John W. Ridgeway

Male 1890 - 1962  (71 years)


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  • Name John W. Ridgeway  [1
    Born 28 Jul 1890  Boylston, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1962  Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 71 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Mr. Ridgeway  (Great Grandfather) 
    Emma F. Lericheaux,   b. 1856, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 85 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I23068  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors John Wesley Ridgeway,   b. 7 Aug 1841, Huron, Wayne Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1897, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Other Partners: Maria G. Baker  m. 17 Nov 1861  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Emma F. Lericheaux,   b. 1856, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1880 
    Family ID F8339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Anna Mary "Nan" Daly,   b. 5 Dec 1895, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1983, Watertown, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1912  Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. John W. Ridgeway, Jr.,   b. 2 Dec 1913, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1957, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Winifred May Ridgeway,   b. 13 Feb 1915, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 2006, Converse, Miami, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
    Earl Vincent Deshane  m. 23 Mar 1931;   Melvin Barrington
    Married: 1x3. Lloyd James Ridgeway,   b. 15 Jun 1916, Boylston, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1976, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Alice Mina Mead  m. 27 May 1938
    Married: 1x4. Nellie Ridgeway,   b. 17 Jul 1918, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1977, Herkimer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Jay Dee Giddings  m. 25 Jun 1938
     5. Warren Earl Ridgeway,   b. 21 Sep 1919, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1945, Liege, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     6. Agnes Marie Ridgeway,   b. 11 Sep 1920, Town of Orleans, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1980, Onondaga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x7. Lyle E. Ridgeway,   b. 25 Feb 1922, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1977, Onondaga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     8. Clarabelle Ridgeway,   b. 13 Mar 1923, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1999, Jefferson Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     9. Paul E. Ridgeway,   b. 22 Aug 1924, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1987, Onondaga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     10. Aaron Michael Ridgeway,   b. 27 Jun 1917, Oswego Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1996, Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     11. Lawrence A Ridgeway,   b. 19 Jun 1928, Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1991, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x12. Lawrence Ridgeway  [natural]
    Married: 1x13. Margaret A. Ridgeway  [natural]
    Victor V. Potish  m. 9 Nov 1943
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F8337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John W. Ridgeway, 71, died Feb. 1, 1962 at his home on Salisbury street as the result of a heart attack. He had been out the day before. He was a retired carpenter.

      He had lived in Sandy Creek and Boylston all his life. He was born in Boylston July 28, 1890, the son of John and Emma Lericheux Ridgeway. He was married Oct 12, 1912 to Miss Anna Daley, who survives.

      Surviving Children

      Surviving daughters are Winifred (Mrs. Melvin) Barrington, of Liverpool; Nellie (Mrs. J-D.) Giddings, of Old Forge; Agnes (Mrs. Wesley) Tyfair, of Sandy Creek; Miss Clara Ridgeway, of Clifton Springs and Margaret (Mrs. Victor) Potish, of Sandy Pond. Five sons also survive; Lloyd of Syracuse; Aaron of Brewerton; Lyle of Canastota; Captain Paul J. Ridgeway, U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Tex. and Lawrence Ridgeway of Camilius. Two other sons are dead, Warren Ridgeway was killed in France during World War II, and John W. Ridgeway Jr, died in 1957.

      Mr. Ridgeway leaves 33 children and six great-grandchildren; also several nephews and nieces. A sister, Mrs. Gertrude Rice, also survives.

      The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Weston and Woodard funeral home, Rev. Adelbert Edwards, pastor of Pine Meadows church, officiate. Burial will be in Wesleyan cemetery in the spring

      Source: Sandy Creek News, Fed 8 1962

  • Sources 
    1. [S1076] Census, 1892 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co.--16 Feb-3 Mar 1892, by John A. Oderkirk.
      John W. was age 2 in this census