Ona Louise Riddle

2 April 1871–7 February 1947 (Age 75)
Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ona Louise

When Ona Louise Riddle was born on 2 April 1871, in Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, her father, James Richard Riddle, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Van Devender, was 25. She married Melvin L McHenry on 17 April 1892, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Troy, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Franklin Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 February 1947, in Madison Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jackson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin L McHenry
1871–1894
Ona Louise Riddle
1871–1947
Marriage: 17 April 1892
Bessie McHenry
1892–1897
Ranty F. McHenry
1892–
Ralph McHenry
1895–

Spouse and Children

    Melvin L McHenry

    Male1871–1894Male

    Female1871–1947Female

MARRIAGE
17 April 1892
Gilmer, West Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Bessie McHenry

    Female1892–1897Female

    Ranty F. McHenry

    Female1892–Female

    Ralph McHenry

    Male1895–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. habitational name from Ryedale in North Yorkshire, being the valley of the river Rye (a name of Celtic origin). 2. variant of Riddell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ona L Dearing in household of Thomas J Dearing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Onie Dearing in household of Thomas J Dearing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ona L Dearing in household of Thomas J Dearing, "United States Census, 1920"

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