John William Riddle

1808–1887 (Age 79)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Riddle was born about 1808, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Lewis Arnold Riddle, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Barbee, was 26. He married Mary Adeline Myers on 24 December 1827, in Bath, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Bath, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died in 1887, in Rowan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Riddle Cemetery, Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Riddle
1808–1887
Mary Adeline Myers
1810–1887
Marriage: 24 December 1827
Ann Riddle
1828–1929
Lucinda Jane Riddle
1832–1901
Nathan Riddle
1836–1901
Lewis Henry Riddle
1836–1914
Mary Susan Riddle
1839–1916
Martha Ann Riddle
1839–1922
Georgiann Riddle
1845–1916
Commodore Riddle
1847–1939
Nancy Riddle
1848–1927
Sarah R. Riddle
1851–1933
John William Riddle
1855–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1827
Bath, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Ann Riddle

    Female1828–1929Female

    Lucinda Jane Riddle

    Female1832–1901Female

    Nathan Riddle

    Male1836–1901Male

    Male1836–1914Male

    Mary Susan Riddle

    Female1839–1916Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1811 · Bath County Established

Age 3

Bath County was established in 1811 from land given by Montgomery County, Kentucky. Its name is derived from natural springs said to have medicinal qualities.
1829

Age 21

Owingsville was incorporated in 1829.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. habitational name from Ryedale in North Yorkshire, being the valley of the river Rye (a name of Celtic origin). 2. variant of Riddell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Riddle, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Riddle, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Riddle, "United States Census, 1870"

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