Alanson Eldredge

16 November 1781–14 December 1857 (Age 76)
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Alanson

When Alanson Eldredge was born on 16 November 1781, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Micah Eldredge, was 23 and his mother, Anna Hanks, was 25. He married Esther Sunderlin on 22 January 1804, in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 14 December 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Eldredge
Esther Sunderlin
Marriage: 22 January 1804
Lorania Eldredge
Sabrina Eldredge
Lorania Eldredge
Diana Eldredge
Ira Eldredge
Ann Cady Eldredge
Horace Sunderlin Eldredge
John Eldredge
John Sunderlin Eldredge
Esther Eldredge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1804Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 2
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State
    Age 7
    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 21
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Eldridge .

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Ira Eldredge & Nancy Black

    Ira Eldredge was born March 30, 1810 in Middletown, Vermont to Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sunderlin. As the eldest son, Ira worked very closely with his father’s leather and shoe manufacturing bus …

    Sources (47)

    • Alanson Eldridge, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Alanson Eldredge in entry for Ira Eldredge, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Alanson Oldridge, "United States Census, 1810"

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