Joseph Underwood Eldredge Sr

10 October 1843–26 July 1934 (Age 90)
Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Underwood

When Joseph Underwood Eldredge Sr was born on 10 October 1843, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elnathan Eldredge III, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Baker, was 33. He married Vianna Merrill Pratt on 30 October 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Meadowville, Rich, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 26 July 1934, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Underwood Eldredge Sr
1843–1934
Vianna Merrill Pratt
1851–1936
Marriage: 30 October 1870
Ruth Vianna Eldredge
1872–1939
Ora Eldredge
1873–1873
Orrie Eldredge
1873–1873
Joseph Underwood Eldredge Junior
1874–1933
Frank Milando Eldredge
1876–1930
Della Cynthia Ann Eldredge
1879–1966
Lulabelle Eldredge
1880–1974
Orson Pratt Eldredge
1884–1930
Vera Eldredge
1890–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 24
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Eldridge .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eldridge

    Story Highlight

    Elnathan Eldredge -Pioneer: Compiled by Ruth Eldredge Swenson 1972

    Elnathan Eldredge -Pioneer Elnathan Eldredge was born in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, on 19 June 1811. He was the son of Elnathan Eldredge and Jane Wixom. He was a seafaring man during his ear …

    Sources (57)

    • Joseph W Eldredge in entry for Vera Eldredge, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Underwood Eldredge, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • J W Eldredge in entry for Robert Donald Walker and Vera Eldredge Doherty, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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