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connection with the theatre. He has issue, of whom hereafter.

Caroline-P. Ridley 7 (3), fourth daughter of John 6 (7), was born in
Prospect, Me., March 10, 1842.

Amanda-S. Ridley 7 (2), fifth daughter of John (7), was born in
Prospect, Me., March 24, 1844.

Rev. John Ridley 7 (10), second son of John 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Jan. 20, 1846 ; married, and has issue, of whom hereafter. He
was agent for the Portland Transcript. Now connected with the Second
Adventist denom ination as a preacher. Residence in Manchester, la.
He is of medium height, has dark complexion, and is a fluent speaker.

Jacoh-T. Ridley 7 (3), third son of John 6 (7), was born in Prospect,
Me., Nov. 16, 1848; deceased.

William -B. Ridley 7 (4), fourth son of John 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Sept. 5, 1853.



552 BIDLETS OF TRURO, MASSACHUSETTS.

Charles-T. Ridley 7 (4), fifth son of John 6 (7), was born in Prospect,
Me., Aug 30, 1856.

Herbert-F. Ridley 7 (1), sixth son of John 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Nov. 23, 1858.

James- A. Ridley 7 (13), eldest son of James 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Nov. 3, 1840 ; deceased.

Rlltll-S. Ridley 7 (7), eldest daughter of James 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Jan. 10, 1844 ; deceased.

Orissa-D. Ridley 7 (1), second daughter of James 6 (7), was born in
Prospect, Me., Aug. 20, 1845; deceased.

Hllgh-T. Ridley 7 (1), second son of James 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., April 27, 1848 ; married, and resides in Prospect ; has issue.

Samuel-G. Ridley 7 (2), third son of James 6 (7), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Dec. 22, 1850 ; married Clements, and has issue, of whom

hereafter. Residence in Monroe. An earnest Christian. Height, me-
dium; complexion, light; farmer and woodman.



George-W. Ridley 7 (4), eldest son of Henry 6 (1), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., May 10, 1847.

Allllie-M. Ridley 7 (4), eldest daughter of Henry 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Aug. 27, 1848.

Sarall-E. Ridley 7 (3), second daughter of Henry 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Sept. 14, 1850.

Beiljamin-M. Ridley 7 (1), second son of Henry 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Oct. 15, 1852.

Rosaniia-M. Ridley 7 (1), third daughter of Henry 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Feb. 10, 1855; deceased.

Henry- W. Ridley 7 (3), third son of Henry 6 (1), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Dec. 22, 1856.

Hittie-B. Ridley 7 (1), fourth daughter of Henry 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Oct. 15, 1869.

Chesley Ridley 7 (1), eldest son of Alfred 6 (1), was born in Prospect,
Me., Oct. 16, 1834; married Oct. 9, 1855, and resides in his native town.

Erastus Ridley 7 (1), second son of Alfred 6 (1), was born in Prospect,
Me., Oct. 18, 1836, and was lost at sea in December, 1866. He was first
mate of the brig " Carlann," and on the voyage from Jacksonville, Fla.,
about the fourth day out, they were overtaken by a gale and no one was
left to tell the particulars.

Christoplier-C. Ridley 7 (1), third son of Alfred 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., July 24, 1838 ; married June 26, 1863, to Mary E. Knee-
land, and has issue four children, of whom hereafter. He resides in his
native town.

Annie Ridley 7 (5), eldest daughter of Alfred 6 (1), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., March 27, 1840; unmarried.

Wilber-A. Ridley 7 (1), fourth son of Alfred 6 (1), was born in Pros-
pect, Me., Sept. 3, 1843 ; was brought home sick with southern fever, and
died five days after, Aug. 3, 1871. Probably in the Union army.

Clara-A. Ridley 7 (1), second daughter of Alfred 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., Aug. 31, 1845; was married Oct. 30, 1870, to Henry A.
Stevens, of Monroe, Me.



BIDLEYS OF TBFBO, MASSACHUSETTS. 553

Mary-E. Ridley 7 (13), third daughter of Alfred 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., March 5, 1847 ; unmarried.

Dora-E. Ridley 7 (1), fourth daughter of Alfred 6 (1), was born in
Prospect, Me., May 5, 1852; was married June 1, 1872, to A. J. Crockett,
and lives in Stockton.



Frank Ridley 7 (2), eldest son of William 6 (2), was born in Searsport,
Me., in December, 1849; married Mary-Evelyn Marden, and has one
child. Residence, South Thomaston ; follows the sea.

Celia-Etta Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of William 6 (2), was born in
Searsport, Me., in October, 1855.

Edwin-F. Ridley 7 (1), second son of William 6 (2), was born in Sears-
port, Me., in November, 1865.



Slisan-E. Ridley 7 (4), eldest daughter of Nathaniel 6 (3), was born in
Searsport, Me., in September, 1852.

Emma-A. Ridley 7 (2), second daughter of Nathaniel 6 (3), was born
in Searsport, Me., in September, 1854.

Silas-Leroy Ridley 7 (1), only son of Nathaniel 6 (3), was born in
Searsport, Me., in September, 1857.



Carrie-A. Ridley 7 (2), a daughter of Dudley 6 (1), was born in Sears-
port, Me., in April, 1855.

Adir-E. Ridley 7 (1), daughter of Dudley 6 (1), was born in Searsport,
Me., in 1858. ^

Huldall-OJ. Ridley 7 (2), eldest daughter of Joseph 6 (4), was born in
Alfred, Me., May 22, 1827 ; was married July 3, 1848, to George K. Frost.
Residence unknown.

James Ridley 7 (14), eldest son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred,
Me., May 14, 1828; married June 10,1847, to Martha A. Morrill, and
died Dec. 28, 1872.

Silas-B. Ridley 7 (2), second son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred,
Me., Aug. 5, 1829; married Elizabeth Ricker.

Madison Ridley 7 (1), third son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred,
Me., Sept. 13, 1830 ; married Aug. 29, 1853, to Betsey G. Trafton, and
has issue nine children, of whom hereafter. Resides on a farm in San-
ford, Me.

Mercy-B. Ridley 7 (1), second daughter of Joseph 6 (4), was born in
Alfred, Me., Dec. 18, 1831 ; was married Dec. 8, 1848, to Humphrey S.
Clark.

Mary-E. Ridley 7 (14), third daughter of Joseph 6 (4), was born in
Alfred, Me., March 8, 1833 ; was married March 18, 1851, to Joseph B.
Woodman ; lives in Wenham, Mass.

Lydia-W. Ridley 7 (3), fourth daughter of Joseph 6 (4), was born in
Alfred, Me., Aug. 29, 1834; was married Sept. 4, 1853, to Daniel Gould.

Lyman Ridley 7 (1), fourth son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred,
Me., May 17, 1837 ; married Nov. 6, 1862 to Sarah E. Davidson. Resi-
dence unknown.

S.-Emeline Ridley 7 (?), fifth daughter of Joseph 6 (4), was born in
Alfred, Me., Aug. 13, 1839. No other information.

Joseph Ridley 7 (8), fifth son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred, Me.,
Dec. 3, 1842; married Jan. 2, 1870, to Mary A. Lord; died April 10,1873.



554 BIDLEYS OF TBtTBO, MASSACHUSETTS.

Alfred Ridley 7 (3), sixth son of Joseph 6 (4), was born in Alfred, Me.,
Dec. 2, 1845; married Nov. 12, 1868, to Abbie T. Littlefield.



Almira Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of James" (8), was born in Al-
fred, Me., in 1833; was married to Jotham Allen, of Waterborough,
and lias issue.

Jollll-C. Ridley 7 (11), eldest son of James 6 (8), was born in Alfred,
Me., in September, 1839 ; married Mary Knigbt, of Kennebunk, and has
issue two children, of whom hereafter.

Olive-A. Ridley 7 (2), second daughter of James 6 (8), was born in Al-
fred, Me., in 1837 ; was married to George H. Trafton, of Alfred, and has
issue.

Joseph-H Ridley 7 (9), second son of James 6 (8), was born in Alfred,
Me. ; married Nancy, daughter of Hiram Littlefield, of Sanford.



Fraiiciua-R. Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of Simon 6 (2), was born in
Alfred, Me., Oct. 21, 1842; was married to William H. Walker, of Great
Falls, N. H.

Cyrus-W. Ridley 7 (2), eldest son of Simon 6 (2), was born in Alfred,
Me., Oct. 31, 1846, and married " a Vermont lady."

Mary-A. Ridley 7 (15), second daughter of Simon 6 (2), was born in
Alfred, Me., May 26, 1850, and died in November, 1868.

Sarah-E. Ridley 7 (9), eldest daughter of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Al-
fred, Me., July 6, 1837, and died Oct. 20, 1838.

Charles-W. Ridley 7 (5), eldest son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., July 25, 1839, and died unmarried, March 3, 1873.

Sarall-E. Ridley 7 (10), second daughter of Rufus 6 (1), was born in
Alfred, Me., Feb. 3, 1841, and died Nov. 28, 1856.

Samuel-I. Ridley 7 (4), twin son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., Sept. 24, 1843, died Jan. 17, 1844.

Lord-M Ridlev 7 (1), twin son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred, Me.,
Sept. 24, 1843; died Jan. 17, 1844.

Abbie-E. Ridley 7 (3), third daughter of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Al-
fred, Me., April 11, 1848 ; was married to Frank Wentworth, and resides
in Shapleigh.

George-H. Ridley 7 (6), fourth son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., Oct. 24, 1850 ; married Celia Wentworth, and has issue, of whom
hereafter. Shoe-maker; resides in Shapleigh.

Hllldall-F. Ridley 7 (3), fourth daughter of Rufus 6 (1), was born in
Alfred, Me., Dec. 1, 1852; was married to George Beinis, and resides in
Shapleigh.

Franklin Ridley 7 (3), fifth son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., March 8, 1855; died Sept. 19, 1855.

Lindsey-D. Ridley 7 (1), sixth son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., July 18, 1865.

Allgie-E. Ridley 7 (1), fifth daughter of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Al-
fred, Me., April 26, 1867.

RllfllS-P. Ridley 7 (2), seventh son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., Nov. 18, 1872, by second wife.

Alvah-D. Ridley 7 (1), eighth son of Rufus 6 (1), was born in Alfred,
Me., July 25, 1874, by second wife.



RTDLEYS OF TRURO, MASSACHUSETTS. 555

John-F. Ridley 7 (12), eldest son of Amos 6 (1), was born in Andover,
Mass., March 30, 1840 ; married.

Charles- W. Ridley 7 (6), second son of Amos 6 (1), was born in An-
dover, Mass., Aug. 14., 1842; enlisted in the First Massachusetts Regiment,
Heavy Artillery, and was killed May 19, 1862, near Spottsylvania Court
House, Va.

Martha-E. Ridley 7 (4), eldest daughter of Amos 6 (1), was born in
Andover, Mass., Jan. 30, 1845.

Mary-Anna Ridley 7 (16), second daughter of Amos 6 (1), was born
in Andover Mass., June 28, 1847 ; died July 28, 1848.



Mary-E. Ridley 7 (17), eldest daughter of Allen 6 (1), was born in
Sanfoi'd, Me., in 1845, and died the same year.

Lucy-E. Ridley 7 (3), second daughter of Allen 6 (1), was born in San-
f jrd, Me., in 1850.

Isaiall-A. Ridley 7 (3), eldest son of Allen 6 (1), was born in Sanford,
Me., in 1852.

Herbert-G. Ridley 7 (2), second son of Allen 6 (1), was born in San-
ford, Me., in 1855.

Laura-E. Ridley 7 (2), fifth daughter of Allen 6 (1), was born in San-
ford, Me., in 1856.

Mary-L. Ridley 7 (18), third daughter of Allen 6 (1), was born in San-
ford, Me., in 1846, and died in 1848.

Mary-L. Ridley 7 (19), fourth daughter of Allen 6 (1), was born in San-
ford, Me., in 1850.

Abbie Ridley 7 (2), daughter of Ambrose 6 (5), was born in Boston,
Mass. No particulars.

Etta Ridley 7 (2), daughter of Ambrose 6 (5), was born in Boston,
Mass. No particulars.

Lydia-Mabel Ridley 7 (4), eldest daughter of Jacob 6 (2), was born in
Lawrence, Mass., March 27, 1863, and died Aug. 22, 1864.

Bessie-Abbey Ridley 7 (1), second daughter of Jacob 6 (2), was born
in Lawrence, Mass., March 30, 1868.



James-M. Ridley 7 (15), eldest son of Ivory 6 (1), was born in Shap-
leigh, Me., July 16, 1844, and died Jan. 28, 1867.

Esther-Aim Ridley 7 (2), eldest daughter of Ivory 6 (1), was born in
Shapleigh, Me., Aug. 20, 1846; was married to Rufus Ridley, her kinsman,
of Alfred, and has issue.

Allgie-M. Ridley 7 (2), second daughter of Ivory 6 (1), was born in
Shapleigh, Me., Jan., 4, 1848; was married to Franklin Drew, of Milton,
N. H.

Perley Ridley 7 (1), second son of Ivory 6 (1), was born in Shapleigh,
Me., Dec. 27, 1849; died March 30, 1851.

Edwin-H. Ridley 7 (2), third son of Ivory 6 (1), was born in Shapleigh,
Me., Nov. 2, 1853 ; married Jennie Bracy, of Alfred, and has issue two
children, of whom hereafter.



Mary-A. Ridley 7 (20), eldest daughter of Daniel 6 (7), was born in
Alfred, Me.; was married to James II. Hurd, of Shapleigh.



556 BIDLEYS OF TMURO, MASSACHUSETTS.

Sarall-H. Ridley 7 (11), second daughter of Daniel 6 (7), was born in
Alfred, Me., and was married to Charles Braey, of Alfred.

Harriet-N. Ridley 7 (4), third daughter of Daniel'' (?), was born in
Alfred, Me., and was married to Franklin Peabody, of Kennebunk.



John Ridley 7 (13), eldest son of Joseph 6 (7), was burn in Bowdoin,
Me., Nov. 9,1831; married Sept. 18, 1875, to Elizabeth A. Kidder, of
Dresden, and resides in the city of Bath ; stone-mason ; no issue.

Mary Ridley 7 (21), eldest daughter of Joseph 6 (7), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Dec. 25, 1836; was married to David Varner, or Varney, of
Nobleborough, and resides in Bath.

Eliza-J. Ridley 7 (3), second daughter of Joseph 6 (7), was born in
Bowdoin, Me., Jan. 6, 1839; was married to William Wormwood, and
resides in Bath.

Susan Ridley 7 (6), third daughter of Joseph 6 (7), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Nov. 25, 1841; died May 16, 1865.



Engene-F. Ridley 7 (2), eldest son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., Dec. 4, 1848.

Aai'OU-H. Ridley 7 (2), second son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., Nov. 5, 1850.

Aliee Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of Alexander 6 (3), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., December, 1852, and died in 1853.

Ernest Ridley 7 (1), third son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., in 1854, and died in 1855.

George-Baron Ridley 7 (7), fourth son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in
Topsham, Me., March 18, 1856.

Annie-C. Ridley 7 (5), second daughter of Alexander 6 (3), was born in
Topsham, Me., Jan. 1, 1858.

Eddie-A. Ridley 7 (1), fifth son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., Feb. 26, 1865, and died in Brunswick, March 10, 1870.

Charles-T. Ridley 7 (7), sixth son of Alexander 6 (3), was born in
Brunswick, Me., Feb.* 14, 1869.



Carrie-E. Ridley 7 (3), eldest daughter of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., in October, 1851; was married to Edward Turner, of Bath, and
has issue.

Nellie Ridley 7 (3), second daughter of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., November, 1*52.

Herbert-H. Ridley 7 (2), eldest son of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., Jan. 8, 1«58.

Fannie Ridley 7 (1), third daughter of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Tops-
ham, Me., in June, 1863, — twin to Alice.

Alice Ridley 7 (2), twin daughter of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Topsham,
Me., June, 1*63, and died in July, 1865.

Alice Ridley 7 (3), fifth daughter of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Topsham,
Me., October, f868.

Edward-T. Ridley 7 (1), second son of Caleb 6 (2), was born in Topsham,
Me., September, 1871.

Ida-M. Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of Isaac'' (3), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., March 15, 1865.



RIDLEYS OF TRURO, MASSACHUSETTS. 557

Cora-E. Ridley 7 (3), second daughter of Isaac 6 (3), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Dec. 17, 1867.

Lizzie-M. Ridley 7 (4), third daughter of Isaac 6 (3), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Dec. 25, 1869.

Abbie-E. Ridley 7 (4), eldest daughter of Henry 6 (2), was born Aug.
14, 1845; unmarried; lives in Athens.

James-H. Ridley 7 (16), eldest son of Henry 6 (2), was born Feb. 12,
1846, and died March 20, 1846.

George-H. Ridley 7 (8), second son of Henry 6 (2), was born April 14,
1848; married in 1874 to Elizabeth H. Merrill, and resides on a farm in
Cornville.

Harriet-E.' Ridley 7 (5), second daughter of Henry 6 (2), was born
Dec. 3, 1850; was married in 1869 to Augustus W. Worthen, farmer, of
Cornville .

Horace-D. Ridley 7 (2), third son of Henry 6 (2), was born Dec. 2, 1854;
unmarried; farmer.

Rebecca-M. Ridley 7 (3), third daughter of Henry 6 (2), was born May
19, 1860, and lives at home; unmarried.

L.-M. Ridley 7 (?), fourth son of Henry 6 (2), was born Jan. 27, 1864,
and died March 18, 1866_. '

Nellie Ridley 7 (2), eldest daughter of Humphrey 6 (1), was born in
Richmond, Me., in 1858, and died in 1864.

James-P. Ridley 7 (17), eldest son of Hunrphrey 6 (1), was born in
Richmond, Me., in 1867.

Dexter-H. Ridley 7 (2), eldest son of George 6 (4), was born in Rich-
mond, Me., in 1856; unmarried.

Allllie-S. Ridley 7 (6), eldest daughter of George 6 (4), was bora in
Richmond, Me., in 1862.

Rebecca-E. Ridley 7 (4), second daughter of George 6 (4), was born in
Richmond, Me., in 1867.

Laura-Jane Ridley 7 (3), eldest daughter of Mark 6 (6), was born in
Harpswell, Me., Nov. 1, 1832 ; was married to Levi Corson, a millwright,
and deceased in 1855.

Samuel-A. Ridley 7 (5), eldest son of Mark 6 (6), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1835 ; married Philena Brooks, and has issue three children,
of whom hereafter. He carries on a farm in Canaan.

Hailliall-A. Ridley 7 (8), second daughter of Mark 6 (6), was born in
Harpswell, Me., in 1837 ; was married to Abner Wheeler, and resides on
a farm in Canaan.

Sophia-K. Ridley 7 (2), third daughter of Mark 6 (6), was born in
Harpswell, Me., Dec. 2, 1839; was married to William Drew, lumberman,
and lives in Santa Cruz, Cal.

Alonzo-K. Ridley 7 (2), second son of Mark 6 (6), was born in Harps-
well, Me., Oct. 21, 1841, and died in 1863.

Eliza-A. Ridley 7 (4), youngest daughter of Mark 6 (6), was born in
Harpswell, Me., April 26, 1844 ; was married to Frank Rowe, carpenter,
and resides in Bath.



Dexter-W. Ridley 7 (3), eldest son of Moses 6 (1), was born in Litch-
field, Me., in January, 1835.



558 RIDLETS OF TRURO, MASSACHUSETTS.

George Ridley 7 (9), second son of Moses 6 (1), was born in Litchfield,
Me., in 1837.

Alvall Ridley 7 (1), third son of Moses 6 (1), was born in Litchfield,
Me., in March, 1841.

Hattie-A. Ridley 7 (6), eldest daughter of Moses 6 (1), was born in

Litchfield, Me., in 1843 ; was married to Sprague, photographer, and

resides in Lewiston.

Elleil Ridley 7 (4), youngest daughter of Moses 6 (1), was born in
Litchfield, Me., in 1845. J

James Ridley 7 (18), eldest son of "William 6 (3), was born in Bowdoin,
Me., April 16, 1848.

Charles Ridley 7 (8), second son of William 6 (3), was Hborn in Bow-
doin, Me., June 5, 1850.

John Ridley 7 (14), third son of William 6 (3), was born in Bowdoin,
Me., Nov. 17, 1852.

Horace Ridley 7 (3), fourth son of William 6 (3), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Nov. 15, 1855.

Edward Ridley 7 (2), fifth son of William 6 (3), was born in Bowdoin,
Me., Nov. 7, 1857.

Elleil Ridley 7 (5), only daughter of William 6 (3), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., April 6, 1859.

Edward Ridley 7 (3), eldest son of Alexander 6 (-1), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., April 30, 1852.

Cyrus Ridley 7 (1), second son of Alexander 6 (4), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., June 16, 1855.

Lydia Ridley 7 (5), eldest daughter of Alexander 6 (4), was born in
Bowdoin, Me., March 14, 1857.

Howard Ridley 7 (1), third son of Alexander 6 (4), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., May, 1865.

Alexander Ridley 7 (5), fourth son of Alexander 6 (4), was born in
Bowdoin, Me., August, 1867.

Mary-E. Ridley 7 (23), second daughter of Alexander 6 (4), was born
in Bowdoin, Me., April, 1869.

William Ridley 7 (5), fifth son of Alexander 6 (4), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., April, 1872.

George Ridley 7 (10), eldest son of Albion 6 (1), was born in Bowdoin,
Me., April 30, 1855; a merchant in Lewiston.

Tall man-. I . Ridley 7 (1), second son of Albion 6 (1), was born in Bow-
doin, Me., Feb. 21, 1857; a student in Lewiston.

Willfield-Scott Ridley 7 (1), third son of Albion 6 (1), was born in
Bowdoin, Me., Jan. 24, 1860; at home.

Mary-Alice Ridley 7 (24), eldest daughter of Albion 6 (1), was born
in Bowdion, Me., Jan. 3, 1862; unmarried.

Bertie Ridley 7 (1), fourth son of Albion 6 (1), was born in Lewiston,
Me., Dec. 24, 1869.

Arthur Ridley 7 (1), fifth son of Albion 6 (1), was born in Lewiston,
Me., July 10, 1874.

Bradford Ridley 7 (1), eldest son of John 6 (9), was born Sept. 18,
1855.

Frank Ridley 7 (4), second son of John 6 (9), was born in April, 1858.



BID LEYS OF TBUBO, MASSACHUSETTS. 559

William Ridley 7 (6), third son of John 6 (9), was born in December,
1865.

Ridley 7 (?), fourth son of John* (9), was born in December, 1871,



Willie Ridley 7 (1), son of Joseph* (7), was born Oct. 4, 1860.
Joseph-Warren Ridley 7 (9), son of Joseph 6 (7), was born May, 1861.
Alice Ridley 7 (4), son of Joseph (7), was born June, 1867.



James-W. Ridley 7 (19), eldest son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1832; married in 1856 to Laura J. Wright, and has one sou,
of whom hereafter. He worked in the Navy Yard, at Charlestown,
Mass., as ship-carpenter, until 1870, when he emigrated to Estherville, la.,
when he engaged in milling and miscellaneous trading; an excellent
mechanic.

R.-Edwill Ridley 7 (3), second son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1834; married in 1855 to Esther A. Allen, and the following-
spring (1856) emigrated to Michigan, and thence to Iowa, on the Des
Moines River, seven miles from the Minnesota line. He was joined by
his wife in 1857: she being the first white woman in Emmett County.
He laid out a township the following year (1858) and named it Estherville
for his wife. He subsequently, in company with his brothers, built a saw-
mill in Estherville, but soon sold his share in the mill, and purchased a
farm two miles below, where he erected another mill which he still (1874)
owns and operates. Has three children, of whom hereafter.

AlgeilOU-H. Ridley 7 (1), third son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1836; married in 1866 to Mary-Eliza Fletcher, and settled
in Estherville, la. Carpenter by trade; served in the Union army dur-
ing the Rebellion. Had his leg crushed in the horse-power of a threshing-
machine in 1871, and died from the injury in 1872. No issue.

Adelia-S. Ridley 7 (1), eldest daughter of Robert 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., in 1838; went to Estherville, la., in 1859; was married
in 1860 to George Jenkins, and emigrated to Oregon in the spring of 1871.

Jllditll-A. Ridley 7 (1), second daughter of Robert 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., in 1840, and died in the city of Bath, Me., in 1857, un-
married.

Albioil-K. Ridley 7 (2), fourth son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1842, and went to Estherville, la., with his parents in 1859.
He served three years in the Union army during the Rebellion ; married
in 1868 to Graham, and carries on a farm in Estherville, la. ; no issue.

M-Theresa Ridley 7 (1), fifth son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1844 ; emigrated to Iowa with his parents in 1859 ; married
in 1869 to H. W. Emery, of Chicago, 111., and now (1874) resides in St.
Louis, Mo.

Ellgene-G. Ridley 7 (3), sixth son of Robert 6 (1), was born in Harps-
well, Me., in 1847 ; emigrated to Iowa in 1859 ; served two years in the
Union army during the Rebellion; married in 1868 to Mary C. Owen,
and has issue three children, of whom hereafter. Carries on farming and
fruit-growing in Estherville.

Lilliail-E. Ridley 7 (1), third daughter of Robert 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., in 1850; emigrated to Iowa with her parents in 1859;
was married in 1870 to Lloyd A. Gould, and resides in Estherville, la.



Albert-F. Ridley 7 (3), eldest son of Samuel 6 (1), was born in Harps-



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well, Me., Sept. 28, 1846; married July 3, 1870, to Katie A. Hopkins, of
Jamaica, West Indies, and has issue three children, of whom hereafter.
Resides in Harpswell ; seaman.

Alllia-J. Ridley 7 (2), eldest daughter of Samuel 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., Oct. 3, 1828 ; was married June 2, 1868, to D. H. Elliott,
of Hartland, and resides at Cape Elizabeth.

Cliarles-N. Ridley 7 (9), second son of Samuel 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., Oct. 22, 1850 ; married March 15, 1870, to Philelia A.
Harrington, of Harpswell, and has issue three children, of whom here-
after. Sailor; resides at Cape Elizabeth.

Lucy-E. Ridley 7 (4), second daughter of Samuel 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., April 28, 1858 ; was married Aug. 22, 1876, to E. H,
Johnson, of Harpswell, a seaman.

Carrie-M. Ridley 7 (4), third daughter of Samuel 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me., Oct, 24, 1860.

Nellie-M. Ridley 7 (3), fourth daughter of Samuel 6 (1), was born in
Harpswell, Me. ; was married Dec. 10, 1867, to Charles M. Powell, of
York, Me. Residence in Harpswell.



William-H. Ridley 7 (7), eldest son of Isaac 6 (4), was born in Harps-
well, Me., March 23, 1856.

Emma- J. Ridley 7 (3), eldest daughter of Isaac 6 (4), was born in
Harpswell, Me., June 12, 1858.

Frank- W. Ridley 7 (5), second son of Isaac 6 (4), was born in Harps-
well, Me., April, 1861.

EIGHTH GENERATION.

Graeie-E. Ridley 8 (1), eldest daughter of John 7 (10), was born in
Prospect, Me., November, 1871 ; died in Iowa in 1880.
Four other children whose names were not given.



Carrie-Emma Ridley 8 (5), eldest daughter of Christopher 7 (1), was
born in Prospect, Me., Aug. 4, 1866.

Nettie-May Ridley 8 (1), second daughter of Christopher 7 (1), was



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