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Ridgell Family Home Page

Updated July 23, 2014

B P Ridgell

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Some people want me to leave up Ridgell and related files after makes this page uneditable on September 1st. 2014. After that, when errors are found they can no longer be corrected, just as at, where you can find all kinds of inaccurate genealogy trees. I have worked hard for 25 years to get the Ridgell (and similar spellings) information correct, and I was continuing to add more info, but I will no longer be able to change information thanks to the monopoly of

Anyone needing Ridgell files on your family can email me at after August 1st and I will send a printable word document by email if possible.

William Ridgell, also found as Ridgdell, landed in Virginia in 1634. He was originally from Yorkshire, where Ridgells flourished in the 1600's. Many variations of this name are found in both Great Britain and the United States today. I believe that William who landed in Virginia in 1634 is progenitor of most Ridgell, Ridgill, Ridgel,Ridgedell, Ridgedill, Ridgdell, Ridgdill, Rigsdell, and some of the Rigell and Ridgle familes, and possibly others.

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