John William Ridings

27 February 1903–1980 (Age 76)
McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John William

John William Ridings was born on 27 February 1903, in McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Harry Ridings and Martha Jane Ridings. He married Mabel Elizabeth Eckman on 4 February 1925, in Homewood, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in West Mayfield, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1980, at the age of 77, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Beaver Falls, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John William Ridings
Mabel Elizabeth Eckman
Marriage: 4 February 1925
Helen Fern Ridings
John Richard Ridings
Mable M Ridings
Martha Ridings

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 2
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
Age 24
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Reading 2.

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

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Sources (6)

  • John Ridings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Ridings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John William Ridings in entry for Helen Fern Ridings Coleman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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