|The Eldridge Family|
Advertisement, The Jefferson Jimplecute
Hebrew Benevolent Association. Org. July, 1862. Pres., Mrs. Dora Rosenthal; Sec., Eva Eldrldge.
Cemetery, maintained by the Hebrew Benevolent Association.
Jewish Year Book - Page 412
American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America - 1907
Hebrew Sinai Congregation.trustee
"An Act to incorporate the Hebrew Sinai Congregation.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the- State of Texas, That E. Marx, E. Eberstadt, P. Eldridge , M. Dapplemayer, H. Ablowitch, A. Rosenthal, I. Lewis, J. Oppenheimer, L. Goldberg, and their associates and successors,"and all such persons as shall become members of said congregation hereby
Hebrew Sinai Congregation
1880 Census Jefferson, Texas
|Name||Relation||Marital Status||Gender||Race||Age||Birthplace||Occupation||Father's Birthplace||Mother's Birthplace||Phillip Eldrldge.||Self||M||Male||W||47||Prussia||Merchant||Prussia||Prussia|
|Betty Eldrldge.||Wife||M||Female||W||46||Hanover||Keeping House||Hanover||Hanover||Edward Eldrldge.||Son||S||Male||W||22||LA||Merchant||Prussia||Hanover|
|Eva Eldrldge.||Dau||S||Female||W||17||LA||Prussia||Hanover||David Eldrldge.||Son||S||Male||W||14||LA||At School||Prussia||Hanover|
|Henry Eldrldge.||Son||S||Male||W||12||TX||At School||Prussia||Hanover||Sophia Eldrldge.||Dau||S||Female||W||10||TX||At School||Prussia||Hanover|
|Samuel Eldrldge.||Son||S||Male||W||8||TX||At School||Prussia||Hanover|
"The Eldridges, a Jewish family who had arrived in Jefferson around 1867 lived next door to the synagogue. When it closed they became the custodians of its records and ritual objects. The eternal light (ner tamid) is now on display in the Jefferson Museum".
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