William Gander Biddle

24 November 1832–31 January 1920 (Age 87)
Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Gander

When William Gander Biddle was born on 24 November 1832, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Biddle, was 27 and his mother, Harriet Westley, was 26. He married Elizabeth Heath on 19 October 1856, in Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Terrace, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 31 January 1920, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gander Biddle
Elizabeth Heath
Marriage: 19 October 1856
John Thomas Biddle
William Alfred Biddle
Amanda Biddle
Emma Jane Biddle
Alice Maria Biddle
Albert Henry Biddle
George Egerton Biddle
Elizabeth Ann Biddle
Ida May Biddle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1856Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (31)

    • William G Biddle, "United States Census, 1920"
    • William G. Biddle in entry for William Alfred Biddle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Biddle in household of Thomas Biddle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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