Jesse Eldredge I

10 May 1787–11 August 1859 (Age 72)
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jesse

Jesse Eldredge I was born on 10 May 1787, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 11 August 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in East Harwich, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · The United States Constitution

Age 2

Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldridge ( see Aldrich ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessee Eldridge in entry for Jessee Eldridge Jr., "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Jesse Eldredge in entry for Alpheus M. Eldredge, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Jesse Eldredge in entry for Alpheus M. Eldredge, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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