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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Family Time Line

John M Hiddle
1815–1873
Mary Ann Luck
1820–1879
Sarah A Hiddle
1836–1880
Mary Barthena Hiddle
1839–1871
Hannah Hiddle
1848–
Harriet Hiddle
1859–
George W Hiddle
1842–1887
Edmond Hiddle
1843–1902
Christopher C Hiddle
1846–1905
Josephus Hiddle
1852–1916
Jasper Hiddle
1853–1873
Alexander Hiddle
1856–1928
Noah Hiddle
1856–1877
Rosetta Hiddle
1857–1918

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.

1863

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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