John Simpson Aldridge Jr

27 February 1798–22 February 1842 (Age 43)
Clermont, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John Simpson

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 Aldridge, was 37. He married Lucinda Wheeler on 22 July 1819. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 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.

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Family Time Line

John Simpson Aldridge Jr
1798–1842
Lucinda Wheeler
1803–1836
Marriage: 22 July 1819
Eliza Aldridge
1820–
Darlington D Aldridge
1820–1859
Elizabeth Aldridge
1824–
Aldridge
1828–
Isam Philander Aldridge
1829–
Ruhama Aldridge
1831–
Elizabeth Hopkins Aldridge
1822–1905
Joseph Franklin Aldridge
1824–1909
Jason Lafayette Aldridge
1825–1888
Eliza Aldridge
1826–1880
Philander C. Aldridge
1829–1876
Marcellus B Aldridge
1833–1882
John S Aldridge
1833–
Marcellus Aldridge
1834–
John Simpson Aldridge
1835–1880
Barr E Aldridge
1835–
Baby Aldridge
1836–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1819
  • Children

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1800
    Age 2
    "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,"" ..."
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 12
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    Name Meaning

    English: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.

    Possible Related Names

    Eldridge
    Aldredge
    Aldrich
    Holdridge
    Alldredge
    Alridge
    Auldridge
    Etheridge
    Holdredge

    Sources (7)

    • John Aldridge, "United States Census, 1830"
    • John Aldridge, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
    • John Simpson Aldridge Jr, "Find A Grave Index"

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