I'm just starting a family history on my Fathers clan, we are from West Salem, Illinois, My father Carlyle P. Aldridge b.Jan.21,1923 m. Rita M. Greathouse b. April 13, 1920 d. Jan. 20, 1993 dau. Irl Greathouse b. 1896 d. 1970s? and Lida Deischer b. June,1894 d.June, 1984 son of Leo Auldridge and Thelma M. Hawkins, son of Levi Auldridge and Catharin Fishel? I was told that Levi came from Ky. Thelma dau. Richard (Dickie) Hawkins and Mae Simmons of Bone Gap, Illinois, He owned a big farm there. Brother to Carlyle P. Aldridge,is Richard A. Auldridge. I do know that half of Levis brothers spell Aldridge and Auldridge. Not to shure why. I hope someone could help me start this,I would really love to find out more, or where to start.Father doesn't talk to much about his family.