John R Biddle

Brief Life History of John R

When John R Biddle was born in December 1861, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States, his father, Bazil T Biddle, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Cowan, was 17. He married Armecie Lidster on 23 June 1888, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Butler Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 40 years and Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died in October 1924, in Rossville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Rossville Cemetery, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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John R Biddle
Armecie Lidster
Marriage: 23 June 1888
Julia Anna Biddle
Minta M Biddle
Charles Robert Biddle

Sources (13)

  • John R Biddel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John R Biddle - Government record: Census record: birth-name: John R Biddle
  • John R Biddle, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Beadle .

Americanized form of German Bittel or its variant Büttel, which is the standard form today.

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

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