Biography: Enoch Alldredge born May 16,1807

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ENOCH ALLDREDGE

BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY

(1807-1879)

Blount County, Alabama

Enoch Alldredge was a farmer and Confederate officer. He was born May 16, 1807, in Giles County, Tennessee and died November 22, 1879, in Brooksville, Blount County. He was the son of Alabama pioneers, Andrew (1782-1848) and Leah (Chaney) Alldredge, (1784-1854) the former a native of North Carolina, who lived in Brooksville at the time of his death in 1850. Leah Chaney was the daughter of Jeremiah Chaney, a soldier of the American Revolution and Mary Kirby. Andrew Alldredge is said to have planted the first apple tree in Blount County, Alabama.


Enoch was the grandson of Nathan Alldredge, a Revolutionary soldier, and Jerry and May (Curby) Chaney. He came with his parents to Blount County in December 1816 and was educated in the common schools of that county. He was elected justice of the peace about 1828; served in the Creek Indian War in Florida as a private in Capt. Musgrove’s company, in 1836; was elected to the State legislature in 1836; and served in that body through twenty-six sessions.

In 1862 he raised a company for the C. S. Army, and at the organization of the Forty-eighth Alabama infantry and was elected its major. He commanded the regiment at Cedar Run and was seriously wounded, being disabled for further service. He returned to his farm near Brooksville and resided there until his death.

Enoch had seven sons and two sons-in-law in the C. S. Army, and one of his sons was killed at second Manassas, another died in prison at Fort Donelson, and a third was permanently crippled. He was a Democrat, a deacon for fifty-eight years and clerk in the Primitive Baptist church.

He married: November 18, 1826, Amelia Pace, (1811- 1864) daughter of John and Ziffory Pace, who came from Virginia to Alabama and settled in Blount County.

They had the following known children:

  1. John P. Alldredge
  2. Capt. Andrew Jackson Alldredge
  3. Col. Jesse J. Alldredge
  4. William M. Alldredge
  5. Hiram Wright Alldredge
  6. Garland S Alldredge
  7. Missouri Alabama Alldredge
  8. Van B.Alldredge
  9. Elizabeth Alldredge
  10. James P. Alldredge
  11. Taylor Winfield Alldredge
  12. Demons G. Aldredge
  13. David Leonard Alldredge.

Colonel Enoch Alldredge has ever been a faithful public servant. He is a close observer of men and possesses much sagacity. Enoch Alldredge was a grandson of Nathan Alldredge and Jerry Chaney. Both were Revolutionary war soldiers from VA. Colonel Alldredge served 35 years in Alabama Legislative in both houses. He is buried in the Alldredge Cemetery at Brooksville, Alabama.”

SOURCES

  1. Brewer’s History of Alabama 1872
  2. History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography, Volume 3
  3. Find A Grave Memorial #6739385 # 21249596 # 21249610# 6739389# 130329215# 53031509# 6739478# 6739375# 2535773# 128328442# 113891559# 9052137 #6739485# 45285977

 

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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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