Harriet Hiddle

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Hiddle was born about 1859, in Illinois, United States, her father, John M Hiddle, was 45 and her mother, Mary Ann Luck, was 40.

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John M Hiddle
Mary Ann Luck
Sarah A Hiddle
Mary Barthena Hiddle
Hannah Hiddle
Harriet Hiddle
George W Hiddle
Edmond Hiddle
Christopher C Hiddle
Josephus Hiddle
Jasper Hiddle
Alexander Hiddle
Noah Hiddle
Rosetta Hiddle

Sources (1)

  • Harriet Hiddle in household of John M Hiddle, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (3)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Liddell .

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

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