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The Tie That Binds

JAMES M. ALDRIDGE: (2)
son on Nathaniel Aldridge and Mary "Polly" Butler
Born: January 1829
Died: 26 September 1900 , Hancock Co., KY
Burial: Nichols Cemetery, Hancock Co., KY
Married: 24 July 1855 Hancock Co., KY
     EMMELINE POWERS
     daughter of James Powers and Susan Fogle
     Born: circa 1837 Nelson Co., KY
     Died: 11 July 1889
     Burial: Nichols Cemetery, Hancock Co., KY

CHILDREN OF JAMES AND EMMELINE POWERS:

 1. James Aldridge
     b. c. 1857
     d. between 1860 - 1870 census
 2. Laura E. Aldridge + James H. Batman
 3. William L. Aldridge + Elizabeth Bruner
 4. Julia Annie Aldridge + Joseph Andrew Kennedy
 5. Mary E. "Molly" Aldridge + A. P. Mc Kee
 6. James Nathaniel "Than" Aldridge + Viola A. Aldridge
 7. Thomas Aldridge
 8. Edward Aldridge + Georgia Ann Keown
 9. Lewis Aldridge + Willie A. Collard
10. John W. Aldridge + Bessie Weedman
11. Susan M. "Sudie" Aldridge + Miles L. Fuqua
12. Viola Aldridge + Ludlow Flake

SOURCES:
For further information on the Powers family see the book "Frederick Powers and Teresa Powers Their Descendants, Ancestors and Related Families" by Omegene (Powers) Powell at the Archives in Hawesville, Hancock Co., KY

1850 District 2, Breckinridge Co., KY Federal Census
Enumeration date: 23 August 1850 Page: 79A, line 27
Dwelling - Family 476 - 476
Living with his maternal uncle, John Hinds (Hines); living next door to his maternal grandmother Mary Butler Hinds

James M. Aldridge is listed as an heir of Mary Butler Aldridge, in court proceedings in 1852, in Breckinridge Co., KY.

1860 Hawesville, Hancock Co., KY Federal Census
Enumeration date: 26 August 1860 Page: 136
Dwelling - Family 1048 - 1039
Living in household is a James (3), and Mary (1) and an
A. Aldridge (25) seamstress.

Living next door is a Mary Aldridge, with 3 sons: William (10), James (7), Mathew / Nathan (note actual microfilm looks like Nathan, while transcribed book says Mathew ?) Possible family of William Lindsey Aldridge?

1870 Hancock Co., KY Federal Census
Enumeration date: 23 August 1870 Page: 162
Dwelling - Family 144

1880 Indian Creek, Hancock Co., KY Federal Census
Enumeration District: Page: , line
Dwelling - Family 15 - 15
Thomas who should have been age 12, no longer in the home.

1900 Magistrate District 6, Hancock Co., KY Federal Census
Enumeration District: , sheet , line
Enumeration date: Page:
Dwelling - Family 164 - 167
James is listed as a widower, aged 71. Living with him is a daughter Viola aged 18.
 


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