Mary Jane Hinkle

Female21 March 1837–21 February 1880

Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Hinkle was born on 21 March 1837, in Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac Leonard Hinkle, was 25 and her mother, Martha Ann Tash, was 18. She married Andrew Jackson Ridenhour on 25 December 1853, in Gasconade, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boulware Township, Gasconade, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Brush Creek Township, Gasconade, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 21 February 1880, in Gasconade, Gasconade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Gasconade, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Ridenhour
Mary Jane Hinkle
Marriage: 25 December 1853
Martha A. Ridenhour, Callwell
William Riley Ridenhour
Isaac Lewis Ridenhour
Samuel Barney Ridenhour
Amanda Irene Ridenhour
Ameil Ridenhouer

Sources (8)

  • Mary J Ridenhour in household of A J Ridenhour, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Iome Hinkle in entry for Andrew Jackson Ridenhower, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Mary Hinkle in household of Isaac Hinkle, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1853Gasconade, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 26

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 26

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Hinkel .

    English: variant of Hinckley .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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