Caswell County Genealogy
1921 - 2003 (82 years)
||Aldridge, Samuel Eugene |
||29 Aug 1921
||Caswell County, North Carolina
||Merchant and Real Estate |
||7 Oct 2003
||Burnsville, Bath County, Virginia
||13 Oct 2023 |
||Aldridge, William Preston, b. 7 Sep 1883, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina d. 5 Nov 1941 (Age 58 years) |
||Gunn, Annie Lee, b. 27 Nov 1892, Caswell County, North Carolina d. 16 Dec 1968 (Age 76 years) |
||7 Dec 1910 
- William Preston Aldridge was married to Annie Lee Gunn Dec. 7, 1910 by Rev. Blalock. Source: William Brudly [Bradley] Bowe Bible (Caswell County, North Carolina).
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Samuel Eugene Aldridge (1921-2003)
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Owned and operated Aldridge Grocery on the Square in Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina.
Cotton Williams and Earl Watlington bought the grocery business from my uncle Gene Aldridge, thus the name W&W Grocery until Mr. Watlington bought out Cotton. Before Neal owned Watlington's on the square it belonged to my Uncle Billie Aldridge. Source: Carroll Aldridge Post to the Caswell County Historical Association Facebook Page 9 December 2014.
Yanceyville-Samuel Eugene Aldridge, 82, of 2779 US Highway 158 West, died Tuesday, October 7, 2003, at Danville Regional Medical Center following a long period of declining health.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 7-8:30pm, at Harrelson Funeral Home and other times at the home. Funeral services will Be Thursday, October 9, 2:00pm at Prospect United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. David Grissom, pastor and Rev. Scott Wilkinson former pastor. Interment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Prospect United Methodist Church c/o Bobby Brewer, P.O. Box 58, Yanceyville, NC 27379 or to Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund. Harrelson Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
He was born in Caswell County, August 29, 1921, to W. P. and Annie Gunn Aldridge. He was a building contractor, building many homes in this area. He was also a licensed electrician. He was in the grocery business for many years, he worked with the West Yanceyville Water Works. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church serving as Sunday School Superintendent and Sunday School Teacher. He worked many hours for his church at no charge. He worked with the Boy Scouts of his church also. Surviving is his wife Dorothy Hicks Aldridge of the home and numerous nieces and nephews.
Find A Grave Memorial
Grave Marker at Prospect United Methodist Church (Caswell County, NC)
Aug. 29, 1921
Oct. 7, 2003
[shared stone with wife]
Oct. 26, 1821
Mar. 25, 2005
North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000
Name: Samuel Eugene Aldridge
Date of Birth: 29 Aug 1921
Birth County: Caswell
Parent1 Name: Wm Preston Aldridge
Parent2 Name: Annie Lee Aldridge
Roll Number: B_C021_68003
Source: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 84 (Article #9 "William Preston Aldridge Family")
World War II Service Record
Name: Samuel Eugene Aldridge
Date of Entrance in Service: January 2, 1943
Branch of Service: Coast Artillery & Air Corps
Training Stations: Camp Davis, North Carolina; Orlando, Florida; Camp Steward, Georgia; Smoky Hill Air Base, Salina, Kansas
Parents' Name: Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Aldridge
Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, February 15, 1946
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Time Served: Thirty-seven months
Present Occupation: Furniture Salesman
Source: Service Record Book of Men and Women of Yanceyville, N.C., and Community, Sponsored by the V.F.W. Post No. 7316 (1948).
Social Security Death Index
Name: Samuel E. Aldridge
Last Residence: 27379 Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina, United States of America
Born: 29 Aug 1921
Died: 7 Oct 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951)
Death date also seen as 7 November 2003.
- Details: William Brudly [Bradley] Bowe Bible (Caswell County, North Carolina).