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Andrew Jackson Ridge
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1835
Floyd County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1900
Alameda County
California, USA

He appears with wife Helen in the 1900 census as follows:
In the 13 June 1900 enumeration of the 4th Ward of Grass Valley, Grass Valley Twp, Nevada, CA, ED 48, sheet 6A, line 39, dwelling 127 and household 139, residing on School Street, are: Ridge, Andrew J., Head, M, Feb. 1836, 64, Md. 42 yrs, GA, GA, Conn. Attorney at law.
-----, Helen, Wife, F, Jan. 1844, 56, Md. 42 yrs, 6 born-4 liv., TX, KY, VA, None. Doom, Frances, Sister-in-law, F, Dec. 1849, 50, S, TX, KY, VA, School teacher.

Andrew Jackson Ridge (Cherokee) was the son of John Ridge (who was assassinated in 1839) and Sarah Bird Northrup; he had the following siblings: John Rollin (buried at Greenwood), Clarinda, Herman Dagget, Aeneas E. Sr., Susan Catherine, and Flora Chamberlain Ridge Polson.

Andrew married in Austin, TX, on 10 Nov 1856, Helen Caroline Doom (buried at Greenwood, also her sister Francis); they had the following children: John Randolph (b. 1885); Nancy Northrup (1859-1947)(buried at Greenwood) (gravestone says birth: 1860) who married Jesse Evans Frick; Darsie Ridgegauntlet (1861-1932); Jessica Bird (1864-1909)(buried at Greenwood) who married Archibald Nivens; Andrew Rollin ( 1866-1970); and Frank Beatty (b. 1872) who married Antonia Unkn (no children).

Andrew pursued a sucessful legal career in TX, then in CA. 
Family links: 
  John Ridge (1802 - 1839)
  Sarah Bird Northrup Ridge (1804 - 1856)
  Helen Caroline Doom Ridge (1836 - 1921)
  Nancy Northrup Ridge Frick (1859 - 1947)*
  Jessica Bird Ridge Nivens (1864 - 1909)*
  John Rollin Ridge (1827 - 1867)*
  Susan Ridge Washbourne (1829 - 1871)*
  Herman D. Ridge (1833 - 1864)*
  Aeneas E. Ridge (1834 - 1859)*
  Andrew Jackson Ridge (1835 - 1900)
  Flora Chamberlin Ridge Polson (1837 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Memorial Cemetery
Grass Valley
Nevada County
California, USA
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Sep 06, 2004
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Andrew Jackson Ridge
Added by: Alice P.
Andrew Jackson Ridge
Added by: Alice P.
Andrew Jackson Ridge
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