Looking for information on parents, siblings, children and descendants of my 4th great-grandfather, Samuel Aldrich, born about 1802, Chenango County, New York, died 1871, Knoxville, Iowa, married Altha A. Sheldon.Altha was born 5 December 1806, Rensselaer County, New York, died 16 April 1890, Parma, Idaho.
They had nine children.My 3rd great-grandmother, Elvira Clarissa Aldrich, their 7th child, was born 20 July 1840, Richland County, Ohio, married Brice Shipley.
Elvira's sister, Sarah A. Aldrich, born 23 September 1849, Richland, Ohio, died 17 September 1928, Caldwell, Idaho, married 29 December 1864, Knoxville, Iowa, to A.J. Mitchell.
Elvira's brother James S., travelled on the Oregon Trail with Elvira Clarissa Aldrich and Brice Shipley in 1864 to Rocky Bar, Idaho.James then returned to Iowa or Ohio ?).
I don't have the names of Samuel's other children, and would appreciate any additional information.