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Jehosaphat Eldred (1683 - 1765)

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Jehosaphat Eldred aka Eldridge
Born in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Eldred-185 created 12 Oct 2010 | Last modified
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Jehosaphat Eldridge was born October 12, 1683 at Yarmouth, Massachusetts. He was the son of Samuel Eldridge and his wife Keziah (Taylor) Eldridge.

He married a woman by the first name of Elizabeth. Last name unknown.

Children born to Jehosaphat and Elizabeth in what is now Chatham were:

  1. Edward born July 17, 1702
  2. Nathaniel
  3. Elisha
  4. Elnathan
  5. Ebenezer born about 1710 in Chatham.
  6. Barnabas born about 1715
  7. Elizabeth

Jehosaphat died in 1732.


  • William Richard Cutter. "New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation." published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1915. Series 3, Volume 1, Page 195see at

Date: 6 Feb 1680
Place: Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Text: Birth date: 1656Birth place: MAMarriage date: 1680Marriage place: MA

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On 28 Aug 2016 at 03:17 GMT Nancy (Small) Downing Mrs wrote:

The biography given here for Jehosaphat, except for his birth date and wife Keziah actually refers to Jehosaphat, son of William Eldredge and Anne Lumpkin who was born in 1657 and married Elizabeth Covell in 1688 in Chatham. The seven children belong to this couple.

On 20 Oct 2014 at 23:41 GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Eldred-185 and Eldred-205 appear to represent the same person because: Same info. Please merge. Thanks.

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