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.

American 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".

Small Hebrew Sinai Congregation