Joseph Charles Eldridge was born in the USA the son of Samuel Eldridge and Rachel Godefrey. He later was living in Chile and married Eloisa Ortiz, a local woman, in Valparaiso, Chile and their son Arthur Charles was born there in 1850.
Joseph Charles was the Captain of a trade ship and he died when his ship was wrecked in 1851. His wife later remarried an Argentine man, Francisco Lynch in 1854 in San Francisco, California, USA and later they moved with their family and her son Arthur Charles Eldridge to Argenina.
Arthur Charles Eldridge married Martina Vega in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1881 and all there children were born in Buenos Aires.
Updated 16 September 2007
Samuel Eldridge ( - ) m ( ) Rachel Godefroy ( - ) | Joseph Charles Eldridge (1815-1851) m 1850 Eloisa Ortiz (1834-1913) | Arthur Charles Eldridge (1850- ) m 1881 Martina Vega ( - ) | Arturo Eldridge (1882- ) Guillermo Eldridge ( - ) Marta Eldridge ( - ) Carlos Eldridge ( - ) Eloisa Eldridge ( - ) Federico Eldridge ( - ) Alfredo Eldridge ( - )