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Amos Eugene Ridgeway

Amos Eugene Ridgeway

Male 1856 - 1953  (97 years)

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  • Name Amos Eugene Ridgeway  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 27 Mar 1856  Boylston,Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1953  Boylston,Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23094  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alvina Davenport,   b. 30 Mar 1826, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1902, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ella J Nichols,   b. Dec 1865, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1901, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1887  [19
    Children 
     1. Harriet A Ridgeway,   b. 18 Sep 1887, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1958  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     2. Benjamin A. Ridgeway,   b. 10 Oct 1889, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1958  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Amos Eugene Ridgeway,   b. 28 Dec 1890, Boylston Center, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1976, Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     4. Clement Nichols Ridgeway,   b. 7 Apr 1892, Boylston, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1983, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     5. Milton S. Ridgeway,   b. 20 Oct 1893, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1970, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     6. Clarence Luther Ridgeway,   b. 21 Jun 1895, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1958, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     7. Pearl Ridgeway,   b. 7 Jul 1901, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1901, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F8345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Anna Rash 
    Married 8 Jan 1912 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F9079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1895 Landmarks of Oswego - Ridgeway, Amos E., is a son of Rev. Allen Ridgeway, who came from Highlands on the Hudson River and settled in Wayne county as pastor of a Methodist church. By his first wife he had nine children. She died, and he married Alvina Davenport
      of Sodus, by whom he also had nine children. He was sent to the Boylston Circuit
      and settled in the northwest part of the town. He stopped preaching in I862. bought
      a farm and went to work at his trade of cooper. He died in 1882 in Boylston. His
      wife is still living at the old home. The record of this double family is as follows
      James, living in Boylston. has eleven children; Martha, Mrs. Lyman Cahoon, died
      in Wayne county in 1882, with five children ; Alpheus died in Jefferson county in 1882
      and had four children; John lives in Boylston. and has eight children; Emma. Mrs.
      George Hurd, lives in Wayne county and has three children; Benjamin lives in Ohio.
      Of the second family Maricttc. Mrs. Richard White, has eight children; William has
      four; Amos E. has five; Paulina. Mrs. Frank Brown, has sis; Ruth Mrs. James
      Dally, has two. and Robert, all living in Boylston. One son. Eugene, died in infancy,
      and one daughter. Alvina, twin of Paulina Am«* E. was educated in the common
      schools. He married Ella, daughter of Benjamin Nichols, and lives on a farm of 4«*0
      acres in the northeast part of the town. He carries on a lumber business, having a
      steam saw and shingle mill, purchased from J. C. Whitney in 1886. His children arc
      Hattie. Benjamin A.. Amos E., Clement N. and Milton. He was elected justice of
      the peace in 1883.

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

    2. [S1076] Census, 1865 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun-5 Jul 1865 by J.L. Bortles.

    3. [S1076] Census, 1870 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--15 Aug 1870, by Nelson M. Moulton, p. 14.

    4. [S1076] Census, 1875 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Jun-1 Jul 1875, by Nelson J. Williams.

    5. [S1076] Census, 1880 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--21 Jun 1880, p. 20, Sup Distr 8, Enum Distr 230.

    6. [S1076] Census, 1892 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co.--16 Feb-3 Mar 1892, by John A. Oderkirk.
      Amos Ridgeway--36 y.o. male
      Ella J. Ridgeway--27 y.o. female
      Hattie A. Ridgeway--5 y.o. female
      Benjamin Ridgeway--3 y.o. male
      Amos E. Ridgeway--2 y.o. male

    7. [S1076] Census, 1900 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun 1900, by Thomas W. Hamer, Sup Distr 13, Enum Distr 105, Sheet 4B, p.8.
      Dwelling 101, Family 104
      Amos E. Ridgeway--Head, 43 y.o. male born Mar 1857, Married 13 years, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Farmer, Can read, write & speak English, Owns farm free of mortgage
      Ella J. Ridgeway--Wife, 34 y.o. female born Dec 1865, Married 13 years, Mother of 6 children, 6 children still living, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Can read, write & speak English
      Hattie A. Ridgeway--Daughter, 12 y.o. female born Sep 1887, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Attended school 9 months, Can read, write & speak English
      Bennie A. Ridgeway--Son, 10 y.o. male born Oct 1889, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Attended school 9 months, Can read, write & speak English
      Eugene Ridgeway--Son, 9 y.o. male born Dec 1990, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Attended school 9 months
      Clement N. Ridgeway--Son, 8 y.o. male born Apr 1892, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Attended school 9 months
      Milton Ridgeway--Son, 6 y.o. male born Oct 1893, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY
      Clarence L. Ridgeway--4 y.o. male born Jun 1895, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY

    8. [S1076] Census, 1905 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--1 Jun 1905, by Charles A. Fuller.
      Amos E. Ridgeway--Head, 47 y.o. male, Lumberman
      Benjamin Ridgeway--Son, 16 y.o. male, Day laborer
      Eugene Ridgeway--Son, 14 y.o. male, At school
      Clement Ridgeway--Son, 13 y.o. male, At school
      Milton Ridgeway--Son, 11 y.o. male, At school
      Clarence Ridgeway--Son, 9 y.o. male, At school

    9. [S1076] Census, 1910 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--16 Apr 1910, by George Duane, Sheet 1B, Image 2, Sup Distr 12, Enum Distr 104.
      Dwelling 16, Family 16
      Amos E. Ridgeway--Head, 53 y.o. male, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Farm laborer, Home farm, Can read, write & speak English, Owns farm with mortgage
      Clarence Ridgeway--Son, 14 y.o. male, Single, Born in NY, Both parents born in NY, Can read, write & speak English, Attended school

    10. [S1076] Census, 1860 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--20 Jul 1860, by Reuben Drake.
      Amos was age 3 in this census

    11. [S1076] Census, 1865 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun-5 Jul 1865 by J.L. Bortles.
      Amos was age 8 in this census

    12. [S1076] Census, 1870 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--15 Aug 1870, by Nelson M. Moulton, p. 14.
      Amos was age 13 in this census

    13. [S1076] Census, 1875 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--22 Jun-1 Jul 1875, by Nelson J. Williams.
      Amos was age 18 in this census

    14. [S1076] Census, 1880 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--21 Jun 1880, p. 20, Sup Distr 8, Enum Distr 230.
      Amos was age 23 in this census

    15. [S1076] Census, 1892 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co.--16 Feb-3 Mar 1892, by John A. Oderkirk.
      Amos was age 36 in this census

    16. [S1076] Census, 1900 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun 1900, by Thomas W. Hamer, Sup Distr 13, Enum Distr 105, Sheet 4B, p.8.
      Amos E. was age 43 in this census, Born Mar 1857

    17. [S1076] Census, 1905 New York Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--1 Jun 1905, by Charles A. Fuller.
      Amos E. was age 47 in this census

    18. [S1076] Census, 1910 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--16 Apr 1910, by George Duane, Sheet 1B, Image 2, Sup Distr 12, Enum Distr 104.
      Amos E. was age 53 in this census

    19. [S1076] Census, 1900 Federal Census, Boylston, Oswego Co., NY--12 Jun 1900, by Thomas W. Hamer, Sup Distr 13, Enum Distr 105, Sheet 4B, p.8.
      Amos E. and Ella J. were married 13 years in this census