Eldridge Hord

Brief Life History of Eldridge

When Eldridge Hord was born on 2 December 1800, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Hord, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Anne Gibbons, was 28. He married Sarah H. Armstrong on 1 February 1827, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1881, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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Eldridge Hord
Sarah H. Armstrong
Marriage: 1 February 1827
Hannibal Hord
Frederick Hord
William Powell Hord

Sources (2)

  • Eldridge Hord, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Tennessee, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1779-2008

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803 · The U.S doubles in size

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.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Heard .

Altered form of Swedish Hård (see Hard 2).

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

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