Ruth P Eldredge

Female13 June 1827–29 May 1904

Brief Life History of Ruth P

When Ruth P Eldredge was born on 13 June 1827, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Isaiah Eldredge, was 33 and her mother, Jane B. Patterson, was 24. She lived in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 May 1904, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Isaiah Eldredge
Jane B. Patterson
Nancy P. Eldridge
Selina Jane Eldredge
Ruth P Eldredge
Isaiah Eldredge Jr.
Julia Ann Eldredge

Sources (11)

  • Ruth P Eldredge in household of Elijah N Ryder, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth P. Eldredge - birth: 13 June 1827; Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Ruth P. Eldredge, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.


Age 36

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Eldridge .

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

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