George W. Aldridge.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
GEORGE W. ALDRIDGE was born about 1851, probably in Sampson County, to Robert Aldridge and Mary Eliza Balkcum Aldridge. He farmed near Dudley, in southern Wayne County, and, after his marriage to Dora Greene, near Fremont, in northern Wayne County. He died in the 1930s.
Photograph courtesy of Paul Ashford. Sidenote: George Aldridge was the brother of my great-great-grandfather, John W. Aldridge. Another brother, Mathew W. Aldridge, is shown here. — LYH.
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