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Re: John Ridge - Cherokee Indian
Posted by: Rebecca Little Date: July 01, 2000 at 20:41:47
In Reply to: Re: John Ridge - Cherokee Indian by Elaine I. Frey of 927

Godfrey Ridge came from Maryland, so yes my Ridges were near PA at one time.
Here is what I have of the Ridges. Let me know if you can add to it in any way.

Descendants of Godfrey Ridge


Generation No. 1

       1. Godfrey1 Ridge died 1744 in Brunswick Co., VA. He married Anne.

More About Godfrey Ridge:
Immigration: Immigrant from MD- found in records of Essex, Stafford, Pr Wm. Counties VA
Residence: Spottsylvania Co., VA
       
Child of Godfrey Ridge and Anne is:
+       2       i.       Thomas2 Ridge, born Abt. 1705 in Virginia?; died 1748 in Bladen Co., (Anson), NC.


Generation No. 2

       2. Thomas2 Ridge (Godfrey1) was born Abt. 1705 in Virginia?, and died 1748 in Bladen Co., (Anson), NC. He married Elizabeth.

More About Thomas Ridge:
Residence: Settled around Jackson's Creek, Randolph Co, NC in the 1740's
       
Children of Thomas Ridge and Elizabeth are:
+       3       i.       Godfrey3 Ridge, born Bet. 1731 - 1734; died 1790 in Randolph Co., NC.
+       4       ii.       William Ridge, born Bef. 1734; died August 1780 in Battle of Hanging Rock, SC.


Generation No. 3

       3. Godfrey3 Ridge (Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born Bet. 1731 - 1734, and died 1790 in Randolph Co., NC. He married Anne.
       
Child of Godfrey Ridge and Anne is:
+       5       i.       William4 Ridge, Sr., born Aft. 1760; died Abt. 1845 in Randolph Co., NC.

       4. William3 Ridge (Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born Bef. 1734, and died August 1780 in Battle of Hanging Rock, SC. He married Winifred Combs, daughter of Mason Combs and Sarah.

More About William Ridge:
Military service: Tory Militiaman
Residence: Surry Co., NC
       
Child of William Ridge and Winifred Combs is:
+       6       i.       Thomas4 Ridge, born 1783; died 1856.


Generation No. 4

       5. William4 Ridge, Sr. (Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born Aft. 1760, and died Abt. 1845 in Randolph Co., NC. He married Jean Fincher May 11, 1789 in Randolph Co., NC.

More About William Ridge, Sr.:
Property: In Randolph Co. by 1832
Will: 1845, Will was contested
       
Children of William Ridge and Jean Fincher are:
+       7       i.       Meredith5 Ridge, born 1805 in NC; died Aft. 1850 in Asheboro, (Randolph Co.) NC.
       8       ii.       William Ridge, Jr.
       9       iii.       Rebecca Ridge. She married Ninevah Rush.
       10       iv.       Mary Ridge. She married Jesse Miller.
       11       v.       Jane Ridge. She married Willis Hix/Hicks.

       6. Thomas4 Ridge (William3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born 1783, and died 1856. He married (1) Elizabeth Belcher. He married (2) Elizabeth Belcher Abt. 1800.

More About Thomas Ridge:
Burial: Teague Cemetery, Looney's Creek, near Whitwell, Marion Co., TN
Residence: White Co., TN
Will: Had 12 children (most born in Jackson Co., Alabama)

More About Elizabeth Belcher:
Burial: Teague Cemetery, Looney's Creek, near Whitwell, Marion Co., TN
       
Child of Thomas Ridge and Elizabeth Belcher is:
       12       i.       David5 Ridge. He married Martha Bailey.
       
Children of Thomas Ridge and Elizabeth Belcher are:
+       13       i.       Jordan B.5 Ridge.
       14       ii.       William Ridge.
       15       iii.       Thomas Ridge.
       16       iv.       John Ridge.

More About John Ridge:
Residence: Went west with the Indians 1838

       17       v.       David H. Ridge.
       18       vi.       Benjamin Hall Ridge.
       19       vii.       Rhoda Ridge. She married Holland.
       20       viii.       Winifred Ridge. She married Dove.
       21       ix.       Hannah Ridge. She married Bailey.
       22       x.       Sythey Ridge. She married Branum.
       23       xi.       Elizabeth Ridge. She married Davidson.
       24       xii.       Nancy Ridge. She married Dove.


Generation No. 5

       7. Meredith5 Ridge (William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born 1805 in NC, and died Aft. 1850 in Asheboro, (Randolph Co.) NC. He married Hannah Johnson March 29, 1825. She was born 1806 in NC.
       
Children of Meredith Ridge and Hannah Johnson are:
+       25       i.       Willace/Willis6 Ridge, born 1829; died Aft. 1880.
+       26       ii.       Thomas Ridge.
       27       iii.       William Ridge.
       28       iv.       Dougan Ridge.

       13. Jordan B.5 Ridge (Thomas4, William3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) He married Malinda Bailey.

More About Jordan B. Ridge:
Burial: Teague Cemetery, Looney's Creek, near Whitwell, Marion Co., TN

More About Malinda Bailey:
Burial: Teague Cemetery, Looney's Creek, near Whitwell, Marion Co., TN
       
Child of Jordan Ridge and Malinda Bailey is:
       29       i.       General Thomas6 Ridge.

More About General Thomas Ridge:
Burial: Teague Cemetery, Looney's Creek, near Whitwell, Marion Co., TN


Generation No. 6

       25. Willace/Willis6 Ridge (Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born 1829, and died Aft. 1880. He married Catherine Yates December 23, 1851. She was born February 26, 1834, and died September 16, 1914.

More About Willace/Willis Ridge:
Occupation: Grain Farmer
       
Children of Willace/Willis Ridge and Catherine Yates are:
+       30       i.       Henry F.7 Ridge, born November 28, 1864; died December 17, 1938.
       31       ii.       William H. Ridge, born September 08, 1856; died January 26, 1931 in (Suicide).
+       32       iii.       Milton Ridge.
+       33       iv.       Ransom Ridge.
+       34       v.       Mary Ridge.
+       35       vi.       Rebecca Ridge.
+       36       vii.       Alice Ridge.
       37       viii.       Margaret Ridge, born April 16, 1871. She married Lincoln Bell February 12, 1891 in NC.
       38       ix.       ? Ridge, died in Died in infancy.

       26. Thomas6 Ridge (Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1)
       
Children of Thomas Ridge are:
       39       i.       Abigail7 Ridge. She married John Arnold.
       40       ii.       Branson Ridge.


Generation No. 7

       30. Henry F.7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) was born November 28, 1864, and died December 17, 1938. He married Vida Estelle Moore, daughter of William Moore and Elizabeth. She was born July 21, 1875, and died September 03, 1943.
       
Child of Henry Ridge and Vida Moore is:
+       41       i.       Nelia Catherine8 Ridge, born April 05, 1897; died in Greensboro, NC.

       32. Milton7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) He married Mary Jane ?.
       
Children of Milton Ridge and Mary ? are:
       42       i.       Turner8 Ridge.
       43       ii.       Stanly Ridge.

       33. Ransom7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) He married Addie Hoover.
       
Child of Ransom Ridge and Addie Hoover is:
+       44       i.       Ettle8 Ridge.

       34. Mary7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) She married John Hill.
       
Children of Mary Ridge and John Hill are:
       45       i.       Hilda8 Hill.
       46       ii.       Early Hill.
       47       iii.       McKinley Hill.

       35. Rebecca7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) She married Peter Yates.

More About Peter Yates:
Occupation: Blacksmith Randolph Co., NC
       
Children of Rebecca Ridge and Peter Yates are:
       48       i.       Ernest8 Yates, died in Fayetteville, NC.
       49       ii.       Roy Yates.
       50       iii.       Jeffrey Yates.
       51       iv.       Ina Yates.
+       52       v.       Flota? Yates, died in Fayetteville, NC.

       36. Alice7 Ridge (Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) She married Ken Bell.
       
Children of Alice Ridge and Ken Bell are:
       53       i.       Harrison8 Bell.
       54       ii.       Abigale Bell.


Generation No. 8

       41. Nelia Catherine8 Ridge (Henry F.7, Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1)1 was born April 05, 18971, and died in Greensboro, NC. She married Ernest Luby Albertson1, son of William Albertson and Edna English. He was born September 05, 18901, and died February 18, 1975 in Kure Beach, NC1.
       
Children of Nelia Ridge and Ernest Albertson are:
       55       i.       Evon Berneice9 Albertson1, born March 26, 1919 in High Point, NC1. She married Roy Lee Taylor October 21, 1939 in High Point, NC; born August 19, 1916 in North Carolina; died September 22, 1996 in High Point, NC.

More About Roy Lee Taylor:
Burial: Montlieu Ave. Cemetery, High Point, NC

       56       ii.       Ruby Vida Albertson1, born February 14, 19131; died August 23, 1998 in Charlotte, NC. She married Thomas Vernon Ryan; born February 23, 1925; died August 29, 1979 in Kingsport, TN.
+       57       iii.       Henry Harrison (Jack) Albertson, born May 07, 1922; died March 28, 1998 in Charlotte, NC.
+       58       iv.       Charles Klyce Albertson, born September 15, 1915; died January 11, 1989.

       44. Ettle8 Ridge (Ransom7, Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) She married Roscoe Parker.
       
Children of Ettle Ridge and Roscoe Parker are:
       59       i.       Louie9 Parker.
       60       ii.       Frankie Parker.
       61       iii.       Agnes Parker.
       62       iv.       Hayden Parker.

       52. Flota?8 Yates (Rebecca7 Ridge, Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1) died in Fayetteville, NC.
       
Child of Flota? Yates is:
       63       i.       Ester9 ?.


Generation No. 9

       57. Henry Harrison (Jack)9 Albertson (Nelia Catherine8 Ridge, Henry F.7, Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1)1 was born May 07, 19221, and died March 28, 1998 in Charlotte, NC. He married (1) Christine Bef. 1959. He married (2) Mary Rachel Holden2 May 07, 1960. She was born March 25, 1936.
       
Children of Henry Albertson and Mary Holden are:
       64       i.       Pamela Denise10 Albertson2, born March 25, 1962. She married Lowell Howard2; born August 17, 1964.
       65       ii.       Kenneth Henry Albertson2, born September 03, 1963. He married Pamela Napier2 May 06, 1985; born September 02, 1957.

       58. Charles Klyce9 Albertson (Nelia Catherine8 Ridge, Henry F.7, Willace/Willis6, Meredith5, William4, Godfrey3, Thomas2, Godfrey1)3 was born September 15, 19153, and died January 11, 1989. He married Helen (Pat) Mooney.
       
Children of Charles Albertson and Helen Mooney are:
       66       i.       David James10 Albertson. He married Nancy Sparing.
       67       ii.       Charles Michael Albertson, died February 14, 1994. He married Ruth Ledbetter.




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