Aaron Aldrich

Brief Life History of Aaron

When Aaron Aldrich was born on 3 April 1828, in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Aaron Aldrich, was 48 and his mother, Hannah Webber, was 44. He married Rhoda A Emery in 1850, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Thompson, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and New Milford Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 3 June 1904, in New Milford, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Milford Cemetery, New Milford Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Aaron Aldrich
1828–1904
Rhoda A Emery
1829–1917
Marriage: 1850
Edgar Charles Aldrich
1850–1927
James D. Aldrich
1854–
Shelley Sinclair Aldrich
1856–1928
Lily Maria Aldrich
1863–1945

Sources (17)

  • Aaron Aldrich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Aaron Aldrich, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rann Aldrich in entry for Albert Laroy Porter and Lilla M Brown, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

1863

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldridge 1, from the Middle English personal names Alrich or Elrich and Aldrich or Eldrich.

History: The earliest recorded bearer of this surname in North America is George Alrich, who came from Derbyshire to MA in 1631.

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

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