Armelia Aldridge1

#2563, b. circa 1856
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited13 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1856Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.1,2 
(Resident) Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.3 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Daniel Aldridge1

#2583, b. September 1909
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship3rd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Joseph Aldridge1 b. Dec 1869, d. 6 Sep 1934
Birth*September 1909Wayne County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census1910(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Joseph Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Joseph Aldridge" head, age 40, farm owner, with wife "Lou B. Aldridge", married 5 years, three children;
"Mary Aldridge" age 3;
"Allen Aldridge" age 2;
"Daniel Aldridge" age 8 months;
Joseph Aldridge's mother "Eliza Aldridge" age 80.
All born NC. Eliza's other son Robert Aldridge lived adjacent.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.

David Sloan Aldridge1

#2565, b. circa 1858
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1858Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.1,2 
(Resident) Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.3 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.4 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Eliza Aldridge1

#2572, b. circa 1864
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited14 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1864North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Ella Aldridge1

#2571, b. circa 1862
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited14 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1862North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Fannie Aldridge1

#2587, b. circa 1872
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1872North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

George W. Aldridge1

#2561, b. circa 1853
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1853Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.1,2 
(Resident) Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.3 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

John William Aldridge1

#2562, b. circa 1855
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1855Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.1,2 
(Resident) Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.3 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Joseph Aldridge1

#2574, b. December 1869, d. 6 September 1934
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited17 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924

Family

Children 1.Mary Aldridge3 b. c 1907
 2.Allen Aldridge3 b. c 1908
 3.Daniel Aldridge3 b. Sep 1909
Birth*December 1869Wayne County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.2 
(Head of Household) Census*1910(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Joseph Aldridge" head, age 40, farm owner, with wife "Lou B. Aldridge", married 5 years, three children;
"Mary Aldridge" age 3;
"Allen Aldridge" age 2;
"Daniel Aldridge" age 8 months;
Joseph Aldridge's mother "Eliza Aldridge" age 80.
All born NC. Eliza's other son Robert Aldridge lived adjacent.3,4 
Resident: Mary Aldridge
Resident: Allen Aldridge
Resident: Daniel Aldridge
Death*6 September 1934Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; death certificate gave his age at death as 64, mother Eliza Barkins.5 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  5. [S342] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT , North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Joseph Aldridge, Wayne County. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina State Board of Health Death Certificates.

Lizzie Aldridge1

#2585, b. circa 1864
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1864North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Louella Aldridge1

#2584, b. circa 1863
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*circa 1863North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary Aldridge1

#2581, b. circa 1907
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016
Relationship3rd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Joseph Aldridge1 b. Dec 1869, d. 6 Sep 1934
Birth*circa 1907Wayne County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census1910(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Joseph Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Joseph Aldridge" head, age 40, farm owner, with wife "Lou B. Aldridge", married 5 years, three children;
"Mary Aldridge" age 3;
"Allen Aldridge" age 2;
"Daniel Aldridge" age 8 months;
Joseph Aldridge's mother "Eliza Aldridge" age 80.
All born NC. Eliza's other son Robert Aldridge lived adjacent.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.

Matthew L. Aldridge1

#2564, b. 1856, d. 6 May 1920
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited17 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*1856Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.1,3 
(Resident) Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum, Robert Aldridge; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.4 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.5 
Death*6 May 1920Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; From the death certificate:
Age 64 years, 2 months, 28 days.
Maiden name of mother - Lizzy Borkem.

Wife Fanny Aldridge supplied the personal information6 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S342] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT , North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Matthew Aldridge, Wayne County. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina State Board of Health Death Certificates.
  3. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  4. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S342] North Carolina State Board of Health Death Certificates, Wayne County. Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT.

Robert Aldridge1

#2374, b. 1819, d. 1899
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited8 Mar 2017

Family

Mary Eliza Balkcum b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Marriage*circa 1852Mary Eliza Balkcum; North Carolina, USA; date is estimated based on age of oldest child in household in 1860 census.1,3 
Children 1.George W. Aldridge b. c 1853
 2.John William Aldridge b. c 1855
 3.Armelia Aldridge b. c 1856
 4.Matthew L. Aldridge b. 1856, d. 6 May 1920
 5.David Sloan Aldridge b. c 1858
 6.Amanda Aldridge b. Jun 1860
 7.Ella Aldridge5 b. c 1862
 8.Louella Aldridge6 b. c 1863
 9.Eliza Aldridge5 b. c 1864
 10.Lizzie Aldridge6 b. c 1864
 11.Joseph Aldridge+5 b. Dec 1869, d. 6 Sep 1934
 12.Robert Aldridge6 b. 1870, d. 29 Aug 1940
 13.Fannie Aldridge6 b. c 1872
Birth*1819North Carolina, USA2,1 
Description*A descendant of Robert's wife Eliza reports that Robert was of mixed race, of a white mother and unknown father.2 
Marriage*circa 1852Mary Eliza Balkcum; North Carolina, USA; date is estimated based on age of oldest child in household in 1860 census.1,3 
Census*29 July 1860Mary Eliza Balkcum; Newton Grove, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; appears as Mary E. Aldridge. Household:
"Robert Aldridge", age 32, farmer, mulatto, born NC, not reading/writing;
"Mary E. Aldridge", age 27, mulatto, not reading/writing;
"George W.", age 7, mulatto;
"John", age 5, mulatto;
"Amelia", age 4, mulatto;
"Matthew L", age 3, mulatto;
"David S.", age 2, mulatto;
female infant age 1 month, mulatto.

Neighbor Enoch Merritt (occupation Cooper), wife Sally, and family.
Neighbor Lewis Henderson age 25 and wife Margaret (Balkcum) Henderson age 26, all of family listed as mulatto.3,4 
Resident: George W. Aldridge
Resident: John William Aldridge
Resident: Armelia Aldridge
Resident: Matthew L. Aldridge
Resident: David Sloan Aldridge
Resident: Amanda Aldridge
Census1 June 1870Mary Eliza Balkcum; Brogden, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robert Aldridge" age 52, farmer, owned the property;
"Eliza Aldridge", age 39, keeping house, born NC;
"George Aldridge" age 18;
"John Aldridge" age 17;
"Ameliah Aldridge" age 14;
"Mathew L. Aldridge" age 13;
"David S. Aldridge" age 12;
"Amanda Aldridge" age 10;
"Ella Aldridge" age 8;
"Eliza Aldridge" age 6;
"Robert Aldridge" age 4;
"Joseph Aldridge" age 7 months, born last Dec;
"Gregory Isham" age 12, born NC, working on farm.

All in the family were identified as born in North Carolina, mulatto. The children of appropriate age had attended school the past year Next door was the family of Mary Eliza's sister Margaret Balkcum Henderson.5 
Resident: George W. Aldridge
Resident: John William Aldridge
Resident: Armelia Aldridge
Resident: Matthew L. Aldridge
Resident: David Sloan Aldridge
Resident: Amanda Aldridge
(Head of Household) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.6 
Resident: Louella Aldridge
Resident: Lizzie Aldridge
Resident: Robert Aldridge
Resident: Fannie Aldridge
Resident: Matthew L. Aldridge
Resident: David Sloan Aldridge
Resident: Amanda Aldridge
Resident: Joseph Aldridge
Death*1899North Carolina, USA2,1 

Citations

  1. [S342] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT , North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Eliza Aldridge, 29 January 1924. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina State Board of Health Death Certificates.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, 2009 email communications, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, Westbrooks District, Northern Division, Newton Grove Post Office., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email communication, e-mail address.
  5. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Wayne County North Carolina, Brogden Township, Goldsboro Post Office, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Robert Aldridge1

#2586, b. 1870, d. 29 August 1940
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited17 May 2016
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Robert Aldridge1 b. 1819, d. 1899
Mother*Mary Eliza Balkcum1 b. Feb 1829, d. 29 Jan 1924
Birth*1870Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census14 June 1880(Resident) Mary Eliza Balkcum, (Head of Household) Robert Aldridge; Brogden Township, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; "Robt Aldridge" age 62, farmer, with wife "Elizar Aldridge" age 50.
Children: "Matthew" age 23; "Sloan" age 21; "Amanda" age 19; "Louella" age 17; "Lizzie" age 16; "Robert" age 12; "Joseph" age 10; "Fannie" age 8.1 
Death*29 August 1940Wayne County, North Carolina, USA; death certificate stated he was age 70 at death, named his mother as Eliza Baucam.2 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Wayne County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S342] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT , North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Robert Aldridge, Wayne County. Hereinafter cited as North Carolina State Board of Health Death Certificates.

William Bryant Aman1

#2336, b. 6 April 1844, d. 13 February 1923
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Last Edited13 Jan 2007
Birth*6 April 1844Fort Valley, Houston County, Georgia, USA; parents were from North Carolina according to researcher, per 1880 census1,2 
Military*say 1863Civil War soldier2 
Marriage*23 January 1866Permelia Melinda Galloway; Henry County, Alabama, USA; researcher has 26 January1,2 
Progeny*1866Permelia Melinda Galloway; Henry County, Alabama, USA; 1.William Hubbard Aman, born 6 Aug. 1866, Henry Co., AL, married 3 Jan. 1888 to Lillie Lawrence Alexander in Henry County, AL. This family moved to Thornton, Limestone Co., TX. William Hubbard Aman died 7 Jan. 1919.
2.Lucy J. Aman, born 1870, Henry County, AL, married _________ Brackin.
3.Gertrude Eliza Aman (ancestor of supplying researcher), born 7 April 1874, married Oscar Milton Murphy on 28 Sept. 1890, at Cureton's Bridge, Henry County, AL (Marriage Book E, pg. 181). Gertrude died 3 Dec. 1918 (her obituary was printed in The Dothan Eagle, issue of 3 Dec. 1918), and Oscar Milton Murphy married (2) Miss Erin McCloud, 26 Mar. 1919 (no issue).
4. Thomas H. Aman, born Dec. 1882.
5. G. H. Aman, born Mar. 1885.2 
Death*13 February 1923Headland, Henry County, Alabama, USA; buried at Eastside Cemetery of the Headland Baptist Church, Headland, Alabama1,3 

Citations

  1. [S332] The Henry County Heritage Book Committee, The Heritage of Henry County, Alabama (PO Box 67; Clanton, AL 35046: Heritage Publishing Consultantsw, Inc, 2002). Hereinafter cited as The Heritage of Henry County, Alabama.
  2. [S329] Researcher Mary Jane Weaver, email 2007, reference date November 15, 2006.
  3. [S329] Researcher Mary Jane Weaver, email 2007, citing tombstone inscription.

Mary Andrews

#1250, b. before 1823
Last Edited15 Apr 2008

Family

Andrew James Preston b. c 1810, d. c 1876
Child 1.Sally Preston b. s 1840
Birth*before 1823 
Marriage*16 December 1838Andrew James Preston; Crawford County, Georgia, USA1 
Married Name16 December 1838Preston1 
(Resident) Census1 November 1850(Resident) Andrew James Preston; Division 20, household 5??, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "A. J. Preston", male age 40, [occupation illegible, possibly merchant ] born in Georgia;
"Mary Preston", age38, born Georgia;
"Gray Preston", male age 26, planter, born Georgia [relationship unknown].
They lived in the household of Jno Andrews male age 67, a planter, born North Carolina and Hiziah Andrews, female age 68. [Possibly Mary's parents]. Another Andrews family lived adjacent.2 
(Witness) Deathcirca 1876(Deceased) Andrew James Preston; Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; A paper in the files of the Court of Ordinary dated 25 March, 1879, signed by J. E. Culverhouse, refers to A. J. Preston, deceased.
The complaint alleges that wife Mary, widowed, illegally converted to her use the entire estate property without any legal representative having been appointed. The paper alleges debts owed by the deceased.
Another paper, a deposition by Barry Martin, was signed 5 Dec, 1876 and alleged debt owed by A. J. Preston, deceased.3 

Citations

  1. [S143] Frances T. Ingmire, compiler, Crawford County Georgia Marriage Records 1823-1953 (10166 Clairmont Dr; St Louis, MO 63136: n.pub., 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Crawford Co GA 1823-1853.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, Georgia, page 419, ancestry image 77/104, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S461] Georgia Wills and Probate Records, Crawford County - Probate Court - Misc Records of the Inferior Court, Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, USA.

James Josiah Ard

#45, b. circa 1860, d. 1 June 1941
ChartsDescendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of William E. Mathews and Ann Nancy Preston
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited2 Jan 2002
Birth*circa 18601 
Marriage*8 January 1885Nancy Elizabeth Baldwin2 
Death*1 June 19411 

Citations

  1. [S185] Lydia Hughes Grimes, Dale County, Alabama Kin (; Lagrange, GA: Family Tree, 1984), Library of Congress.
  2. [S58] Researcher Lola McTaggart.

Thomas Sutton Armstrong1

#1799
Last Edited25 Jan 2002
Marriage*after 1875Martha E. "Mattie" Balkcom1 

Citations

  1. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.

Aaron Balcom1

#953, d. 17 May 1865
Last Edited10 Jan 2001
Military*between 1860 and 1865a private in 20th Sc, Co E in the Confederate Army1 
Death*17 May 1865Point Lookout, Maryland, USA; as a confederate POW1 
Burial*Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout, Maryland, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives, Confederate POWs - Soldiers and Sailors Who Died in Federal Prisons and Military Hospitals in the North , 1984), PAGE 335. Hereinafter cited as Confederate POWs - Soldiers and Sailors Who Died in Federal Prisons.