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William Mitchell Riddle[1, 2, 3]

Male 1857 - 1923  (65 years)


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  • Name William Mitchell Riddle 
    Born 30 Sep 1857  Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jan 1923  Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Silver Cemetery, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I141493  My Genealogy

    Father James Riddle,   b. Jul 1832,   d. 1867, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hensley,   b. 1832, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1866  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1848  [1, 4
    Family ID F1540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha A. Houck,   b. Dec 1864, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Lenior, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1884  [2
    Children 
     1. Blaine James Riddle,   b. Jun 1885, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ulysses Riddle,   b. Mar 1887, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1930, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F1555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Submitted by Louise Riddle, Great-granddaughter of 'Will': Will Riddle was the grandfather of 'Jay' (William Jay) Riddle. Will died when Jay was twelve years old. Jay was very fond of his grandpaw Will, and often told the story of Will's death. Jay asked for permission to drive the team of horses and wagon carrying his grandfather to the Silver Cemetery in Pensacola, to be buried. MIddle name Michell and birth date confirmed in the James Riddle Bible.

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Census, 1860 Yancey Co., NC, (14 Jun 1860).

    2. [S38] Census, 1900 Yancey Co., NC, (14 Jun 1900).

    3. [S2470] Census, 1880 Yancey Co., NC, (5 Jun 1880).

    4. [S30] Census, 1850 Yancey Co., NC, (25 Jul 1850).