Samuel Eldridge was born on July 6, 1820 in the province of Quebec in Canada to Samuel Eldridge Sr. and Martha Welch. His first wife is Lorinda Benham. His second wife is Rebecca Nevil. He died on July 10, 1914 at the age of 94 years and 4 days. He died from senile debility. Lincoln Eldridge of Peebles was the informant on his death certificate. He is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery. Samuel Eldridge served in the Civil War.