Hugh Ridings

8 June 1885–28 January 1951 (Age 65)
Cairo, Randolph, Missouri, United States

The Life of Hugh

When Hugh Ridings was born on 8 June 1885, in Cairo, Randolph, Missouri, United States, his father, Overton Harris Ridings M.D., was 30 and his mother, Sarah W. Harris, was 29. He married Holland Sarah Alnutt on 21 August 1906, in Meadville, Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Parson Creek Township, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 28 January 1951, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Ridings
Holland Sarah Alnutt
Marriage: 21 August 1906
Ruth Marion Ridings
Forrest Overton Ridings
Virginia L Ridings
Dorothy Elizabeth Ridings
Hugh Ridings Jr.

Spouse and Children

21 August 1906
Meadville, Linn, Missouri, United States


    Ruth Marion Ridings


    Forrest Overton Ridings


    Virginia L Ridings


    Dorothy Elizabeth Ridings



Parents and Siblings

    Overton Harris Ridings M.D.


    Sarah W. Harris




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Reading 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh Ridings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Ridings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hugh Ridings, "United States Census, 1910"

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