1983-    )
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    |   |       Mark Weldon Eldridge (1959-    )
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    |   Frank Lytle Eldridge (1889-1943)
    |   m 1919 Lenora Kepford (1892-1986)
    |   Gladys Cora Eldridge (1891-1955)
    |   m 1911 James Edmund Cowan (1889-1968)
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    |   |   James Eldridge Cowan (1912-2002)
    |   |   Jean Gladys Cowan (1914-1977)
    |   |   William Gordon Cowan (1920-1985)
    |   |
    |   Willis Eber Eldridge (1892-1979)
    |   m (    ) Ethel Ingham (1890-1940)
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    |   |   Charles Thomas Eldridge (1913-1955)
    |   |   Walter Louis Eldridge (1919-1998)
    |   |   m 1951 Mertice Tucker (1920-2001)
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    |   |       Walter Louis Eldridge (1951-    )
    |   |       Ricky Lester Eldridge (1958-1993)
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    |   m 1931 Bernice E Anderson (1912-1955)
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    |   |   Norman W Eldridge (1931-2006)
    |   |   m 1950 Kathleen Freeman (1932-2016)
    |   |   m 1952 Shirley Jean Vannest (1934-2006)
    |   |   Louella Mae Eldridge (1935-    )
    |   |   m 1955 Robert James Jones (1933-2019)
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    |   |   |   Vicki Jones (    -    )
    |   |   |   Patti Jones (    -    )
    |   |   |   Robert Jones (    -    )
    |   |   |   Luanne Jones (    -    )
    |   |   |   Ray Jones (    -    )
    |   |   |   William  E Jones (    -    )
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    |   |   Gladys Faye Eldridge (1936-    )
    |   |   m (    ) Unknown (    -    )
    |   |   m 1967 James Elmer Gilbert (1916-1997)
    |   |   m 1971 James J Melbourne (1929-1985)
    |   |   Grace O Eldridge (1939-    )
    |   |   m 1974 Michael W Knosp (1950-    )
    |   |   William Frank Eldridge (1941-2008)
    |   |   m 1963 Christina Jean Jacobson (1944-2000)
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    |   |   |   Heidi Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   m (    ) Quinn Taylor (    -    )
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    |   |   |   |   Justin Taylor (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   Amanda Taylor (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   Travis Taylor (    -    )
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    |   |   |   Jody C Eldridge (1968-    )
    |   |   |   Scott Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   m (    ) Misty (Unknown) (    -    )
    |   |   |   William Eldridge (    -    )
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    |   |   m (    ) Brenda Joyce (1941-2014)
    |   |   Charlene Bernice Eldridge (1943-    )
    |   |   m 1958 Ronald Lee Laplante (1937-    )
    |   |   Paul Parker Eldridge (1949-    )
    |   |   m 1980 Sandra Louise Sicilia (1958-    )
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    |   Henrietta M Eldridge (1895-1984)
    |   m (    ) (Unknown) Smith (    -    )
    |   Allegra Hope Eldridge (1896-1971)
    |   m 1914 Calvin John Kusler (1894-1971)
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    |   |   Ivan Alton Kusler (1914-1978)
    |   |   Vivian May Kusler (1920-2003)
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    |   m 1928 Thoralf Olav Sandbo (1878-1961)
    |   m 1952 Hans Robert Fenn (1908-1996)
    |   Grace L Eldridge (1898-1919)
    |   m 1916 Robert Moeller Wattenbarger (1891-1967)
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    Emma B Eldridge (1858-    )
    m 1879 Harris Antony Fritz (1856-    )
        |
        Alfred B Fritz (1880-1915)
        Ada Fritz (1882-    )

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