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Nathaniel Riddle[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1805 - Aft 1870  (66 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Riddle 
    Born 1805  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1870  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I142426  My Genealogy

    Father John W. Riddle, Sr.,   b. Abt 1760, Prince George's Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1844, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F1559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Tatum,   b. 1807, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1856  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1825  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Nancy J. Riddle,   b. 1826, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John W. Riddle,   b. 1829, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hiram Burton Riddle,   b. 1831, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1893  (Age 62 years)
     4. Julia Ann Riddle,   b. 1834, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James Edward Riddle,   b. 1836, Bull Creek, Madison Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Ann Riddle,   b. 1838, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1930  (Age 92 years)
     7. Mollie Riddle,   b. 1840, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Matilda Lorena Riddle,   b. 23 Aug 1845, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Emma Riddle,   b. 1847, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F1695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Edwards,   b. 1828, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1856  Madison Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. Isabelle Riddle,   b. 1859, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emily Jane Riddle,   b. 1861, Madison Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Black Mountain, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Smith Riddle,   b. 1864, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920, Price's Creek Twp, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F1531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abstract of Deeds of Yancey County, NC, Deed Book #1, page 141 show that on Nov. 17, 1835, Robert Love & Jam R. Love of Haywood Co. sold land to Nathaniel Riddle of Yancey Co. for $50.00, 50 acres in Yancey Co. adj Thos. Ray, Sr., John Riddle, Sr. & Wm. Wilson, beg E bank of Cainy River nr Thos. Ray, Sr. corner E 192 on a flat ridge..N 42 nr Wm. Wilson line..W 192 on Riddle line..S 42 to beg. Originally granted to John G. Blount.. in pres of Joseph Allen & Micager Blankinship.
      Madison Co. was formed from Buncombe & Yancey Co. in 1851. Yancey Co. formed from Buncombe & Burke Co. in 1833. Buncombe created in 1791 from Burke & Rutherford.

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Census, 1870 Yancey Co., NC, Series M593 Roll 1166 Page 772. Enumerated with John Holcomb & family. Also listed is Nathan Horton, wife & daughter. Yancey Co., NC. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S22] Census, 1860 Madison Co., NC, Page 688 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S63] Census, 1850 Buncombe Co., NC, (26 Sep 1850).

    4. [S2475] Census, 1840 Yancey Co., NC, (1840), Page 283 1 male 40-50, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 5-10, 1 male under 5. 1 female 30-40, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 5-10, 1 female under 5. (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S60] Census, 1870 Yancey Co., NC, (3 Aug 1870).

    6. [S23] MD, VA & NC Marriage Records.