(Abt 1830-Bef 1880)
RIDGE, Gideon 1
Probably the son of Zebulan (age 45, b. PA) and Anne Ridge (age 36, b. PA), found on the 1850 census in Luzerne, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Gideon is living two houses away on the farm of a neighbor.
Gideon married Charlotte Cordia EAGLE, daughter of Unknown EAGLE and Mary UNKNOWN, about 1853 in prob. Ashland County, Ohio. (Charlotte Cordia EAGLE was born in Sep 1834 in Ohio.)
1 1860 US Census (Salt River, Adair County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Gideon Ridge (age 29, b. PA), wife Cordia [Eagle] (age 23, b. OH), and children Mary F. (age 5, b. OH), William (age 2, b. MO) and John Breckenridge (age 1 mon, b. PA), living in Salt River, Missouri. Also in the household is Cordia's sister, Mary Eagle (age 27, b. OH), who is listed as a "domestic." Gideon is listed as a "farmer." Also living in Salt River at this time is Cordia and Mary's brother, William F. Eagle, and his family.