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NATHANIEL ALDRIDGE: [2]                                                       The Oldridge Connection     Margaret Oldridge Galloway
son of  possibly William  Aldridge and Mary nee unknown
Born: circa 1788                                                                          Note: Nathaniel and Samuel Oldridge/Aldridge married sisters  
Died: By 4 April  1835 Breckinridge Co., KY                                          Mary and Jemima Butler
Burial: KY
Married: 14 June 1810, Nelson Co., KY                                       
    MARY BUTLER
    daughter of James Butler and unknown
    Born: circa 1785
    Died: 1848 Breckinridge Co., KY
    Burial: KY

CHILDREN OF NATHANIEL AND MARY:

 1. Ruth Aldridge + Henry H. Priest
 2. Sarah Aldridge
 3. John Aldridge + Charity Hinds
 4. Edward Aldridge no information
 5. Lucinda Aldridge + Henry T. Lampton
 6. Samuel C. Aldridge, Sr. + 1] Matilda Mc Coy
                                         + 2] Amanda Malvina Seeley
 7. Lewis Aldridge ...... no information
 8. Elizabeth Aldridge + Bowen G. Turpin
 9. William Lindsey Aldridge + Josephine Clark
10. Squire Aldridge + Permelia Grammer
     b. circa 1827
     d. 10 November 1854 HCVRs
     m. 17 December 1848 Vermillion Co., IN
     children:
      1. Jennie Aldridge *
      2. Bruce Aldridge *
      Both children died in Hawesville *
11. Mary Ann Aldridge + William Carmen
12. Eliza Jane Aldridge + Greenbury Lynch
13. James M. Aldridge + Emmaline Powers

SOURCES:
Year: 1810; Census Place: Kentucky, Nelson, Kentucky; Roll: 8; Page: 1; Image: 00009; Family History Library Film: 0181353.

There is a Nathaniel Aldridge listed in Muster Rolls for the War of 1812. He was recruited 10 November 1814, during the time frame when Kentuckians were being recruited for the Battle of New Orleans. Term of service was 6 months. Nathaniel O/Aldridge served in Capt. Edward Berry’s Company, Kentucky Detached Militia, as part of the 15th Regiment Commanded by Lt.-Col. Gabriel Slaughter. Source: “Kentucky Soldiers of the War of 1812" Compiled by Minnie S. Wilder [1931] And A New Introduction by G. Glenn Clift, Assistant Director and Editor Kentucky Historical Society, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company 1969

CMSR War of 1812 records list Nathaniel Aldridge serving at Camp Jackson [which was located in LA, near New Orleans].

"The Battle of New Orleans" by Zachary Smith published by the Filson Club 1904 Lists Nathaniel Oldridge

Year: 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Stephens Port, Breckinridge, Kentucky; Page: 233; NARA Roll: M33_16; Image: 127.

Year: 1830 US Census; Census Place: , Breckinridge, Kentucky; Page: 74; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 34; Family History Film: 0007813. [1 Who is blind] Note on the 1830 census there are two elderly adults living with this family. I suspect they are either William Oldridge and his wife or James Butler and his wife. They are living in Breckinridge Co., KY in 1820 and are listed as over 45 years of age and upwards. They are not found living independently on the 1830 census for this county.

Year: 1840; Census Place: , Breckinridge, Kentucky; Roll: 105; Page: 449; Image: 922; Family History Library Film: 0007823. The Aldridge family is most likely living with Henry Preast, Breckinridge Co., KY, page 449. There are 16 people living in this household, no slaves.
 

Estate records of Nathaniel Aldridge Breckinridge Co., KY
Estate records of Mary Butler Aldridge Breckinridge Co., KY
* Research from notes of Ruth Hannah Aldridge Craig now deceased
Tax Books of Breckinridge and Nelson Cos., KY from microfilm at Willard Library.

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