Rachel Aldridge

30 April 1800–6 December 1872
East Garston, Berkshire, England

The Life Summary of Rachel

Rachel Aldridge was born on 30 April 1800, in East Garston, Berkshire, England as the daughter of Adam and Eliz th Martin. She married Samuel Langfield on 4 July 1848, in St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr, Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom. She was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Langfield
1787–1871
Rachel Aldridge
1800–1872
Marriage: 4 July 1848

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1848St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr, Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 3
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 19
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English:from the Middle English personal names Alrich or Elrich and Aldrich or Eldrich, representing any one of three Old English personal names, Æthelrīc, Ælfrīc, and Ealdrīc, formed respectively from æthel- ‘noble’, ælf ‘elf, sprite’, and (e)ald ‘old, honored’ + rīc ‘ruler’.habitational name from Aldridge (Staffordshire), Aldridge Grove in Hampden (Buckinghamshire), or from a similarly named unidentified place in the West Midlands, recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘specialized farmstead’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eldridge
    Aldredge
    Aldrich
    Holdridge
    Alldredge
    Alridge
    Auldridge
    Etheridge
    Holdredge

    Sources (2)

    • Rachel Aldredge in entry for Samuel Langfield, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Legacy NFS Source: Rachael Martin - Government record: burial: 6 December 1872; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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