Jane Eldridge

1870–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Eldridge was born in 1870, in Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Asbury Eldridge, was 49 and her mother, Cynthia Jane Bates, was 44. She lived in District 1095, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Asbury Eldridge
1821–
Cynthia Jane Bates
1826–
Ann L. Eldridge
1847–
William W. Eldridge
1848–
Cicero M. Eldridge
1852–
Ida Eliza Catherine Eldridge
1859–
Hattie A. Eldridge
1863–
Thomas A. Eldridge
1867–
Jane Eldridge
1870–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 23

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scots: Elriche, Elritch, wild, hideous, ghostly, lonesome, uninhabited, except by specters

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Sources (2)

  • Jane Eldridge in household of Thos A Eldridge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Eldredge in household of Thomas A Eldredge, "United States Census, 1880"

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