Charles Leonard Aldridge

12 January 1908–9 August 1989 (Age 81)
Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States

The Life of Charles Leonard

When Charles Leonard Aldridge was born on 12 January 1908, in Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States, his father, Willis Leonard Aldridge, was 37 and his mother, Nina Rebecca Peterson, was 21. He married Edna Gertrude Core on 6 December 1936, in Eckert, Delta, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 16 Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 August 1989, in Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States.

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Charles Leonard Aldridge
Edna Gertrude Core
Marriage: 6 December 1936
Edna Marie Aldridge
Ricky Lea Aldridge

Spouse and Children

6 December 1936
Eckert, Delta, Colorado, United States



    Ricky Lea Aldridge


Parents and Siblings



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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 1

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Aldrich . 2. habitational name from a place in the West Midlands called Aldridge; it is recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles L O Aldridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas L Aldridge in household of Leonard W Aldridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles L Aldridge in household of Willis L Aldridge, "United States Census, 1920"

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