Edward Riddick

29 January 1735–September 1783 (Age 48)
Suffolk, Nansemond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Riddick was born on 29 January 1735, in Suffolk, Nansemond, Virginia, United States, his father, Lemuel Riddick, was 23 and his mother, Anna Sumner, was 19. He married Margaret Temble in January 1760, in Nansemond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in September 1783, at the age of 48.

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Edward Riddick
Margaret Temble
Marriage: January 1760
Margaret Riddick

Spouse and Children

January 1760
Nansemond, Virginia, United States


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World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 23

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 45

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Reddick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Riddick Family Bible, Lines 40-42 - death of Lemuel, Esther and Edward Riddick
  • 1760 Edward Riddick - Margaret Temble marriage, child born, mother dies
  • Riddick Family Bible, Lines 1-7 - Lemuel, Anna and children (James, Lemuel, Edward, Anna)

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