Noah Aldrich

Brief Life History of Noah

When Noah Aldrich was born on 10 March 1750, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, David Aldrich, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Benson, was 34. He married Hulda Whitaker on 3 December 1772, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 March 1825, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Noah Aldrich
Hulda Whitaker
Marriage: 3 December 1772
David Aldrich
Sarah Aldrich
Philip Aldrich
Noah Aldrich
Richard Aldrich
Seth Aldrich
Rachel Aldrich
Huldah Aldrich
Nancy Aldrich
Ada Aldrich
William Aldrich

Sources (8)

  • Noah Aldrich, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Noah Aldrich, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Noah Aldrich in entry for William Aldrich and Susan F. Wilmouth, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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World Events (7)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.

1772 · The Gaspee Affair

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldridge 1, from the Middle English personal names Alrich or Elrich and Aldrich or Eldrich.

History: The earliest recorded bearer of this surname in North America is George Alrich, who came from Derbyshire to MA in 1631.

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

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