Elizabeth Aldridge

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Aldridge was born on 10 March 1791, in Greene, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Simpson Aldridge Sr, was 30 and her mother, Mary Lakin, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Ralph Stiers. She lived in Franklin Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 14 July 1868, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Felicity, Franklin Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Ralph Stiers
Elizabeth Aldridge
Malinda Stiers
Sarah Ann Stiers
Euseba Ann Stiers
Martha Eulaine Stires
John L Stiers

Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth Stires in household of Benj Lanham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Birth, Elizabeth Aldridge, 10 March 1791, recorded in the Prayer Book of Father, John Simpson Aldridge, National Archives, Image 17
  • Elizabeth Aldridge Stiers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


"On Dec. 6, 1800, Governor St. Clair created by proclamation the county of Clermont, the name taken from the Department of Clermont, in France, and derived from two French words originally signifying "" a clear mountain,"" ..."


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal names Alrich or Elrich and Aldrich or Eldrich, representing any one of three Old English personal names, Æthelrīc, Ælfrīc, and Ealdrīc, formed respectively from æthel- ‘noble’, ælf ‘elf, sprite’, and (e)ald ‘old, honored’ + rīc ‘ruler’.

habitational name from Aldridge (Staffordshire), Aldridge Grove in Hampden (Buckinghamshire), or from a similarly named unidentified place in the West Midlands, recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘specialized farmstead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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