George Willard Aldridge

1860–1934 (Age 74)
Henry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Willard

When George Willard Aldridge was born in 1860, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Alvin Aldridge, was 21 and his mother, Leuticia Jane Wallace, was 26. He married Sarah Ann "Sallie" Carter on 16 June 1892, in New Castle, Henry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Lockport, Henry, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 6 July 1934, at the age of 74.

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George Willard Aldridge
Sarah Ann "Sallie" Carter
Marriage: 16 June 1892
Laura Aldridge
Anna Mary Aldridge
Sanford Simpson Aldridge
Linnia Margaret Aldridge
Malissa Elizabeth J Aldridge
Francis Lee Aldridge
Georgia M Aldridge
Henry W Aldridge
Lethia P Aldridge
Martha E Aldridge

Spouse and Children

16 June 1892
New Castle, Henry, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Willard Aldridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W Aldridge in household of John Aldridge, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Alridge in household of John Alridge, "United States Census, 1880"

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