Andrew Riddle

1879–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Riddle was born in 1879, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Lewis M. Riddle, was 34 and his mother, Martha Jane Riddle, was 30. He lived in Greenview, Menard, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Lewis M. Riddle
1845–1927
Martha Jane Riddle
1849–1934
Stephen Commodore Riddle
1870–1939
Rozella Riddle
1872–1952
Lillie Mae Riddle
1876–1966
Andrew Riddle
1879–
Mary Ann Riddle
1881–1952
William Harvey Riddle
1888–1956
Hugh Martin Riddle
1891–

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 13

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 31

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

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 (2)

  • Andrew Riddle in household of Lewis Riddle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Riddle - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Andrew Riddle

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