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.

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Family Time Line

Noah Fields
Mary Eldridge
Marriage: 8 November 1929
Eunice Fields
Loren Fields
Elmo Fields
Kelsie Fields
Carl Fields
Vivian “Vib” Rose Fields

Spouse and Children

    Noah Fields



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


    Eunice Fields


    Loren Fields


    Elmo Fields


    Kelsie Fields


    Carl Fields


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Crittenden Eldridge





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"

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