John R Biddle

December 1861–October 1924 (Age 62)
Montgomery, Indiana, United States

The Life 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 18. 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 30 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children


    Armecie Lidster


23 June 1888
Montgomery, Indiana, United States


    Julia Anna Biddle



    Charles Robert Biddle


Parents and Siblings

    Bazil T. Biddle






    Stephen A. Biddle


    Marion Francis Biddle


World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Beadle .2 Americanized spelling of German Bittel or its variant Büttel.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Biddel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Biddle in household of Bazell Biddle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John R Biddle, "United States Census, 1910"

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