Mary Eldridge

1 March 1908–29 August 1973 (Age 65)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Eldridge was born on 1 March 1908, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, her father, Matthew Crittenden Eldridge, was 48 and her mother, Rosa B. Hensley, was 31. She married Noah Fields on 8 November 1929, in Kings Creek, Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 29 August 1973, at the age of 65.

Photos & Memories (3)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Noah Fields
1908–1976
Mary Eldridge
1908–1973
Marriage: 8 November 1929
Eunice Fields
1928–2018
Loren Fields
1931–2016
Elmo Fields
1933–1934
Kelsie Fields
1935–2001
Carl Fields
1938–1938
Vivian “Vib” Rose Fields
1950–2018

Spouse and Children

    Noah Fields

    Male1908–1976Male

    Female1908–1973Female

MARRIAGE
8 November 1929
Kings Creek, Letcher, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    Eunice Fields

    Female1928–2018Female

    Loren Fields

    Male1931–2016Male

    Elmo Fields

    Male1933–1934Male

    Kelsie Fields

    Male1935–2001Male

    Carl Fields

    Male1938–1938Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Crittenden Eldridge

    Male1859–1912Male

    Female1876–1943Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 18

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Eldric, a variant of Aldrich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Fields in household of Noah Fields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Fields in household of Noah Fields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Eldridge in household of Mathew Eldridge, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.