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Pearl B. Baldridge, preacher

Pearl B. Baldridge

Pearl B. Baldridge, 1887-1974

When I first began to research my ancestors, I knew I had much to learn. My grandpa Fair Baldridge had died in 1953 when I was only six years old. I remembered him, but very little. Growing up in Floyd County, Kentucky, I was aware that he had otherĀ brothers and I knew some of them. I didn’t know who his parents were or where they had lived.

I soon learned that Fair’s father, my great grandfather, was John Wesley “Wes” Baldridge, a name I had heard my whole life. John Wes, as he was known, marriedĀ a distant cousin, Ellen Baldridge, and they had twelve children — nine sons and three daughters. I never imagined that Fair’s family was so big.

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