Rideout - Family History
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1st through 4th Generations
The families detailed below are descended from:
Nathaniel Rideout - b. Apr 4, 1785, _____,
Maine; m. 1st Katherine Richardson of _____, Maine, Apr 18, 1813; m. 2nd
Ruth Lufkin of _____, Maine, on Mar 21, 1819; d. Jun 25, 1854. (The family
lived in New Gloucester, Maine. Several children married and lived in
South Paris, Maine; Serena married and lived in nearby Pownal, Maine.)
Children of Nathaniel and Katherine (Richardson) Rideout:
Benjamin A. Rideout - b. Jul 10, 1815; m. Eleanor M. Perley, Feb 11, 1849; d. _____. Benjamin and Eleanor had two children: Mary E. Rideout (b. Dec 15, 1849); and Charles J. Rideout (b. Aug 25, 1854). I believe that Mary lived in Littlefield's Corner, a part of Auburn, Maine.
Perez B. Rideout - b. Nov 25, 1816; m. Mary J. Staples, Jun 3, ____; d. Sep 29, 1848. Perez and Mary had only one child that I'm aware of, Perez B. Rideout (b. Jul 4, 1848; m. Lizzie M. Adams; d. _____).
Catherine Rideout - b. Oct 30, 1817; d. Jan 2, 1819.
Children of Nathaniel and Ruth (Lufkin) Rideout:
Catherine Rideout - b. Jan 17, 1820; d. May 25, 1821.
Nicholas Rideout - b. Feb 24, 1822; m. Charlotte
Woodman, Sep 24, 1848; d. Mar 9, 1885. Nicholas and Charlotte had two
children: John W. Rideout (b. Dec 1, 1855) and Nicholas Blanchard Rideout
(b. Nov 9, 1866).
Nathaniel Rideout - b. Oct 14, 1826; m. Rachel P. Rogers, Jun 5, 1855; d. _____. Nathaniel and Rachel had four children: Annie P. Rideout (b. Feb 17, 1858; d. Mar 22, 1877); Flora R. Rideout (b. Mar 6, 1860; m. Frank Willard Berry, Nov 10, 1881; d. Nov 29, 1938 in New Gloucester, Maine); Albert L. Rideout (b. Dec 31, 1862; m. Alice Gertrude Morse in 1889; lived in Clermont, California; d. Mar 26 ____); and Benjamin W. Rideout (b. Mar 7, 1871; lived in Pomona, California; d. Feb 2_?, 1959).
Sarah J. Rideout - b. May 24, 1829; m. Wallace J. Atkins, May 3, 1865; d. Feb 26, 1918. They lived at 19 Gothic Street (later renumbered 41 Gothic Street), South Paris, Maine, and had no children. Wallace served in the Civil War and died Nov 2, 1902. (I have the pocket testament he carried through the war.)
Harriet Rideout - b. Jul 24, 1831; m. Ezekiel Haskell, Apr 5, 1855; d. May 24, ____. I believe they lived in South Paris, Maine, in a large home next door to the Congregational Church, and had three children: Edwin N. Haskell (b. Jul 25, 1862; d. 1947), Harriet Lufkin Haskell (b. Dec 23, 1864; m. Omar B. Merrow Mar 8 or 9, 1909, and lived near Auburn, Maine), and Emma W. Haskell (b. Apr 18, 1860, d. Jul 2, 1958). It was certainly in this house, then occupied by Edwin N. Haskell, that his aunt Bertha died in 1898. Harriet Merrow lived in Littlefield's Corner, a part of Auburn, Maine - near her cousin Mary E. Rideout. Ezekiel Haskell was born Jul 3, 1831 and died Jul 5, 1871.
Deborah Blanchard Rideout - b. Mar 17, 1837; m. George Frye Greene of North Waterford, Maine, Nov 25, 1874; d. Jul 21, 1918. Deborah and George had two children. For further information on this line, see my GREENE pages.
Serena A. Rideout - b. Aug 3, 1842; m. J. William Sweetser of Pownal, Maine, Jun 29, 1867; d. _____. Serena and William had eight children: Wallace Sweetser; Ida Sweetser (b. Dec 2, 1881; m. a Jordan; d. Mar 17, 1930); Helen Sweetser (b. Oct 9, ____); Grace Sweetser; Mary (Mae) Sweetser (b. Aug 6, 1872; m. a Wilson and had a son, Stanley); Lillian Sweetser (who married _____ and may have had a daughter Serena); Henry Sweetser (b. Oct 3, 1868; m. _____ and had children Marge, Elsie, William, and Helen); and Lester Sweetser.
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