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About William Eldredge
He was one of the commissioners who laid out the "fire lands" for the "Connecticut sufferers" in the western part of the Western Reserve, Ohio.
THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 385
"William Eldridge was the last surviving one of the fire land commissioners, who surveyed and laid out in "New Connecticut" the land alloted to the sufferers by (Benedict) Arnold's wanton destruction of their property"
source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 243
William Eldredge's Timeline
December 14, 1769
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
December 10, 1806
New London County, Connecticut, United States
November 2, 1852
Illinois, United States
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States