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Oliver Hazard Ridenour
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1853, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1924, USA

Oliver Hazard Perry Ridenour was born in Anderson county, TN on April 2, 1853 and was the third son of George and Sarah Ridenour.

Tazewell County was growing larger by the time he became a young man. Instead of taking up farming as his father and grandfathers before him, he became a craftsman. He was engaged in the business of carriage and buggy manufacture. His finishes of Carriages and particularly pin striping were very popular in the community. He married in his mid forties to Miss Mary Allie Lantz of Pekin, Ill.

They resided on South Second Street in Chillicothe, they had 3 sons

George Welleth, Byron Lantz (Gloria Oliver Grandfather) and Clarence Elmer.

Oliver and Mary Allie were divorced around 1910 and she moved to California with her three sons to join her Father, mother and older sister who had moved there a year earlier. Oliver died at home at 710 East Jackson st in Peoria on June 23, 1924 of heart disease and

Nephritis. He is buried in Chillicothe. Mary Allie died in the late 60's and rests in Riverside, California
Family links: 
  George E Ridenour (1820 - 1900)
  Sarah Brantley Ridenour (1825 - 1911)
  Cynthia Emaline Ridenour Ridenour (1843 - 1935)*
  Emily Jane Ridenour Hartsell Truitt (1845 - 1937)*
  Henry A Ridenour (1850 - 1935)*
  Oliver Hazard Ridenour (1853 - 1924)
  Ethel May Ridenour (1873 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Chillicothe City Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Created by: gloria oliver
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
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Oliver Hazard Ridenour
Added by: gloria oliver
Oliver Hazard Ridenour
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Oliver Hazard Ridenour
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