Florence Ridges

1 December 1866–14 July 1942 (Age 75)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Florence

When Florence Ridges was born on 1 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Harris Ridges, was 39 and her mother, Agatha Pratt, was 18. She married Joseph Henry Dean on 11 June 1885, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kline, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1910. She died on 14 July 1942, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Henry Dean
Florence Ridges
Marriage: 11 June 1885
Mildred Agatha Dean
Jasper Henry Dean
Wilford Moroni Dean
Lawrence Joseph Dean
Charles Edwin Dean Sr.
Florence Stella Dean
Winifred Louise Dean
Stanley Ridges Dean
Leah Ridges Dean
Dorothy Ridges Dean
Donald Ridges Dean

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1885Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 18
    Historic Boundaries 1884: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States
    Age 20
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire and Surrey): variant of Ridge , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Leo Sanford Taylor - Biographical Sketch

    Leo Sanford Taylor, Bishop of the Redmesa Ward (Young Stake), La Plata county, Colorado, was born November 25, 1892, at Mancos, Montezuma county, Colorado, the son of Hiram M. Taylor and Clarentine Ma …

    Sources (38)

    • Florence Rigley in household of Jane Rigley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Florence Ridges in entry for V. F. Dean and Leah Dean, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Florence Ridges in entry for Jasper Henry Dean, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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