HELEN L. (RIDENOUR) BAILEY

B. February 24, 1907 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA
D. February 8, 2003
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  • Father: Albert B. Ridenour born January 5, 1865 in Pennsylvania; Albert died February 1, 1944 in Pennsylvania; buried in Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Westmoreland County, PA
  • Mother: Emma (Hough) Ridenour born January 1871 in Westmoreland County, PA; Emma died July 7, 1953 in Westmoreland County, PA; buried in Alverton Cemetery, Westmoreland County, PA
  • Husband 1: Clifford Kreinbrook
  • Husband 2: Fred Charles Bailey born February 11, 1905 in Oklahoma; married Helen L. Ridenour on December 18, 1944 in Cook County, IL; Fred died March 4, 1961 in Cook County, IL (See section pertaining to Fred Charles Bailey buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Mary Jane (Kreinbrook) Macey born April 25, 1926 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; married Eugene Macey; last residence in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Mary died January 24, 1982 (See section pertaining to Mary Jane (Kreinbrook) Macey buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    2. Shirley L. (Kreinbrook) Jones born about 1929 in Pennsylvania; married Richard Jones (POSSIBLE: Shirley Lois Kreinbrook married John R. Jones, Jr. on November 15, 1952 in Cook County, IL)
  • Siblings:
    • Edna Laverne Ridenour born August 4, 1891 in Pennsylvania; Edna died February 22, 1922 is Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; buried in Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Westmoreland County, PA; According to the Weekly Courier (Connellsville PA) February 23, 1922, page 6:

“EDNA LAVERN RIDENOUR. SCOTTDALE, Feb. 21 – Miss Edna Laverne Ridenour, daughter of Albert and Emma Ridenour, died Tuesday at the home of the parents in Jennings avenue. She was 30 years and six months old.  Besides her parents she is survived by six brother and a sister, Ebbert, McKinley, Burgess, Forrest, Francis and Delbert and Miss Helen.”

    • Ebbert R. Ridenour born September 28, 1892 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; married Zella P. Kastner (1892-1968) daughter of George M. B. Kastner (1863-1921) and Rachael (Metzler) Kastner (1869-1942); Ebbert died January 1979 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; Ebbertt and Zella are buried in Green Ridge Memorial Park. Connellsville, Fayette County, PA
    • McKinley A. Ridenour born 1896 in Pennsylvania; McKinley died 1949; buried in Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Westmoreland County, PA
    • Burgess Leroy Ridenour born November 7, 1898 in Connellsville, Fayette County, PA; married Hilda Leeper (1905-1983); Burgess died February 26, 1962; Burgess and Hilda are buried in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville, Fayette County, PA
    • Forrest Leslie Ridenour born March 11, 1902 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; married Ruth Ostanya Kimmel (1906-?) on July 10, 1929 in Detroit, Wayne County, MI daughter of Alvin James Kimmel (1884-1960) and Minirva “Minnie” Elmina Kimmel (1879-1950); Forrest died February 1978
    • Francis Bearl Ridenour born January 25, 1904 Fayette County, PA; Francis died 1952; buried in Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Westmoreland County, PA
    • Delbert Wayne Ridenour born February 12, 1913 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA; Delbert died June 1978; buried in Saint Josef’s Polish Catholic Cemetery, Everson, Fayette County, PA

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Easthuntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, PA living on Scottsdale Road, the household members were: Bert Ridenour, head, age 45, marries once, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, occupation: matcher – sheet mill; Emma Ridenour, wife, age 40, married once for 20 years, 7 children born, 7 children living, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Edna Ridenour, daughter, age 19, single, born in Pennsylvania; Ebert (sic) Ridenour, son, age 16, single, born in Pennsylvania, McKinley Ridenour, son, age 13, single, born in Pennsylvania; Burgeous (sic) Ridenour, son, age 10, single, born in Pennsylvania; Forest Ridenour, son, age 8, single, born in Pennsylvania; Francis Ridenour, son, age 6, single, born in Pennsylvania; Hellen (sic) Ridenour, daughter, age 3, single, born in Pennsylvania.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Scottdale Borough, Westmoreland County, PA, living at 406 Delaware Avenue, the household members were: Albert B. Ridenour, head, age 54, married, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, occupation: truckman – sheet mill; Emma H. Ridenour, wife, age 50, married, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Edna Ridenour, daughter, age 28, single, born in Pennsylvania; McKinley Ridenour, son, age 22, single, born in Pennsylvania; occupation: machinist – auto garage; Burgess L. Ridenour, son, age 21, single, born in Pennsylvania, occupation: laborer – sheet mill; Forest L. Ridenour, son, age 17, single born in Pennsylvania, occupation: car dumper – sheet mill; Francis B. Ridenour, son, age 15, single, born in Pennsylvania; Helen L. Ridenour, daughter, age 12, single born in Pennsylvania; Delbert W. Ridenour, son, age 6, single, born in Pennsylvania.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Scottdale Burough, Westmoreland County, PA living at 722 Walnut Avenue, the household members were: Albert B. Ridenour, head, age 64, married at age 25, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Emma H. Ridenour, wife, age 60, married at age 22, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; McKinley A. Ridenour, son, age 34, single, born in Pennsylvania, occupation: salesman – sweepers; Burgess L. Ridenour, son, age 32, single, born in Pennsylvania, occupation: machinist – automobile factory; Francis B. Ridenour, son, age 26, single, born in Pennsylvania, occupation: laborer – pipe mill; Delbert W. Ridenour, son, age 17, single, born in Pennsylvania; Helen L. Kreinbrook, daughter, age 23, married at age 19, born in Pennsylvania; Mary J. Kreinbrook, granddaughter, age 3, single, born in Pennsylvania; Shirley L. Kreinbrook, granddaughter, age 1 4/12, single, born in Pennsylvania.

According to the U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007:
Helen Kreinbrook Bailey, female, white, born February 24, 1907 in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, PA, died February 8, 2003, father: Albert B. Ridenour, mother: Emma Hough, AKA: May 1948 – Helen Kreinbrook Bailey

According to the Daily Herald (Arlington Heights IL) February 11, 2003:

HELEN K. BAILEY
Helen K. Bailey of Round Lake
      Helen K. Bailey, 95, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8.  Arrangements were made by Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., Grayslake, (847) 223-8122.”

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