John Wesley Auldridge

Male8 April 1853–6 December 1918

Brief Life History of John Wesley

When John Wesley Auldridge was born on 8 April 1853, in Pattonsburg, Daviess, Missouri, United States, his father, James Auldridge, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Jane Ellis, was 29. He married Nancy L 'Nannie' Graham on 18 March 1875, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Benton Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Salem Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 6 December 1918, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pattonsburg, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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John Wesley Auldridge
Nancy L 'Nannie' Graham
Marriage: 18 March 1875
Levinia Auldridge
Della J. Auldridge
Luna Auldridge
Eulala Auldridge

Sources (15)

  • John W Aldridge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jno W Auldridge, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • J W Auldridge in entry for Paul Jarrett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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  • Marriage
    18 March 1875Daviess, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 10

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 19

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): or Scottish variant of Aldridge .

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

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