Biography of Charles D. Eldridge
Forest County, PA Biographies





CHARLES D. ELDRIDGE. farmer, P. O. Marionville, son of David S. and Emeline (Donehower) Eldridge. was born in Philadelphia, Penn., April 30, 1844. and came to Forest county with his parents, in 1849, locating on his present farm in Jenks township. James Eldridge, the grandfather of Charles D., also settled on this farm at the same time. Four children were born to David S. and, Emeline Eldridge: Charles D. and George D. (in Jenks township). Marien (wife of Judson Parsons, in Jenks township), and Zebiah L. (wife of William Cunningham, in Howe township). The father died in 1886, and the mother in 1857. Charles D. Eldridge has lived on his present farm since five years of age, and has done much toward clearing and improving the same. He is identified with the Democrat party, and has filled the office of township auditor.

From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
Pennsylvania
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Chicago, 1890.


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