Ringo, Alvin

Born: 1806-03-08 Kentucky

Died: 1888-10-16 Missouri

Flourished: 1840-1854 Menard County, Illinois

Ringo lived in Menard County, Illinois, from at least 1840 until 1854. In 1833, he married Emily Masterson, with whom he had at least two children. In 1844, Emily Ringo died, and in 1845, Ringo wed Mary Jane Clark. In 1854, they moved their family to Audrain County, Missouri, where Ringo purchased land and began farming. At the time of his death, he owned a 300-acre farm in Audrain County.

Gravestone, Elmwood Cemetery, Audrain County, MO; Gravestone, Greenwood Cemetery East, Tallula, IL; Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, comp. Marriage Records Montgomery County, Kentucky 1817-50 (Chillicothe, MO, Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, c1965); U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 208; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 327; History of Audrain County, Missouri (St. Louis: National Historical, 1884), 825-26; Audrain County (MO) Probate Records, Wills Vol. A-B, 1838-1895, p. 326-27.