ELDRIDGE: Alta Ray or just D. Rae - the 3rd child of Charles Henry and Mary Josephine "Josephine" WATERMAN
Alta Ray, or just "Rae" was the 7th child of Charles Henry ELDRIDGE but the 3rd from 2 wives. Charles had 8 children total between Josephine B. THOMPSON and "Josephine" WATERMAN.
Alta Ray was born 20 Apr 1878 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, known in later years as "D.Rae. She was appointed in 1900, after graduating from Mrs. Abigail O. Sherriff's Teacher Training School in Davenport, to be a 5th grade teacher in the Davenport schools. She taught for many years at Fillmore School. She did not marry, and retired to Los Angeles, California with her sister, Anna Josephine PALMER about 1935. She died in Los Angeles.
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