"Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia
1647-1800. page 47- Listed under Will & Deed Book #2,
ELDRIDGE, Samuel: Leg. son William; son Samuel; daughter
Elizabeth; daughter Martha; son William to my loving friend
Murfrey; son Samuel to my brother-in-law William Hook;
daughter Martha to Elizabeth Gayner, if she should die before
said daughter is 16, to her daughter Mary Gainer.
Samuel died in 1709. Martha was not yet 16 years old then.
Therefore Martha was born between 1693-1709
In Northampton Co. NC in 1751, we find the will of
William ELDRIDGE who names brother Samuel, sisters
Martha GAY and Elizabeth PEACOCK