Jesse "Ranter" Eldridge

4 February 1815–14 June 1896 (Age 81)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse "Ranter"

When Jesse "Ranter" Eldridge was born on 4 February 1815, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John D Eldridge, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Polina Gilliland, was 39. He married Elizabeth Riley Stewart in 1834, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 14 June 1896, in Livingston, Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Rickman, Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse "Ranter" Eldridge
1815–1896
Elizabeth Riley Stewart
1818–1867
Marriage: 1834
John Calvin Eldridge
1835–1892
Sarah Perlina Eldridge
1837–1858
Mary Catherine Eldridge
1839–1906
Nancy Eldridge
1841–
David Marion Eldridge
1844–
Thomas Jefferson Eldridge
1846–1906
Susan Caroline Eldridge
1848–
Arkley Eldridge
1850–1935
Leonidas Decatur "Lee" Eldridge
1852–1908
Cooly Eldridge
1854–
Julia S Eldridge
1855–
Lovina Eldridge
1858–1859
Harvey D Eldridge
1861–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1834
Overton, Tennessee, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 20

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Eldric, a variant of Aldrich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Eldridge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jepee Eldridge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jesse Eldridge, "United States Census, 1870"

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