RICHARD ELDRIDGE ????-1792


Richard Eldridge married Mercy Bubbers on 21 Oct 1787 at All Saints, Canterbury, Kent, England. Their children John, Richard and Mary were baptised at Selling, Kent before Richard died and Mercy remarried in 1794 at Canterbury Cathedral to John Baynes.

John Eldridge, son of Richard and Mercy, and Ann had had nine children baptised at Canterbury between 1812 and 1834. John was a shoemaker and later a sweetmeat shopkeeper. His son Charles was also a shoemaker at Canterbury and his son Charles must have travelled to the United States of America and Canada as his children Beatrice is shown born at Jersey City, USA and Ruby born at Toronto, Canada, on the 1901 English census.

Richard Eldridge, son of Richard and Mercy, married Martha Nash on 25 Dec 1816 at St Dunstans Church, Canterbury, Kent. He was a Customs House Officer born in Selling. Two of their sons, Daniel Edward and George William, along with Daniels wife Eliza, emigrated to Australia. They left Gravesend in Oct 1857 on the Maidstone and arrived at Melbourne, Victoria on 14 Jan 1858. The passenger list shows Daniel as a merchant aged 27, Eliza his wife aged 28 and George as a single male mariner aged 23. Daniel and George may have earlier visited New South Wales being the Mr D and Mr G Eldridge who arrived in Sydney on 17 Mar 1854 on the Templar from London on 16 Nov.

  1. Daniel Edward was baptised at Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales on 8 Jun 1830 the son of Richard Eldridge and Martha. He married Eliza Holmes on 15 Sep 1857 at Bethnal Green, Saint Matthew, London, England. She was born at Berks, England. They had four children. The first birth was registered at Chippendale with the remainder at St Leonards. Daniel died at Chatswood on 14 Jun 1912 aged 82 and was buried at the Methodist Cemetery Chatswood. He was shown the son of Richard Eldridge, an excise man, and Martha Baines on his death registration. Eliza died on 20 May 1916 and her death was registered at Chatswood.
  2. George William was born on 20 Nov 1833 at Stepney, London, England. He was a storekeeper aged 26 of Castlereagh Street Sydney when he married Elizabeth Holloway Thomas at St James Church of England Sydney on 20 Feb 1860. He is shown the son of Richard Eldridge, an Officer M Customs, and Martha Nash and showed his birthplace as London England. Elizabeth was aged 19 of Redfern, born England, the daughter of Henry Thomas a coal merchant and Ann Holloway. The births of the first nine of their ten known children were registered at Sydney with the last at Newtown. George died on 7 May 1911 and Elizabeth on 28 Jan 1932, both at Enmore.

Edward Eldridge, who was a nephew of Daniel Edward Eldridge, migrated aged 17 to Sydney on the Severn arriving on 10 Oct 1863 and he was shown as the son of Mary Ann and William. A deposit had been paid the previous year by George Eldridge. Edward is thought to be the son of Mary Ann Eldridge who later married William Ruffell. Edward drowned in Sydney Harbour in 1865.

Lily Eldridge, known as Lilian, a great great granddaughter of Richard and Mercy migrated to the USA on the Philadelphia departing Southampton on 7 Sep 1907 and arriving at New York on 14 Sep 1907.

Updated 12 May 2020


Richard Eldridge (    -1792)
m 1787 Mercy Bubbers (1769-1846)
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    John Eldridge (1789-1863)
    m 1810 Ann Horn (1792-1874)
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    |   Sarah Eldridge (1812-    )
    |   Richard Eldridge (1814-    )
    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1816-    )
    |   William Eldridge (1818-1818)
    |   John Eldridge (1820-    )
    |   m (    ) Sarah Evans (1819-    )
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    |   |   Joseph Eldridge (1845-    )
    |   |   James Eldridge (1847-    )
    |   |   m 1880 Mary Ann Marshall (    -    )
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    |   |   |   Lilian Eldridge (1878-    )
    |   |   |   James Eldridge (1881-    )
    |   |   |   m 1902 Matilda Castle (    -    )
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    |   |   |   |   Eric James Eldridge (1903-    )
    |   |   |   |   John Henry Leslie Eldridge (1905-1993)
    |   |   |   |   Lilian Matilda Eldridge (1907-    )
    |   |   |   |   Violet Rose Eldridge (1908-    )
    |   |   |   |   Roydon Frederick Eldridge (1910-1997)
    |   |   |   |   m 1933 Dorothy M Martin (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   Ivy M Eldridge (1912-    )
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    |   |   |   Edith Rose Eldridge (1889-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Richard Eldridge (1850-1851)
    |   |   John Eldridge (1852-    )
    |   |   Charles Eldridge (1854-    )
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    |   Mercy Eldridge (1822-1843)
    |   Julia Eldridge (1824-    )
    |   m 1846 George Clayson (1824-    )
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    |   |   George Clayson (1849-    )
    |   |   Percy Clayson (1852-    )
    |   |   William Clayson (1855-    )
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    |   Charles Eldridge (1827-1899)
    |   m 1850 Sarah Hogben (1828-1904)
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    |   |   Charles Eldridge (1851-1913)
    |   |   m 1879 Olive Brown (1851-1881)
    |   |   m 1882 Sarah Ann Wilson (1861-    )
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    |   |   |   Charles John Eldridge (1883-1883)
    |   |   |   Beatrice Eldridge (1884-1963)
    |   |   |   m 1904 Edwin George Buesden (1882-1932)
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    |   |   |   |   Harold Buesden (1904-1961)
    |   |   |   |   Elsie May Buesden (1911-1971)
    |   |   |   |   Ruby Mary Buesden (1914-    )
    |   |   |   |   Cyril E Buesden (1916-1995)
    |   |   |   |   Beatrice Joyce Buesden (1921-1992)
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    |   |   |   Ruby May Eldridge (1886-1906)
    |   |   |   Charles John Wilson Eldridge (1893-1984)
    |   |   |   m 1915 Edith Isobal Bishopp (1892-    )
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    |   |   William Eldridge (1854-1854)
    |   |   Eliza Eldridge (1856-    )
    |   |   m 1879 James Jennings (1855-    )
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    |   |   |   George James Jennings (1880-    )
    |   |   |   Florence Mabel Jennings (1882-    )
    |   |   |   Winifred Maud Jennings (1883-1885)
    |   |   |   Sidney Claud Jennings (1885-    )
    |   |   |   Ruby Blanche Jennings (1888-    )
    |   |   |   Ethel Hargwyne Jennings (1891-    )
    |   |   |   Daisy Maud Jennings (1893-    )
    |   |   |   Lilian Grace Jennings (1895-    )
    |   |   |   Violet Victoria Jennings (1898-    )
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    |   |   Alfred Eldridge (1859-    )
    |   |   m 1879 Lucy Nash (1858-    )
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    |   |   |   Lillie Eldridge (1879-    )
    |   |   |   m 1900 Joseph Styles (    -    )
    |   |   |   Mabel Eldridge (1882-    )
    |   |   |   m 1902 (Unknown) (    -    )
    |   |   |   Lucy Eldridge (1884-    )
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    |   |   Alice Eldridge (1860-1860)
    |   |   William Eldridge (1862-    )
    |   |   m 1882 Emma Bridgland (1861-    )
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    |   |       William John Eldridge (1883-    )
    |   |       m 1905 Hannah Sophia Stringer (1883-    )
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    |   |       |   May Ena Rose Eldridge (1906-    )
    |   |       |   William John Eldridge (1909-    )
    |   |       |   Jack A D Eldridge (1922-    )
    |   |       |
    |   |       Rose Kate Eldridge (1891-    )
    |   |       Albert Edward Eldridge (1898-    )
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    |   Alfred Eldridge (1829-1863)
    |   m 1861 Sarah Ann Webb (1836-1886)
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    |   |   George Thomas Eldridge (1861-    )
    |   |   m 1882 Elizabeth Ann Elliott (1957-1893)
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    |   |   |   Alice Clara Eldridge (1883-    )
    |   |   |   George Eldridge (1884-    )
    |   |   |   Walter Eldridge (1886-1917)
    |   |   |   Lily Eldridge (1888-    )
    |   |   |   Charlie Eldridge (1891-    )
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    |   |   m 1895 Bessie Jane Street (1863-    )
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    |   |   |   Albert Eldridge (1896-    )
    |   |   |   May Eldridge (1897-1904)
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    |   |   Charlotte Ann Eldridge (1863-1942)
    |   |   m 1886 Robert McCormick (1860-1906)
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    |   |       George McCormick (1887-1887)
    |   |       Robert McCormick (1888-1965)
    |   |       George McCormick (1890-1967)
    |   |       William McCormick (1893-1893)
    |   |       William McCormick (1894-1919)
    |   |       Dorothy McCormick (1896-1997)
    |   |       Dorothy McCormick (1899-1960)
    |   |       Helen Annie McCormick (1902-1960)
    |   |       Charles Albert McCormick (1903-1975)
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    |   Eliza Eldridge (1832-    )
    |   James Eldridge (1834-1834)
    |   Joseph Eldridge (1835-1839)
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    Richard Eldridge (1791-1869)
    m 1816 Martha Nash (1797-1875)
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    |   Richard Eldridge (1817-1909)
    |   m 1846 Mary Ann Nicholas (1814-1899)
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    |   |   Richard Joseph Eldridge (1847-1880)
    |   |   m 1868 Ann Elizabeth Martin (1848-1884)
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    |   |   |   Arthur Richard Eldridge (1869-    )
    |   |   |   Ellen Mary Ann Eldridge (1871-    )
    |   |   |   Alice Laura Eldridge (1873-    )
    |   |   |   Florence Emily Eldridge (1876-1878)
    |   |   |   Jessie Maud Eldridge (1878-    )
    |   |   |   Joseph Walter Eldridge (1880-1881)
    |   |   |   Richard Leonard Eldridge (1880-1881)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Elizabeth Sarah Eldridge (1849-1849)
    |   |   William Thomas Eldridge (1850-1850)
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    |   Martha Baynes Eldridge (1819-1898)
    |   m 1844 Thomas Scott (1813-    )
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    |   |   George Richard Scott (1845-    )
    |   |   Thomas William Scott (1847-    )
    |   |   John James Scott (1849-    )
    |   |   Martha Frances Scott (1851-    )
    |   |   Elizabeth Scott (1853-    )
    |   |   Mercy Eliza Scott (1855-    )
    |   |   George Richard Scott (1858-    )
    |   |   Annie Emily Scott (1861-    )
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    |   Mary Nash Eldridge (1820-    )
    |   Elizabeth Sarah Eldridge (1822-    )
    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1825-1896)
    |   m 1851 William Ruffell (1831-1906)
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    |   |   Edward Eldridge (1846-1865)
    |   |   William Daniel Ruffell (1852-1899)
    |   |   Mary Ann Mercy Ruffell (1853-    )
    |   |   Esther Martha Ruffell (1856-1871)
    |   |   Richard Ruffell (1859-1932)
    |   |   Elizabeth Sarah Ruffell (1860-    )
    |   |   Emma Eliza Ruffell (1865-    )
    |   |   Edward Thomas Ruffell (1867-    )
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    |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1826-1905)
    |   m 1849 James Hone (1826-1887)
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    |   |   Elizabeth Hone (1850-1931)
    |   |   James George Hone (1852-    )
    |   |   Daniel Hone (1854-1884)
    |   |   William Hone (1856-    )
    |   |   Ellen Hone (1859-1928)
    |   |   Jane Hone (1862-    )
    |   |   Eliza Martha Hone (1864-1866)
    |   |   Thomas Henry Hone (1867-1878)
    |   |   Sarah Martha Hone (1870-    )
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    |   Thomas Hill Eldridge (1828-1866)
    |   m 1858 Sarah Mills (1827-    )
    |   Daniel Edward Eldridge (1830-1912)
    |   m 1857 Eliza Holmes (1830-1916)
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    |   |   George Charles Eldridge (1858-1913)
    |   |   m 1912 May Dunbar (1874-    )
    |   |   Eliza Holmes Eldridge (1861-1884)
    |   |   m 1882 James George Archbold (1858-1926)
    |   |   Emma Martha Eldridge (1865-1883)
    |   |   Daniel Edward Eldridge (1866-1919)
    |   |   m 1892 Mary Patience Daltry (1868-1929)
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    |   George William Eldridge (1833-1911)
    |   m 1860 Elizabeth Ann Holloway Thomas (1841-1932)
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    |   |   Elizabeth Martha Eldridge (1863-1931)
    |   |   m 1887 James George Archbold (1858-1926)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Leslie James Archbold (1887-1949)
    |   |   |   Mary Elizabeth Archbold (1889-1954)
    |   |   |   Mark George Archbold (1891-1949)
    |   |   |   Amy Maud Archbold (1895-1947)
    |   |   |   Stanley Ernest Archbold (1897-1922)
    |   |   |   Eric Arthur Archbold (1900-1953)
    |   |   |   Gladys Grace Archbold (1905-1939)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Henry George Eldridge (1865-1951)
    |   |   m 1893 Alice Jane Trethowan (1870-1948)
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    |   |   |   Henry Roy Eldridge (1894-1916)
    |   |   |   Stella Lily Trethowan/Eldridge (1904-1971)
    |   |   |   m 1946 Reginald Ashworth Graham Tickell (1911-1991)
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Mervyn Tickell (1946-1946)
    |   |   |       Leslie Tickell (1948-    )
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    |   |   Florence Maria Eldridge (1867-1946)
    |   |   Walter James Eldridge (1870-1872)
    |   |   George William Eldridge (1872-1952)
    |   |   m 1893 Evelina Treffary (1873-1949)
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    |   |   |   Walter George Eldridge (1893-1981)
    |   |   |   m 1917 Eileen Frances Veronica Young (1895-1973)
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    |   |   |   |   Dulcie Eileen Eldridge (1918-    )
    |   |   |   |   m 1940 John Frederick Bowler (1917-    )
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    |   |   |   |   |   Kenneth Bowler (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |   Kathleen Bowler (    -    )
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    |   |   |   |   m 1948 Royston Oswell Peterson (1921-    )
    |   |   |   |   Stanley Walter Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   m 1958 Patricia Joy Griffiths (1936-2004)
    |   |   |   |       |
    |   |   |   |       Raymond Stanley Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |       Brenda Anne Eldridge (    -1962)
    |   |   |   |       Colin James Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |       Sharon Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   (unknown) Estelle Ruth Evans (1918-    )
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Warren Walter Eldridge (1950-1951)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Amy Louisa Eldridge (1874-1962)
    |   |   m 1899 Francis John Whiteside (1875-1945)
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    |   |   |   Margaret F Whiteside (1900-    )
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    |   |   Ethel May Eldridge (1876-1964)
    |   |   m 1900 Albert Lucas (1875-1966)
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    |   |   |   Ethel Winifred Lucas (1902-    )
    |   |   |   Rita Gwenda Lucas (1906-1907)
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    |   |   Herbert James Eldridge (1879-1947)
    |   |   m 1904 Florence Amelia Guillow (1883-1916)
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    |   |   |   Elsie May Guillow/Eldridge (1903-1903)
    |   |   |   Walter James Eldridge (1905-1929)
    |   |   |   Herbert G Eldridge (1908-1908)
    |   |   |   Evelyn Lillian Eldridge (1911-    )
    |   |   |   m 1955 Leslie Walter Smith (1901-1977)
    |   |   |   Alfred Leonard Eldridge (1913-1985)
    |   |   |   m 1941 Doris McDonald Mance (1917-1983)
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    |   |   |       William John Eldridge (1942-1985)
    |   |   |       m 1967 Janice Anne Hook (1943-    )
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    |   |   |       |   Amanda Jane Eldridge (1969-    )
    |   |   |       |   m 2003 Denis John Jorgensen (1968-    )
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    |   |   |       |   |   William Christian Jorgensen (2004-    )
    |   |   |       |   |   Christian Nicholas Jorgensen (2006-    )
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    |   |   |       |   Liesl Gai Eldridge (1971-    )
    |   |   |       |   m 1991 Paul Ignacio Perez Perez del Pulgar (1969-    )
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    |   |   |       |   |   Isabella Jane Perez del Pulgar (1995-    )
    |   |   |       |   |   Sebastian Ignacio Perez del Pulgar (1997-1997)
    |   |   |       |   |   Madison Georgia Perez del Pulgar (1998-    )
    |   |   |       |   |   Victoria Louise Perez del Pulgar (2001-    )
    |   |   |       |   |   Elena Rose Perez del Pulgar (2001-    )
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    |   |   |       |   Kurt David Eldridge (1974-    )
    |   |   |       |   m 2013 Zusje Luntungun (    -    )
    |   |   |       |       |
    |   |   |       |       Brigitte Ellen Eldridge (2012-    )
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       James Leonard Eldridge (1943-    )
    |   |   |       m (    ) Sonia Myhre (    -    )
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    |   |   |           John Anthony Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |           Paul Walter Eldridge (    -    )
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    |   |   m 1930 Gladys M L Oldman (1903-1974)
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    |   |   |   Dorothy Elizabeth Eldridge (1921-    )
    |   |   |   m 1942 William Clarence Fitzgerald (1921-    )
    |   |   |   June Usley Eldridge (1925-2007)
    |   |   |   m 1966 Leslie Moore (1923-    )
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    |   |   Percy Thomas Eldridge (1881-1956)
    |   |   m 1904 Florence Treffary (1883-1960)
    |   |   Frank Leslie Eldridge (1885-1964)
    |   |   m 1913 Rose May Burton (1887-1924)
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    |   |       Joy Burton M Eldridge (1920-2017)
    |   |       m 1944 Arthur Noel Griffin (1921-1990)
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    |   |       |   John Arthur Griffin (1947-    )
    |   |       |   Barbara Griffin (    -    )
    |   |       |   Paul Griffin (    -    )
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    |   |       Roy Frank Eldridge (1923-2013)
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    |   Esther Sarah Eldridge (1839-    )
    |   m 1862 Thomas Arrowsmith (1839-    )
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    |       Martha E Arrowsmith (1865-    )
    |       Thomas A Arrowsmith (1869-    )
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    Mary Eldridge (1792-    )

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