Bingo! Richard Lee (Married to Juanita) was my Uncle. He, too, is a direct descendant of Eldridge. He was a career Air Force man.
I will have to drag out all the family papers at some point to bring you up to speed on all of Eldridge's Packhams on this side of the Atlantic. This will take a while, however. Destruction of the WTC in New York has diverted our attentions to more pressing issues.