John Richard Riddle

22 April 1867–30 April 1961 (Age 94)
Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of John Richard

When John Richard Riddle was born on 22 April 1867, in Ray, Missouri, United States, his father, James Wesley Riddle, was 31 and his mother, Mary Jane Hunt, was 25. He married Orva Adeline Wallace on 23 November 1891, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States. He lived in Kingston Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 30 April 1961, in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Hamilton Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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John Richard Riddle
Orva Adeline Wallace
Marriage: 23 November 1891

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  • Marriage
    23 November 1891Caldwell, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 29
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name probably chiefly from Ryedale, a river valley in North Yorkshire. The placename derives from the river name Rye (of uncertain etymology) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. There are, however, other places called Rydale (in Westmorland for example) which could have given rise to hereditary surnames.of Norman origin, from an Old French personal name Ridel, perhaps a pet form of ancient Germanic names such as Ridbald and Ridhari(us).

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Richard J Riddle, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John R Riddle, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • John R Riddle, "United States Census, 1920"

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