Hi! My name is Karen S. (Aldridge, Bart) Murray and my dad and his family is from Fayette County, Illinois.I have information to confirm everyone except for my 4Great-Grandpa.There are as follows: 1) Ezra Aldridge b. 1785 - North Carolina m: Ann Unknown 2) Henry Aldridge b. 18257 - N.C. or Tenn. m: Jerusha Hannen/Nellie Hanon b. abt. 1840 - Ohio d. Bef. 1880 3) John Wesley Aldridge b. 1856 - Shelby County, Illinois d. 1889 - Bowling Green Twp. Fayette Co., Illinois m. Matilda Elaine King - June 04, 1879 Fayette Co. IL Matilda King b. November 07, 1857 Fayette Co. IL. d. October 15, 1936Fayette Co., IL. 4) Samuel Benton Aldridge b. June 26, 1889 d. April 18, 1967 m: Lela Arvella Haslett - 1910 5) Cecil Eugne Aldridege b January 03, 1916 d. Feb. 27, 1988 m: Rosa Zetta Wheat (Ritter, biological maiden name) 6) Bennie Franklin Aldridge b. Nov. 29, 1936 m: Carol Jean Wilkinson 7) Karen Sue Murray
Cecil and Bennie were both born in St. Elmo, Illinois and we still have family that live there.
Would be interested in finding out if your Jackson Aldridge could be related and if you could confirm the Ezra connection.