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John Clark and Blanche (Wilson) Ridpath

, Yuma

This is the son of James William Ridpath and Eva Rachel Rhynalds Ridpath. James 1857-1902 is buried in Saline County, Nebraska # 43607786.
James was the father of William Alanson Ridpath (1884-1972), John Clark Ridpath (1886-1969), Mary Lavina Ridpath Badman (d.1967), Emma Josephine Ridpath Glass (1887-1970), Eva Belle Ridpath Munyan (b.1889).
In 1900 Saline County, Nebraska, J. William Ridpath is farming, born May 1857, married 17 years to Eva R. January 1863, both born in Iowa. Alanson May 1884, Jina M. May 18885, J. Clark Sept 1886, Josie October 1887, and E. Belle April 1889 wee all born in Nebraska.

Next household is James Badman 60 born in England, Jennie 58 New York. James 33 and Leonard 31 were born in New York, Henry A. 20 in Nebraska.
Brother of Francis Marion Taylor Ridpath (1849-1901).

Edna B. Wilson was in Saline County in 1900, too, age 5, with Abraham T. 38 and Emma J. 33. Leman L. is 11, Herbert H. 9, Jessie L. 7, Edna 5, Merle L. nine months, and widowed Sarah A. Wilson 67.

In 1910 Saline County, Nebraska, John C. Ridpath is a restaurant salesman, living with cousin Mike Ridpath, also 23.

John proved up two quarters in section 33, 1S 49W - that's in Washington County, about ten miles from Yuma, Colorado.

In 1920 Washington County, Colorado, John C. Ridpath is 33, Edna B. 25, both born in Nebraska. Jesse and Jennie Taylor, adopted, one month old, born in Colorado.
Edna's brother Leamon Loyd Wilson registered for WWI with a Steffens Colorado address, born June 14, 1888 at Western Nebraska, farming with a wife and two childrenc.

Loyd Wilson and Alta M. McCadem/McAdams had Ronald Lee Wilson on Janaury 31, 1919 in Yuma - he died December 13, 2004.
Lloyd L. Wilson is also in Washington County, Colorado in 1920, 31, with Alta M. 30, Opal L. 7, Loris 5, all born in Nebraska, and Ronald L. eleven months, born in Colorado.
They're in San Joaquin County, California in 1930, Lloyd 41, Alta 40, Opal 17, Loris 16, Randal 11, and Edna 9.
Loyd Wilson died November 26, 1937 in San Joaquin County, California.

Alta is widowed in 1940 Tulare, California, 58, with Edna L. 19. They're living with daughter Opal L. Strader 27 and her husband Richard 34 and son Dennis W. Strader 2.

Alta, born May 29, 1889, died June 2, 1974 in San Joaquin County.

Loris is a farm laborer in 1940 San Joaquin County, 26, with Edna 23 and Patricia 2.
Loris Orville Wilson, born Feb 22, 1914 in Nebraska, died December 7, 1983 in San Joaquin County.

Edna Leah Wilson was born Feb 24, 1921 in Yuma, name Gerlach in 1943, Eggers in 1995, and died June 27, 1996.
1926 Yuma "Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Badman, of DeWitt, Nebraska are visiting with the lady's brother J.C. Ridpath and other relatives."
This is Mary Lavina (Ridpath) Badman 1885-1967 buried in Western, Nebraska # 94887588.

February 9, 1928 "Mrs. J.C. Ridpath was called to Fairbury Nebraska, recently by the death of her grandmother."

December 1929 "Mrs. Eva Ridpath, who had been visiting with her son, J.C. Ridpath and his family, left for Oxford, Nebraska to visit her brother."

John is a shoe repairman in 1930 Yuma, with Blanch, Jessie and Jennie.

In 1940, John is a shoe repairman, living on south Albany in Yuma, with Edna 45 and Jesse M. 20.

April 6, 1944
John Clark Ridpath married Edna Blanche Wilson on 28 Aug 1913 in Western Saline,Nebraska, USA. They adopted twin girls sometime between 26 March 1920 & 8 April 1930. They were Jessie Mary Taylor Ridpath, 1919-2001 and Jennie Minnie Taylor Ridpath, 1919-2003.

June 1955 "Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stulp and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Clark Ridpath motored to Bird City, KIansas to attend the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Kilmer. Mrs. Kilmer is a cousin of Mrs. Ridpath."

John is buried in Yuma 1886-1969 # 59792138, with Edna Blanch Ridbath 1894-1971 # 59792137 buried in Yuma.

February 26, 1970

December 23, 1971

December 1971 Yuma

Jennie married Raymond Cecil Pope in 1938 in Yuma, having Stanley Lee Pope on July 10, 1939. Raymond Pope died January 1942 in Routt County, Colorado.

Jennie then married Harold WIllis Cross on December 27, 1943 in St. Francis, Kansas.
She's buried in Yuma 1919-2003 # 48944863.

Jessie Mary (Ridpath) Baugher 1919-2001 is buried in Benton County, Washington # 103431232.
So is Everett Lester Baugher 1920-2005 "Born in Joes, CO to Clarence & Cora Baugher and died in Kennewick, WA...Husband of Jessy Mary Ridpath Baugher (dec'd)...Father of Melinda (dec'd), Ronald, Duane, Rosalie, & Rita.."

1926 "Simeon Ridpath, who had been visiting with his son Charles, east of Yuma, for about a month, returned to his home in Cambridge, Nebraska."

"Ridpath, William Dwight 1924-2003
Burial: Western, NE
Yuma Pioneer 5/8/2003"

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