Francis Beverley Biddle

9 May 1886–4 October 1968 (Age 82)
Paris, Île-de-France, France

The Life Summary of Francis Beverley

When Francis Beverley Biddle was born on 9 May 1886, in Paris, Île-de-France, France, his father, Algernon Sydney Biddle, was 38 and his mother, Frances Brown Robinson, was 28. He married Katherine Garrison Chapin on 27 April 1918, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and United States in 1968. He died on 4 October 1968, in Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Beverley Biddle
Katherine Garrison Chapin
Marriage: 27 April 1918
Edmund Randolph Biddle
Garrison Chapin Biddle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1918Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine
    Age 1
    June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
    1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower
    Age 3
    The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 22
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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    Sources (30)

    • Francis B Biddle, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Francis Biddle, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • Francis B Biddle, "United States Census, 1930"

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