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Ridges Early Origins



The surname Ridges was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Ridges Spelling Variations


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Ridges Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ridge, Ridges and others.

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Ridges Early History


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Ridges Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ridges research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1619, 1652, 1641, 1633, 1636 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Ridges History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ridges Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridges Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ridges Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ridges In Ireland


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Ridges In Ireland



Some of the Ridges family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ridges Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Ridges, aged 19, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Richard Ridges, who settled in Virginia in 1639
  • John Ridges, who settled in New Jersey in 1664

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Ridges Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridges Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 July 2014 at 14:50.

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