Family: John Ridge / Sarah Bird Northrop (F431)

m. 27 Jan 1824


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  • Father | Male
    John Ridge

    Born  1802  Rome, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jun 1839  Honey Creek, Cherokee Nation Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Polson Cemetery, Jay, Delaware Co., OK Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  27 Jan 1824   
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Sarah Bird Northrop

    Born  7 Dec 1804  New Haven, New Haven Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Mar 1856  Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mt Comfort Cemetery, Fayeteville, Washington Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Prout Northrop | F425 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lydia Camp | F425 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Married:
    • "While at school in Cornwall he fell in love with Sarah Bird Northrup, and after two years convinced her parents to allow them to marry. However, the couple's New England community reacted angrily to the marriage of a Native American man and an American woman, and their unwillingness to accept his marriage forever altered Ridge's attitude toward American and Native American relations." --Wikipedia