John Wesley Eldridge

Male 1887 - 1969


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  • Born  25 Sep 1887  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Feb 1969  Bradenton, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4588  Virts
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2013 

    Father  John Harp Eldridge,   b. 5 Jan 1854, Myersville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1930, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Lillian Virts,   b. 15 Dec 1863, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1901, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Nov 1881  Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1404  Group Sheet

    Family  Nannie Rebecca Leatherman,   b. 16 Sep 1888, Myersville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1984, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Jan 1909  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothea R. Eldridge,   b. 8 Jan 1910, Myersville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 2008, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F2094  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Wesley Eldridge, Viola Catherine Eldridge Elliot, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., Russell Andrew Eldridge
    Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Wesley Eldridge, Viola Catherine Eldridge Elliot, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., Russell Andrew Eldridge
    photo courtesy of Julie Eldridge Carbaugh
    Russell Andrew Eldridge, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., John Wesley Eldridge, Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Harp Eldridge and Viola Elridge Elliot
    Russell Andrew Eldridge, Clarence Virts Eldridge, Sr., John Wesley Eldridge, Charles Alfred Eldridge, John Harp Eldridge and Viola Elridge Elliot
    Photo courtesy of Julie Eldridge Carbaugh

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

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      MYERSVILLE - John W. Eldridge, who served 11 consecutive terms as mayor of Myersville, died at 82 Monday in Bradenton, Fla. Eldridge, who was instrumental in the installation of the town's sewer and water systems, was a retired accountant and bookkeeper. He began his career in the accounting office of a steel firm in Hammond, Ind. He later returned to his home town where he became active in community and church fairs. Prior to his retirement, Eldridge was employed as a bookkeeper for the Myersville Motor Co. He also worked in the Frederick County Treasurer's Office. A native of Myersville, he was the son of John H. and Lillian (Virts) Eldridge. Eldridge was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, where he served as financial secretary and treasure. Surviving are his wife, Nannie R. Leatherman Eldrdige; a daughter, Mrs. C. Edwin Kline of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Mrs. Viola Elliott of Hagerstown; three brothers, Charles and Clarence V. of Hagerstown, and Russell of Washington, D.C. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Bittle Funeral Home in Myersville with the Rev. Monroe J. Shearers Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Hagerstown. The family ill receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 7 to 9.