When Samuel C Diggle was born on 29 November 1864, in Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Diggle, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Whitaker, was 37. He married Laura Bertha Blackman on 30 March 1891, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Lakin, Kearny, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 11 October 1938, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.
English (Lancashire): habitational name from Diggle in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, probably meaning ‘ditch hill’ from Old English dīc ‘ditch’ + hyll ‘hill’.
English: from the Middle English personal names Dikel, Digel, pet forms of Dick .
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