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Mary (Chadwell) Aldridge (1815 - 1888)

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Mary Aldridge formerly Chadwell
Born in Rockingham, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Fannin Co., TXmap
Profile last modified 22 Apr 2018 | Created 11 Mar 2009
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Mary Chadwell was born July 29, 1815, to David C Chadwell and Jane Johnson.


She married James Thomas Aldridge.

1860 Household

J Aldridge M 47 North Carolina
M Aldridge F 45 North Carolina
Saml Aldridge M 23 Tennessee
James Aldridge M 21 Tennessee
Nancy J Aldridge F 18 Tennessee married Dr William Franklin Welch
Madora Aldridge F 13 Tennessee
Aaron B Aldridge M 10 Tennessee
James F Aldridge M 6 Tennessee
Elizabeth Aldridge F 2 Texas married Judge Burtis Ferrell Douglass

Notable Descendants

The great-great-grandparents of First Lady, Laura Bush, James T. Aldridge (1813 - 1884) and Mary Chadwell Aldridge (1815 - 1888), are buried in Porters Cemetery, near the site of Orangeville, Fannin, Texas. Her great-grandparents, Dr. William Franklin Welch and Nancy Jane Aldridge Welch are also buried in Porter's Chapel, although their graves are unmarked today. Their exact burial location is no longer known.[1]

DNA Matches

Comparing Kit T824570 (David Douglas) and T379443 (Martha Brown) (Full Siblings). Match on 51 segments, and all 22 Chromosomes, Largest segment = 153.0 cM, Total of segments > 7 cM = 2,507.4 cM, 51 matching segments. [2]


  1. Porter / Porter's Chapel Cemetery

See Also:

  • "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 May 2016), Chadwell in entry for William E Aldridge, 31 Jan 1936; citing certificate number 2005, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,116,782.
  • "United States Census, 1860," , FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 August 2015), J Aldridge, Beat No 3, Fannin, Texas, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, ( : n.d.); citing p. 145, household ID 969, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 805,293.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 September 2015), James Aldridge, Texas, United States; citing p. 57, family 369, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,083.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 July 2015), Jas Aldridge, Precinct 3, Fannin, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district 25, sheet 380A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1302; FHL microfilm 1,255,302.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mary:

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On 14 Jul 2015 at 02:16 GMT David Douglass wrote:

Chadwell-135 and Chadwell-3 appear to represent the same person because: Chadwell-135 and Chadwell-3 appear to be the same person. Names, dates, spouses, parentsm children match

Rejected matches › Mary Aldridge (1815-)

Mary is 22 degrees from Cari Starosta, 18 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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