Alfred Joseph Ridges

13 July 1850–21 March 1905 (Age 54)
Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alfred Joseph

When Alfred Joseph Ridges was born on 13 July 1850, in Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Harris Ridges, was 23 and his mother, Adelaide Whiteley, was 20. He married Mary Ann Morris on 3 May 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 21 March 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Joseph Ridges
Mary Ann Morris
Marriage: 3 May 1873
Alfred Joseph Ridges Jr
Claude Melnotte Ridges
Clarence Vivian Ridges
Mary Adelaide Ridges
George Morris Ridges
Lawrence Whitely Ridges
Hazel Newberry Ridges

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1858 · New Provinces Act
    Age 8
    The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire and Surrey): variant of Ridge , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight


                Alfred Joseph Ridges was born 13 July 1850 in Paddington, London, Middlesex, England to Joseph Harris and Adelaide Whiteley Ridges.  His parents were married at the New Road Chapel, London …

    Sources (45)

    • Alfred Joseph Ridges in entry for Hazel Ridges, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Alfd J Ridges in household of Joseph H Ridges, "United States Census, 1860"
    • A J Ridges in entry for Laurence W Ridges and Mara M Wadsworth, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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