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
1885–1951
Holland Sarah Alnutt
1885–1948
Marriage: 21 August 1906
Ruth Marion Ridings
1907–1919
Forrest Overton Ridings
1909–1975
Virginia L Ridings
1911–1983
Dorothy Elizabeth Ridings
1917–1939
Hugh Ridings Jr.
1926–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 August 1906
Meadville, Linn, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    Ruth Marion Ridings

    Female1907–1919Female

    Forrest Overton Ridings

    Male1909–1975Male

    Virginia L Ridings

    Female1911–1983Female

    Dorothy Elizabeth Ridings

    Female1917–1939Female

    Male1926–1965Male

Parents and Siblings

    Overton Harris Ridings M.D.

    Male1855–1922Male

    Sarah W. Harris

    Female1856–1928Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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