Monday, June 13, 2011

Who Do I think I Am? Wow! Part 76


JOHN BUNYON4 RIDLEY (ASA ELISHA3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born Aug 1848 in Stevenson, Jackson Co, Al, and died 22 Jan 1929 in , Jackson, Al. He married (1) FRANCES ELLENOR 'ELLEN' MARSHALL 13 Dec 1875 in , Jackson, Al, daughter of ABSOLM MARSHALL and MALISSA GREER. She was born 14 Dec 1853 in , Jackson, Al, and died 17 Apr 1891 in , Jackson, Al. He married (2) MATILDA J. BROWN 07 Jan 18928, daughter of ALEXANDER BROWN and LOUISE LUNSFORD. She was born Oct 1869 in , Jackson, Al, and died Abt. 1915 in , Jackson, Al.

Notes for JOHN BUNYON RIDLEY:
Family tradition is, John's father sent him to camp with his brother George during the Civil War. John was only twelve years of age but large. John was captured by the Yankees and given the task of loading horseshoes. John ruptured himself and was returned home to his mother so she could care for his injury. A yankee doctor went along home with John to explain to his mother.
John was a Deputy Tax Collector for Jackson County, Alabama, in 1901.
On 27 April 1888 he made his wife, Frances a "Free Dealer"
-Charlotte Ridley Traylor
in her book RIDLEY.

Note: Are you thinking what I'm thinking? John went on to marry twice and had 9 children.

More About JOHN BUNYON RIDLEY:
Burial: Liberty Hill Cemetery, Flat Rock, Jackson Co., Al
Settled: Fabius, Jackson Co., Al

More About FRANCES ELLENOR 'ELLEN' MARSHALL:
Burial: Ridley Homeplace, Stevenson, Jackson Co., Al

More About MATILDA J. BROWN:
Burial: Liberty Hill Cemetery, Fabus, Al

Children of JOHN RIDLEY and FRANCES MARSHALL are:
71. i. WILLIAM SPILLER 'WILLIE'5 RIDLEY, b. 25 Nov 1876, Stevenson, Jackson, Al; d. 23 Jul 1943, Summerville, Chattooga Co, Ga.
72. ii. MINNIE LEE RIDLEY, b. Abt. 1878, Stevenson, Jackson, Al; d. Unknown, Durham, , NC.
73. iii. MATTIE BULAH RIDLEY, b. 28 Apr 1880, , Jackson, Al; d. 27 Nov 1919.
74. iv. GEORGE HENRY 'HOPE' RIDLEY, b. 28 Feb 1886, , Jackson, Al; d. 09 Apr 1967, Odenville, , Al.


Children of JOHN RIDLEY and MATILDA BROWN are:
v. CONRAD EUGENE5 RIDLEY, b. 02 Oct 1892; d. Unknown.
vi. CARRIE LOU RIDLEY, b. 13 Nov 1893; d. Unknown.
75. vii. ANNIE S. RIDLEY, b. 19 Sep 1895, , Jackson, Al; d. Unknown.
76. viii. ASENATH 'SENA' RIDLEY, b. 21 Sep 1897, , Jackson, Al; d. 1998, Chattanooga, , Tn.
ix. MARY ELIZABETH RIDLEY, b. 10 Jan 1904; m. MR. THOMPSON; b. Abt. 1904.

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