Seeking the maiden name of the mother of George W. Ridgeway (1824-1883).She was Martha (---) Ridgeway Adams (1796-1888), widow of Isaac Ridgeway Jr. (-c.1830 Putnam Co. NY) and widow of Samuel Adams (1781-1843 Delaware Co. OH).
Samuel Adams returned to NY after his first wife died and married Martha in Putnam Co. NY. Family lived in Berlin and are buried in Cheshire.
[In Berlin in 1880 the Ridgewaysare listed as Gor. WRIDGAWAY (sic) and Martha is listed as a WRIDGAWAY/Ridgeway. The places of birth are not consistent in themselves or with other census.]
George' grandfather, Isaac Ridgeway Sr., was b.England but after serving in Rev. settled in Putnam Co.NY and died there. George's father Isaac Jr. was b.NY and died there.
Neither George's bio nor the 1812 pension of Martha (---) Ridgeway Adams gave Martha's maiden name. She was b.NY