When John Simpson Aldridge Jr was born on 27 February 1798, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, John Simpson Aldridge Sr, was 37 and his mother, Mary Lakin, was 37. He married Lucinda Wheeler on 22 July 1819, in Clermont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 February 1842, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Gowdy, Orange Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.
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’.