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Alfred Proctor Aldrich

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Born:
June 4, 1814

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

Father: Robert Aldrich 1780 – 1851
(Buried: Saint Phillips Episcopal, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Mother: Ann Hawkins Lebby 1787 – 1830
(Buried: Saint Phillips Episcopal, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Wife: Martha Ayer 1819 – 1891
(Buried: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina)​

Children:
Rosa Aldrich 1842 – 1922​
(Buried: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina)​
Alfred Aldrich 1843 – 1919​
(Buried: Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, South Carolina)​
Robert Aldrich 1844 – 1911​
(Buried: Church of the Holy Apostles, Barnwell, South Carolina)​
Sarah Aldrich Richardson 1846 – 1928​
(Buried: Black Swamp Methodist, Garnett, South Carolina)​
Mary Aldrich Allen 1850 – 1945​
(Buried: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina)​
Rebecca Aldrich 1851 – 1929​
(Buried: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina)​
Cornelia Aldrich Duncan 1858 – 1920​
(Buried: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina)​

Education:
Graduated from College of Charleston​

Occupation before War:
Served in the Seminole Indian War​
Attorney in Barnwell, South Carolina​

Civil War Career:
Acting Quartermaster Lt. Colonel to Brig. General Milledge L. Bonham
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Major & Quartermaster to Brig. General Maxcy Gregg​
1862: Resigned from army on October 25, 1862 due to right shoulder​
1862 – 1864: Aide to Governor Milledge L. Bonham​
South Carolina State Representative​

Occupation after War:
Judge in South Carolina​

Died:
February 12, 1897

Place of Death: Barnwell, South Carolina

Age at time of Death: 82 years old

Burial Place: Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Barnwell, South Carolina

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