Thomas Josiah Riddick

30 May 1885–14 February 1964 (Age 78)
Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Josiah

When Thomas Josiah Riddick was born on 30 May 1885, in Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Josiah Riddick, was 48 and his mother, Manerva Ann Gowen, was 31. He married Tulah Catherine Gentry on 20 June 1910, in Etowah, Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 16 Deposit, Madison, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 14 February 1964, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78.

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Thomas Josiah Riddick
Tulah Catherine Gentry
Marriage: 20 June 1910

Spouse and Children

20 June 1910
Etowah, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Archibald Gowen Reddick


    Benjamin Franklin Riddick


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 10

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Reddick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Thomas J Reddick in household of Thomas J Reddick, "United States Census, 1900"

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