Samuel Ridgway

M, b. 20 October 1757, d. 12 August 1834
Father*Captain John Ridgway d. 3 Sep 1781
Mother*Charity Hendrick
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSamuel Ridgway married Catherine Atwood at South Carolina.
Birth20 October 1757Samuel Ridgway was born on 20 October 1757 at Virginia.
He was the son of Captain John Ridgway and Charity Hendrick.
Death12 August 1834Samuel Ridgway died on 12 August 1834 at Ohio at age 76.
  • Samuel moved to 96 District S. C. with his father in 1775, and while he was there, he enlisted in Craven County, 96 District as a Private (also a horseman) in the Revolutionary War under Captain James Harvey, Major Downes, and Colonel Williams on July 1, 1778, and served for 5 months. He served in the campaign against the Cherokee Indians, Battle of Seneca, and one other Indian town, and then reenlisted in 96 District on April 1, 1779 served under Captain Henry Pawling and Colonel Williams, and was discharged at Cowpens, North Carolina on January 10, 1780. He reeinlisted in 96 District on April 1, 1780, and served 4 months under his father, and Lt. Col. Hayes, destroying large amounts Tory property at Indian Creek. He was at the Engagement at William’s Fort, and the battles of Musgrove’s Mill, Cowpens, and the affair on Bush River. He was taxed in Buckingham County, Virginia in 1782, and probably married there. On December 14, 1784, he purchased 240 acres on the Saluda River, in Greenville County, 96 District, South Carolina. At Charleston on October 11, 1785, the Auditor General was directed to receive and audit the accounts of John and Samuel Ridgeway. He filed a Revolutionary War claim in South Carolina between August 20, 1783, and August 31, 1786. He resided in Greenville County in 1790 with one son and four daughters. On June 29, 1798, Samuel and Catherine sold 140 acres on the east side of the Reedy River in Laurens County, South Carolina (granted to Samuel in 1786) to John Ridgeway. According to family tradition, Samuel’s daughter, Nancy, says she was born in Virginia in 1784, and carried to South Carolina at age six (months/1784) by her parents. On December 11, 1800/January 26, 1801, Samuel purchased 25 acres on Peachling Creek of the Reedy River in Laurens County from Edmond Ragsdale, and resided there in 1800 (22010- 11110). On January 12, 1803/June 4, 1803, he sold 35 acres on Peaching’s Creek of the Reedy River to Andrew Arnold (granted to Samuel on December 19, 1784). In 1804, he moved to Ross County, Ohio, and later to Pike County, Pee Pee Township, Ohio, where he died on August 29, 1835. He was pensioned for his war service while living in Pike County, Ohio on October 3, 1833. Catherine was born on October 23, 1762, and died on November 24, 1819. They are buried in Ridgeway Cemetery. Samuel sold land in Ross County, Crooked Creek, Ohio to their son, Jonathan on December 23, 1826.

Children of Samuel Ridgway and Catherine Atwood

Charity Hendrick

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ridgway.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharity Hendrick married Captain John Ridgway.

Children of Charity Hendrick and Captain John Ridgway

Captain John Ridgway

M, d. 3 September 1781
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCaptain John Ridgway married Charity Hendrick.
Death3 September 1781Captain John Ridgway died on 3 September 1781 at killed by Tories.
  • On April 4, 1758, he witnessed a deed between Benjamin Arnold and Samuel Powell in Louisa County, St. Martin's Parish, Virginia (land was on the Paumunkey River). He purchased 142 acres on both sides of Doe Creek in Buckingham County, Virginia on April 27, 1763 (adjacent Benjamin Arnold). He was taxed in Buckingham County, Virginia in 1773 and 1774. John moved to South Carolina in 1775, and lived in the “Big Sycamore” during the Revolution. He was taxed in 96 District, South Carolina in 1779. He was a Captain in the South Carolina Militia under Colonel Joseph Hayes and Colonel Levi Casey in that war, and fought in the engagements at Augusta, Young’s, and the Battle of Cowpens. He was killed by the Tories in South Carolina on September 3, 1781.

Children of Captain John Ridgway and Charity Hendrick

Isaac Ridgway

M
Father*David Ridgway b. 1796, d. 22 Mar 1863
Mother*Elizabeth Miller b. 21 Feb 1791, d. 21 Mar 1859
Life EventDateDescription
Isaac Ridgway was the son of David Ridgway and Elizabeth Miller.

John H. Gall

M, b. circa 1835
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn H. Gall married unknown (?).
Birthcirca 1835John H. Gall was born circa 1835 at Hesse Darmstadt, Germany.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriJohn H. Gall was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Children of John H. Gall and unknown (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

unknown (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gall.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageUnknown (?) married John H. Gall.
BirthUnknown (?) was born at Missouri.

Children of unknown (?) and John H. Gall

Samuel L. Gall

M, b. circa 1866
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1866Samuel L. Gall was born circa 1866 at Missouri.
He was the son of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriSamuel L. Gall was listed as a son in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

John F. Gall

M, b. circa 1870
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1870John F. Gall was born circa 1870 at Missouri.
He was the son of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriJohn F. Gall was listed as a son in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

Freddie Gall

M, b. circa 1876
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876Freddie Gall was born circa 1876 at Missouri.
He was the son of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriFreddie Gall was listed as a son in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

Lillie Gall

F, b. circa 1876
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876Lillie Gall was born circa 1876 at Missouri.
She was the daughter of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriLillie Gall was listed as a daughter in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

Jessie Gall

M, b. circa 1877
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1877Jessie Gall was born circa 1877 at Missouri.
He was the son of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriJessie Gall was listed as a son in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

Alfred Gall

M, b. circa 1879
Father*John H. Gall b. c 1835
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Alfred Gall was born circa 1879 at Missouri.
He was the son of John H. Gall and unknown (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Lathrop, Clinton, MissouriAlfred Gall was listed as a son in John H. Gall's household on the 1880 Census at Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0682 Page Number 562A.

Sylvester J. Ditterline

M, b. circa 1867
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1867Sylvester J. Ditterline was born circa 1867 at Illinois.
He was the son of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisSylvester J. Ditterline was listed as a son in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

Nora L. Ditterline

F, b. circa 1868
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Nora L. Ditterline was born circa 1868 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisNora L. Ditterline was listed as a daughter in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

George E. Ditterline

M, b. circa 1870
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1870George E. Ditterline was born circa 1870 at Illinois.
He was the son of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisGeorge E. Ditterline was listed as a son in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

Julia E. Ditterline

F, b. circa 1874
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1874Julia E. Ditterline was born circa 1874 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisJulia E. Ditterline was listed as a daughter in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

Mabelle Ditterline

F, b. circa 1875
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1875Mabelle Ditterline was born circa 1875 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisMabelle Ditterline was listed as a daughter in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

Robert L. Ditterline

M, b. circa 1877
Father*George Robinson Ditterline b. 7 Mar 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*Mary Ellen Green b. c 1846
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1877Robert L. Ditterline was born circa 1877 at Illinois.
He was the son of George Robinson Ditterline and Mary Ellen Green.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Pope, IllinoisRobert L. Ditterline was listed as a son in George Robinson Ditterline's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Pope, Illinois; also includes niece Barbary J. Myers, age 16.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243 Page Number 91D.

Mary Robeison

F, d. before August 1819
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1806As of before 1806,her married name was Ritchey.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1806Mary Robeison married James Ritchey, son of James Ritchey and Mary Elizabeth Simpson, before 1806.
Deathbefore August 1819Mary Robeison died before August 1819.

Children of Mary Robeison and James Ritchey

John C. Ritchey

M, b. 1814, d. 27 August 1848
Father*James Ritchey b. 22 Nov 1780, d. 15 Jul 1860
Mother*Mary Robeison d. b Aug 1819
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn C. Ritchey married Abigail Whitlock.
Birth1814John C. Ritchey was born in 1814 at Warren, Mississippi.
He was the son of James Ritchey and Mary Robeison.
Death27 August 1848John C. Ritchey died on 27 August 1848 at Illinois.

James Ritchey

M, b. 2 March 1808, d. before 1822
Father*James Ritchey b. 22 Nov 1780, d. 15 Jul 1860
Mother*Mary Robeison d. b Aug 1819
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 March 1808James Ritchey was born on 2 March 1808 at Livingston, Kentucky.
He was the son of James Ritchey and Mary Robeison.
Deathbefore 1822James Ritchey died before 1822.

Nancy B. Ritchey

F, b. 25 December 1807, d. 15 December 1881
Father*James Ritchey b. 22 Nov 1780, d. 15 Jul 1860
Mother*Mary Robeison d. b Aug 1819
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 December 1807Nancy B. Ritchey was born on 25 December 1807.
She was the daughter of James Ritchey and Mary Robeison.
UNMARRIED1881As of 1881, Nancy B. Ritchey was never married.
Death15 December 1881She died on 15 December 1881 at Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, at age 73.

James Ritchey

M, b. circa 1752
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJames Ritchey married Mary Elizabeth Simpson.
Birthcirca 1752James Ritchey was born circa 1752 at Ireland.

Child of James Ritchey and Mary Elizabeth Simpson

Mary Elizabeth Simpson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ritchey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Elizabeth Simpson married James Ritchey.
BirthMary Elizabeth Simpson was born at Ireland.

Child of Mary Elizabeth Simpson and James Ritchey

Nathenia Ann Whitlock

F, b. 1824
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ritchey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNathenia Ann Whitlock married James Ritchey Jr., son of James Ritchey and Julia Ann Robinett.
Birth1824Nathenia Ann Whitlock was born in 1824 at Greene, Illinois.

Children of Nathenia Ann Whitlock and James Ritchey Jr.

Ann Ritchey

F, b. 1848
Father*James Ritchey Jr. b. 15 Oct 1822, d. 11 Jan 1875
Mother*Nathenia Ann Whitlock b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1848Ann Ritchey was born in 1848 at Jersey, Illinois.
She was the daughter of James Ritchey Jr. and Nathenia Ann Whitlock.

John Hardin Ritchey

M, b. 29 September 1849
Father*James Ritchey Jr. b. 15 Oct 1822, d. 11 Jan 1875
Mother*Nathenia Ann Whitlock b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1849John Hardin Ritchey was born on 29 September 1849 at Kane, Greene, Illinois.
He was the son of James Ritchey Jr. and Nathenia Ann Whitlock.

Mary Serena Ritchey

F, b. 6 June 1850
Father*James Ritchey Jr. b. 15 Oct 1822, d. 11 Jan 1875
Mother*Nathenia Ann Whitlock b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 June 1850Mary Serena Ritchey was born on 6 June 1850 at Kane, Greene, Illinois.
She was the daughter of James Ritchey Jr. and Nathenia Ann Whitlock.

Nancy Jane Ritchey

F, b. 25 March 1856
Father*James Ritchey Jr. b. 15 Oct 1822, d. 11 Jan 1875
Mother*Nathenia Ann Whitlock b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1856Nancy Jane Ritchey was born on 25 March 1856 at Kane, Jersey, Illinois.
She was the daughter of James Ritchey Jr. and Nathenia Ann Whitlock.

Clinton Ritchey

M, b. 25 March 1859
Father*James Ritchey Jr. b. 15 Oct 1822, d. 11 Jan 1875
Mother*Nathenia Ann Whitlock b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 March 1859Clinton Ritchey was born on 25 March 1859 at Kane, Jersey, Illinois.
He was the son of James Ritchey Jr. and Nathenia Ann Whitlock.