Simeon L Kidder

12 March 1847–16 March 1928 (Age 81)
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Simeon L

When Simeon L Kidder was born on 12 March 1847, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, Chester Phelps Kidder, was 46 and his mother, Clarissa Davis, was 40. He married Mary Emma Cole on 2 February 1869, in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Black River Township, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 16 March 1928, in Black Rock, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Black Rock, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States.

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Simeon L Kidder
Mary Emma Cole
Marriage: 2 February 1869
Rondo Haskell Kidder
Arthur Horatio Kidder
Frank Chester Kidder
Nellie May Kidder
Harvey Gester Kidder
Myrtle Alma Kidder

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1869Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States
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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 4
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Kidgier, an occupational name, probably from an assibilated form of Middle English kiddier ‘pedlar’.

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

    Sources (19)

    • Sim L Kidder, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Simeon L Kidder, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
    • Simeon Kidder in household of C P Kidder, "United States Census, 1860"

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