Alanson Eldredge

5 December 1846–22 October 1899 (Age 52)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Alanson

When Alanson Eldredge was born on 5 December 1846, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ira Eldredge, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Black, was 34. He married Martha Elizabeth Neff on 9 May 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 October 1899, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Eldredge
Martha Elizabeth Neff
Marriage: 9 May 1870
Elizabeth May Eldredge
Letitia Neff Eldredge
Owen Alanson Eldredge
Franklin Milton Eldredge
Horace Edmund Eldredge
Leon Eldredge
Daughter Eldredge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 21
    Nebraska is the 37th state.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Eldridge .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Alanson Eldredge born 1847 at Winter Quarters

    Raised in the Sugar House area Named Sugar House because of Sugar Beet Factory, and later other factories Married Martha Elizabeth Neff. First lived in Sugar House area, later farmed in Mill Creek a …

    Sources (36)

    • Alonso Eldredge, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Alaman Eldridge in household of Mary Eldridge, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alanson Eldridge, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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