Caleb Etheridge

1720–19 January 1784 (Age 64)
Currituck, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Etheridge was born in 1720, in Currituck, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Etheridge, was 28 and his mother, Eleanor Bright, was 22. He registered for military service in 1781. He died on 19 January 1784, in Currituck, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Etheridge
1692–1744
Eleanor Bright
1698–1780
Josiah Etheridge
1717–1783
Dorothy Etheridge
1727–
Amos Etheridge
1718–1785
Willis Etheridge
1719–1812
Caleb Etheridge
1720–1784
James Etheridge
1722–1804
Sarah Etheridge
1723–1789
John Etheridge
1724–1783
Caleb Etheridge
1726–1744
Josiah Etheridge
1726–1840
John Etheridge
1728–1788
Sarah Ethridge
1750–1823

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 9

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.
1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 47

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 54

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

Name Meaning

English: altered form of Edrich, from the Middle English personal name Edrich, Ederick, Old English Ēadrīc, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + rīc ‘power’. Current since the beginning of the 17th century, it developed from the late 16th-century forms Et(t)riche, Et(t)ridge.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Caleb Etheridge, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • By A Line of Marked Trees – Abstracts of Currituck County, North Carolina Deed Books Vol 1-3 - Etheridge

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