John Simpson Aldridge Jr

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

The Life 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 Lakin, was 37. He married Lucinda Wheeler on 22 July 1819. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 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–
Joseph Franklin Aldridge
1824–1909
Jason Lafayette Aldridge
1825–1888
John S Aldridge
1833–
Marcellus Aldridge
1834–
Barr E Aldridge
1835–
Baby Aldridge
1836–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 July 1819
children

(12)

    Eliza Aldridge

    Female1820–Female

    Darlington D Aldridge

    Male1820–1859Male

    Joseph Franklin Aldridge

    Male1824–1909Male

    Elizabeth Aldridge

    Female1824–Female

    Jason Lafayette Aldridge

    Male1825–1888Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Joseph Lakin Aldridge

    Male1784–1816Male

    Female1786–1826Female

    Erasmus Aldridge

    Male1789–1844Male

    Female1791–1868Female

    Mary "Polly" Aldridge

    Female1793–1844Female

+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:1. variant of Aldrich . 2. habitational name from a place in the West Midlands called Aldridge; it is recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Aldridge, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Aldridge, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • John Aldridge, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

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