Alanson Eldredge (1785 - 1857)

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Birthplace: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
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About Alanson Eldredge

Birth: Nov. 16, 1780 Mansfield Tolland County Connecticut, USA Death: Dec. 14, 1857 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Alanson Eldredge was born in Mansfield, CT to Micah and Anna Hanks Eldredge. His father was a Revolutionary soldier. Alanson married Esther Sunderlin in Middletown, VT on 8 September 1803. Together they had ten children, 4 of whom died young. The family moved to New York where Esther died in 1823. Alanson took his children to Indiana where he was converted to the LDS church in 1836. Sometime after his conversion he moved to Caldwell County, Missouri, then to Nauvoo, IL. He moved west to Salt Lake with his son Ira in 1847 at the age of 65. Alanson had a tannery in the Valley and lived in Sugar House.


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Parents:
 Micah Eldredge (1758 - 1795)
 Anna Hanks Eldredge (1758 - 1778)

Spouses:
 Esther Sunderlin Eldredge (1787 - 1823)*
 Judith Abigail Hopper Bellows (1807 - 1886)*

Children:
 Lorania Eldredge Hoagland (1805 - 1871)*
 Ira Eldredge (1810 - 1866)*
 Horace Sunderlin Eldredge (1816 - 1888)*
 John Eldredge (1818 - 1820)*
 John Sunderlin Eldredge (1821 - 1871)*
 Ester Eldredge (1823 - 1823)*
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Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA


Created by: Sherrie Record added: Nov 10, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 22817548

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Alanson Eldredge's Timeline

1785
November 16, 1785
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
1810
March 30, 1810
Age 24
Middletown, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1857
December 14, 1857
Age 72
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
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Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States