Rebecca Ann
(1859-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Martin Davis ELDREDGE

  • Catherine ELDREDGE
  • Iota ELDREDGE
  • Nelson ELDREDGE
  • Emma P. ELDREDGE
  • Steven Douglas ELDREDGE
  • Arval Alfred ELDREDGE
  • John H. ELDREDGE
  • Rosie ELDREDGE
  • Levi Thomas ELDRIDGE
  • Martin Davis ELDREDGE
  • Herman ELDREDGE+
  • James Orlando ELDREDGE+
  • Blanche E. ELDREDGE
  • Alice Gertrude ELDREDGE+
  • Maggie ELDREDGE

Rebecca Ann

  • Born: 7 Jul 1859, , , Illinois, United States 1 2
  • Marriage: Martin Davis ELDREDGE circa 1878 in , , Illinois, United States 1

bullet   Another name for Rebecca was Annie A..3

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census: U.S. Federal, 11 Jun 1880, Douglas, Clark County, Illinois. 4

Census: U.S. Federal, 7 Jun 1900, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 1

Census: U.S. Federal, 18 Apr 1910, , Grayson County, Texas, United States. 5

Census: U.S. Federal, 8 Jan 1920, , Grayson County, Texas, United States. 3


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Rebecca married Martin Davis ELDREDGE, son of Otis ELDREDGE and Catharine CLAPP, circa 1878 in , , Illinois, United States.1 (Martin Davis ELDREDGE was born on 26 Jan 1857 in , Edgar County, Illinois, United States,1 2 6 died on 2 Sep 1919 in , Cooke County, Texas, United States 2 7 and was buried in Sadler, Grayson County, Texas 2.)


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1 1900 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 76, p. 5A, dwelling 91, family 92, Martin Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll 299;
Martin, 43 born Jan 1839, Rebecca A., 42 born Jul 1839, Katy, 21 born Sep 1878, Iata C., 20 born Dec 1879, Nelson, 19 born Feb 1881, Emma P., 18 born May 1882, Stephen A., 16 born Feb 1884, Oval, 14 born Mar 1886, John H., 12 born Jul 1887, Rozella, 11 born Feb 1889, Levi T., 10 born Mar 1890, Martin, 8 born Feb 1892, Herman E. T., 6 born Jul 1893, Orlando, 5 born Mar 1895, Blanche E., 4 born Mar 1896, Alice G., 1 born Jul 1898, Maggie, a newborn born May 1900. Martin and Rebecca had been married twenty-three years. Rebecca had borne fifteen children all of whom were alive. Martin was born in Illinois, his father was born in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Rebecca, her parents, and all the children were born in Illinois. Oval, John H., Rozella, Levi T., and Herman had attended school for six months. Martin, Jr. and the younger children could not read or write. The other members of the household could read and write. Martin owned his farm free and clear of mortgage and was enumerated on schedule 77.

2 Charlotte Holder and Georgiana Hurlbert, "Grayson County, Texas Cemetery Records" (typescript, Dallas Public Library, Dallas), p. 90;
Herman E. Eldredge7-9-18938-10-1917
FATHER Martin D. Eldredge1-26-18579-2-1919
MOTHER Rebecca Eldredge7-7-1857----
. . .
Mary F. Eldredge18711962

3 1920 U.S. census, Grayson, Texas population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 112, p. 4B, dwelling 73, family 79, Rebecca A. Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry : accessed 27 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll 1809;
Rebecca A. Eldredge, a 61 year old widow, was living with her children, Stephen D., 36, a traction engineer, Orval A., 34, a common laborer, Martin D., 28, a farm laborer, James O., 24, a dry goods clerk, Blanche E., 22, Alice G., 21, a teacher, and Rebecca's granddaughters, Myrtle L. Doolittle, 16, Myrtle M. Collins, 3 years 11 months in Sadler, Grayson County, Texas. Everyone in the household but Rebecca was single. Rebecca and her children were all born in Illinois as were her parents. The granddaughters were born in North Dakota. Miss Doolittle's father was born in Iowa and mother in Illinois. Miss Collin's parents were born in Illinois. Myrtle Doolittle had attended school. Everyone in the household except Myrtle Collins could read and write.

4 1880 U.S. census, Clark, Illinois population schedule, Douglas, enumeration district (ED) 36, p. 74A, dwelling 66, family 68, Martin Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll 181;
Martin Eldredge, a 23 year old farmer, was living with his wife, Rebecca, 22, and children Catherine, 2, and Iota, five months, in Douglas, Clark County, Illinois. The entire family was born in Illinois. His father was born in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Rebecca's parents were born in Illinois.

5 1910 U.S. census, Grayson, Texas population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 101, p. 2B, dwelling 36, family 36, Martin Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 27 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 1556;
Martin Eldredge, 53, and his wife, Annie A., 52, were living with their children, Steven, 26, Alfred, 24, Rosie, 21, Levi, 20, Martin, 16, Herman, 16, Orlando, 15, Blanch, 13, Alice, 11, Maggie, 9, and his granddaughter, Myrtle L Doolittle 6. Martin and Annie had been married 32 years. All of the children were single. Annie had borne 15 children, 14 of which were still living. Martin's father was born in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Annie's parents were born in Illinois as were all the children. Myrtle was born in North Dakota, her father in Iowa and mother in Illinois. Everyone except Maggie and Myrtle could read and write. The five youngest children attended school within the year. He owned his farm free of mortgage and it was enumerated on schedule 37.

6 1860 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Simms, p. 89, dwelling 641, family 620, Otis Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 176;
Otis Eldridge, 38, a farmer, and his wife, Catherine, 34, was living with Levi, 15, a farm laborer, Harvey, 12, Clarinda, 11, Sylvester, 8, Eugenia, 4, Martin, 3, Mandana, 1 in Simms Township, Edgar County, Illinois. He owned $1,500 in real property and $734 in personal property. Otis was born in Ohio but Catherine and all the children were born in Illinois. The oldest four children had attended school in the last year.

7 "Texas Death Index, 1902-2000," database, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 27 Dec 2009), Martin D. Eldredge;
Name: Martin D. Eldredge Sr.
Death Date: 2 Sep 1919
Death County: Cooke
Certificate: 26120



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