John Evan Kidd

5 February 1848–24 March 1926 (Age 78)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of John Evan

When John Evan Kidd was born on 5 February 1848, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, James Garfield Kidd, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Kellam, was 37. He married Mary Craig on 12 January 1869, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Miami Township, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 24 March 1926, in Adamsboro, Clay Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Adamsboro, Clay Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Evan Kidd
1848–1926
Lydia Ann Rhoades
1857–1935
Marriage: 26 August 1880
James Garfield Kidd
1881–1960
George William Kidd
1883–1925
John Tanguy Kidd
1886–1938
Emma Elizabeth Kidd
1888–1983
Charles Benjamin Kidd
1892–1975
Lowery Harrison Kidd
1896–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1880
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Garfield Kidd

    Male1813–1890Male

    Elizabeth Kellam

    Female1810–1890Female

siblings

(4)

    Joseph Pardee Kidd

    Male1837–1918Male

    William R Kidd

    Male1840–1900Male

    Mary S Kidd

    Female1842–1923Female

    Male1848–1926Male

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

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.
1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 7

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

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

1 Scottish: from a medieval personal name Kid, a variant of Kit, a pet form of Christopher .2 English: from Middle English kid(e) ‘young goat’, hence a nickname for a frisky person or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a seller of faggots, from Middle English kidde ‘faggot’ (of unknown origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Kidd in household of James Kidd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Kidd in household of James Kidd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Kidd in household of James Kidd, "United States Census, 1880"

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