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RIDLEY Charles Martin

Male 1807 - 1879


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  • Name  RIDLEY Charles Martin 
    Born  4 Feb 1807  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  EA48F3CF5462D5119887CB8894AA793FF810 
    Died  19 Feb 1879  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Olive Branch Baptist Church, Franklin County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I118  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors and Descendants of Johan Jakob Brown/Braun the "Waggonmaker".
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2005 

    Father  RIDLEY *William II,   b. 1783, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830 
    Mother  SMITH Ann Mary 
    Married  2 or 6 July 1802  Rutherford Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F17  Group Sheet

    Family  HOLDING ( HOLDER ) Lucy,   b. 1 Oct 1815, Georgia/North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1879, Franklin, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1838 
    Children 
     1. RIDLEY Arena Jane,   b. 27 Oct 1839, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Haarlson County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. RIDLEY Melvina A.,   b. Nov 1840,   d. 1919
     3. RIDLEY Cicero A.S.,   b. 1842, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1862, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. RIDLEY Charles A,   b. 31 Jan 1843, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1903, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. RIDLEY Cornelius Constatine,   b. 1845, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Richmond , Virginia, Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. RIDLEY Lucy Victoria " Vicky ",   b. 1847, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. RIDLEY Rufus Saified " RED",   b. 31 Mar 1849, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1906, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. RIDLEY Martin Jerome,   b. 27 Mar 1851, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1927, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. RIDLEY Matthew Henry " Uncle H ",   b. May 1853, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. RIDLEY Eugenia J.,   b. 1856, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. RIDLEY Elisha Euzel " Zelly ",   b. Mar 1859, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1894, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. RIDLEY Florena W.,   b. 8 Nov 1861, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1955, Tallapoosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F45  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Genealogy of Elisha Asa Ridley: 1996 Compiled by Charlotte Traylor Ridley
      Photograph of Charles Martin Ridley in the possession of James Ralph Ridley of Bridgeport, Alabama

      Page # 43:
      Charles Martin RIDLEY was born 4 February 1807 in North or South Carolina. He died 19 February 1879
      in Franklin, Heard County, Georgia. He is believed to be the son of William Ridley and Ann Mary SMITH
      who were married 6 July 1802 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

      Charles Martin, a tanner by trade, cames south in the early 1830's with two brothers, ALES PRICE RIDLEY
      and ELISHA ASA RIDLEY. About 1838, Charles Martin settled in Heard County, Georgia and married
      Lucy HOLDING/HOLDER, the daughter of Matthew and Lucy HOLDING, Sr.- the HOLDINGS came to Heard County before the Indians left. LUCY HOLDING was born 1st October 1815 in Georgia or North
      Carolina and died 28 October 1879 in Franklin, Heard County, Georgia.
      Charles and Lucy Ridley were the young couple who gave the land and organized the Olive Branch Babtist Church in Franklin, Georgia. They are both buried in the Church Cemetery. Charles Martin and Lucy ( HOLDING ) Ridley issued twelve (12) children all born in Heard County, Georgia

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Ridley ( Genealogy of Elisha Asa Ridley ), Charlotte Ridley Traylor, (Self Published ( Own Copy )).