Perry Lee Riddlehoover

10 June 1897–18 April 1964 (Age 66)
Saluda, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Perry Lee

When Perry Lee Riddlehoover was born on 10 June 1897, in Saluda, South Carolina, United States, his father, Ben Riddlehoover, was 30 and his mother, Mamie M. Schultz, was 20. He had at least 2 daughters with Chloe Mae Hallman. He lived in Township 2, Saluda, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Monetta, Aiken, South Carolina, United States in 1964. He died on 18 April 1964, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ridge Spring Cemetery, Ridge Spring, Saluda, South Carolina, United States.

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Perry Lee Riddlehoover
Chloe Mae Hallman
Dorothy Mae Riddlehoover
Frances Lee Riddlehoover

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of an unidentified Dutch or German surname:1. possibly German Reidelhuber, a distinguishing name for a farmer ( see Huber ) with an unexplained first element. 2. alternatively, perhaps a habitational name for someone from Riedernhöfe near Singen, Württemberg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perry Ridlehooner in household of Ben Ridlehooner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry Lee Ridlehoover in household of Ben Ridlehoover, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Perry Ridlehooper in household of Benj Ridlehooper, "United States Census, 1900"

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