Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Eldridges in:
 • Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
 • Chicago
 • Cook County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Willard Hathaway Eldridge
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 5, 1899
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1926
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Willard Eldridge was the son of Frank William and Minnie Hathaway Eldridge. He was the first husband of Evelyn Nichols, actress who played "Rosemary on stage in the play "Abie's Irish Rose." They were married in 1918 (Crown Point, Indiana)and separated in 1919 with a divorce in 1924. Her sister was the famous playwright Anne Nichols, who penned "Abie's Irish Rose." They has one son, William Russ Eldridge. Later, William Russ Eldridge assumed the surname of his adoptive father "Stinson." His occupation is listed as a musician and singer.
Obituary Chicago December 11, 1926:
Eldridge, Willard Hathaway beloved son of Minnie Hathaway Eldridge and the late Frank W. Eldridge; brother of Frank L; Harry; Neal; Merritt; Hazel and Alice Grace Eldridge Warner and Edith Eldridge France; In state at chapel 4542 Ravenswood Avenue until 1 pm Friday. Services at North Shore Congregational Church Sheridan Road and Wilson Avenue December 10, 1926 at 2:30 pm. Internment Rose Hill. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Mae Nichols Stinson (1900 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  William Russ Eldridge Stinson (1918 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Wiregrasswalker
Record added: Jun 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53939519
Willard Hathaway Eldridge
Added by: Wiregrasswalker
 
Willard Hathaway Eldridge
Added by: Wiregrasswalker
 
Willard Hathaway Eldridge
Added by: Wiregrasswalker
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Wiregrasswalker
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014

- Wiregrasswalker
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014

- Wiregrasswalker
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014
There are 20 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service