John Wesley Ridgeway

Male 1841 - 1897  (55 years)


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  • Name John Wesley Ridgeway  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 7 Aug 1841  Huron, Wayne Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1897  Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 55 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Mr. Ridgeway  (Grandfather) 
    Sophronia Hastings,   b. Abt 1804, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1848, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I23053  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Reverend Allen Ridgeway,   b. 18 Oct 1804, Herkimer County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1882, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Other Partners: Alvina Davenport  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sophronia Hastings,   b. Abt 1804, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1848, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma F. Lericheaux,   b. 1856, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Aft 1880 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. John W. Ridgeway,   b. 28 Jul 1890, Boylston, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1962, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Anna Mary "Nan" Daly  m. 7 Oct 1912
    Married: 1x2. Gertrude L. Ridgeway,   b. 1882,   d. 5 Sep 1964  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Mary F. Ridgeway,   b. 1885,   d. 1907  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Nellie A. Ridgeway,   b. 20 Oct 1888  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F8339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Maria G. Baker,   b. 30 Aug 1840, Camillus, Onondaga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 39 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1861  [15
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, November 28, 1861 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - _tonville, December 17th, at the Methodist parsonage, by the Rev. B. L. Whipple, Mr. John W. Ridgway, and Maria G. Baker, both of Boylston, New York.
    Children 
     1. Alzada V. Ridgeway,   b. 28 Apr 1863, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Gettie Sophronia Ridgeway,   b. 6 May 1865, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Elmer E. Ackerman  m. 1885
    Married: 1x3. Michael R. Ridgeway,   b. 2 Jul 1867, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Margaret Goodrich  m. 16 May 1908
    Married: 1x4. Anna Eliza Ridgeway,   b. 17 Sep 1870, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1944, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Allen Daniel Snyder  m. 20 Aug 1886
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F8340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1076] Census, 1855 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--4-18 Jun 1855, by William Larmouth-Marshall.

    2. [S1076] Census, 1860 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--20 Jul 1860, by Reuben Drake.

    3. [S1076] Census, 1865 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun-5 Jul 1865 by J.L. Bortles.
      Frame home, Value $25
      John Ridgway--25 y.o. male, Born in Wane Co., Farmer
      Hannah Ridgway--25 y.o. female, Wife, Mother of 3 children
      ---Ridgway--2 y.o. female, Daughter, Born in Oswego Co.
      ---Ridgway--2 month female, Daughter, Born in Oswego Co.

    4. [S1076] Census, 1870 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Aug 1870, by Nelson M. Moulton.
      Dwelling 77, Family 77
      John Rigway--29 y.o. white male, Farmer, Value of real estate $400, Value of personal estate $275, Born in NY
      Mariah Rigway--30 y.o. white female, Keeping house, Born in NY
      Alzada Rigway--7 y.o. white female, Attending school, Born in NY
      Gettie Rigway--5 y.o. white female, Attending school, Born in NY
      Michael Rigway--3 y.o. white male, Born in NY

    5. [S1076] Census, 1875 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Jun-1 Jul 1875, by Nelson J. Williams.
      (with M. Baker)
      John N. Ridgway--35 y.o. male, Son-in-law/husband, Born in Wayne Co., Laborer
      Alzada Ridgway--12 y.o. female, Grand-daughter, Born in Oswego Co.
      Getty Ridgway--10 y.o. female, Born in Oswego Co.
      Michael Ridgway--7 y.o. male, Born in Oswego Co.
      Anna Ridgway--4 y.o. female, Born in Oswego Co.

    6. [S1076] Census, 1880 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--21 Jun 1880, p. 19, Sup Distr 8, Enum Distr 230.
      Dwelling 206, Family 206
      John Ridgeway--39 y.o. white male, Widower, Farmer, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY
      Alzada Ridgeway--17 y.o. white female, Daughter, Single, Keeping house, Attended school, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY
      Ugene Whiting--20 y.o. white male, Boarder, Teamster, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY

    7. [S1076] Census, 1892 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co.--16 Feb-3 Mar 1892, by John A. Oderkirk.
      John W. Ridgeway--48 y.o. male, Farmer
      Emma F. Ridgeway--36 y.o. female, Born in England
      Gertrude L. Ridgeway--10 y.o. female
      Mary F. Ridgeway--6 y.o. female
      Nellie A. Ridgeway--4 y.o. female
      John W. Ridgeway--2 y.o. male

    8. [S1076] Census, 1855 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--4-18 Jun 1855, by William Larmouth-Marshall.
      John was age 15 in this census

    9. [S1076] Census, 1860 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--20 Jul 1860, by Reuben Drake.
      John was age 19 in this census

    10. [S1076] Census, 1865 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun-5 Jul 1865 by J.L. Bortles.
      John was age 25 in this census

    11. [S1076] Census, 1870 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Aug 1870, by Nelson M. Moulton.
      John was age 29 in this census

    12. [S1076] Census, 1875 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Jun-1 Jul 1875, by Nelson J. Williams.
      John N. was age 35 in this census

    13. [S1076] Census, 1880 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--21 Jun 1880, p. 19, Sup Distr 8, Enum Distr 230.
      John was age 39 in this census

    14. [S1076] Census, 1892 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co.--16 Feb-3 Mar 1892, by John A. Oderkirk.
      John W. was age 48 in this census

    15. [S1078] Family Bible, From "Holy Bible References"--probably belonged to Daniel Snyder.
      Married by Rev'd B.G. Whipple Nov 17, 1861