Marker Type: Headstone with footstone
Dimensions (H x W x D): 21 in x 10 in x 2 in
Direction Marker Faces: East
Inscription: LIDA / daughter of / J. & M. RIDGEWAY / DIED MAR. 8 1866 / AGED 10 Y. 1 M. 4 D.
Biography: Lydia “Lida” Ridgway was the daughter of John Ridgway and Malinda Jane Moore Ridgway. She was born in December 1855 and died on March 5, 1866 at 10 years old. Both her father and mother are buried in Ridgway Cemetery as well, but their stones have since been lost. The footstone to the right of Lida’s grave may belong to one of her parents.
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