ALDRED, Thomas J., son of William and Catharine, was born October 3, 1803, in Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, the youngest of nine children.  He was married by Rev. Henry Boehm, February 23, 1826, to Hannah Bonsall Fisher, born near Mortonville, Chester County, February 14, 1801.  They were prominent members of the Grove Methodist Episcopal Church, and were the parents of eleven children, of whom nine lived to maturity.  William R., one of the sons, a graduate of Dickinson College, died in the army, August 8, 1865.  A daughter became the wife of Rev. George W. Lybrand, now of Minersville, PA.  The father died December 11, 1880.

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