Goldie May Ridgley

18 August 1901–29 September 1995 (Age 94)
De Witt, Saline, Nebraska

The Life of Goldie May

When Goldie May Ridgley was born on 18 August 1901, her father, Benjamin Eli Ridgley, was 20 and her mother, Mary Matilda Smith, was 16. She married Walter Elton Lisk Sr on 18 August 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Pickrell, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1995, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Walter Elton Lisk Sr
Goldie May Ridgley
Marriage: 18 August 1920
Ellen W Lisk
Winona Martha Lisk
Walter Elton Lisk Jr

Spouse and Children

18 August 1920


    Ellen W Lisk


    Winona Martha Lisk


    Walter Elton Lisk Jr


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Rugeley, a habitational name from a place so named in Staffordshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Goldie Ridgley in household of Ben E Ridgley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Goldie Lisk in household of Walter Lisk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Goldie M Lisk in household of Walter E Lisk, "United States Census, 1930"

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