AUTHOR: Linda Lancaster Harmon
Joshua was a Civil War Veteran. He was in the 40th Regiment Artillery. He served as a Deacon of Mewborn Church for 40 years (on gravestone). He was called, “The Fireside Preacher”. He had three brothers who were preachers: George, Parrott III, and Drewry Aldridge.
He farmed, taught school, and was soon licensed to preach by the Old Meadow Church in Greene County, NC. He was pastor of the Old Meadow Church in Greene County until his death in 1928.
Born 18 Apr 1827 Greene, NC
Died 29 Jan 1907 Greene, NC
DAR papers of Ima Mewborn.