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Capt. John B. Ridenour

Capt. John B. Ridenour

Capt. John B. Ridenour (1833-1891) son of John and Susanna Bechtel Ridenour of Bullskin Twp., Fayette Co., PA. In 1851 he went west with his family, settling in Illinois, where he served as a captain under Grant and Sherman during the Civil War.

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