Jarett Ridgeway

Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jarett

When Jarett Ridgeway was born on 19 December 1874, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, his father, Elihu Horton Ridgway, was 50 and his mother, Mary E Jarrett, was 33. He died before 1879, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 3.

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Elihu Horton Ridgway
Mary E Jarrett
Joel Joseph Ridgway
Caroline Ridgeway
Jarett Ridgeway
Susan Dolly Ridgeway
Jacob Jarrett Ridgeway
James Blain Ridgeway

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 2

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English riggewey, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a route or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Dorset, and Staffordshire.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jarrett Ridgway, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Descendants of Richard Ridgeway in America beginning with son Josiah.
  • Jarrett Ridgway, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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