John Ridgeway

1757–1766 (Age 9)
Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Ridgeway was born in 1757, in Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Ridgeway, was 33 and his mother, Esther, was 29. He married Mary about 1778, in Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1766, at the age of 9, and was buried in Hodnet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Ridgeway
1757–1766
Mary
1758–1782
Mary Ridgway
1780–
James Ridgway
1782–1782

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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.

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

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  • John Ridgway in entry for Mary Ridgway, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Ridgway in entry for James Ridgway, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Ridgway in entry for Mary Ridgway, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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