Elbridge Adolphus Aldridge

25 February 1932–4 May 2009 (Age 77)
Summit City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States

The Life of Elbridge Adolphus

When Elbridge Adolphus Aldridge was born on 25 February 1932, in Summit City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, his father, Adolphus Eugene Aldridge, was 49 and his mother, Nellie V. Smith, was 37. He lived in Paradise Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 2009, at the age of 77, and was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Adolphus Eugene Aldridge
Nellie V. Smith
Ruth Aldridge
Varden Aldridge
Thomas L Aldridge
Julia Aldridge
Basil Eugene Aldridge
Elbridge Adolphus Aldridge
Donna Aldridge
Adolphus Aldridge

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 3

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 22

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.

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)

  • Elbridge Aldridge in household of Adolphus Aldridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elbridge in entry for Adolphus Aldridge, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Elbridge Adolphus Aldridge, "Find A Grave Index"

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