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Catherine Riddle[1, 2]

Female Aft 1815 - Aft 1845  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Catherine Riddle 
    Born Aft 1815  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 18 Apr 1845  Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Richardson Cemetery, Luce Twp, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I144386  My Genealogy

    Father Bassel Riddle,   b. 1791, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Sep 1853, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Mildred Boyd,   b. Abt 1783, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1813  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Marriage record shows Bassel Riddle signed with an "X" and the surety was Zachariah Riddle (groom's father). Milly Hill listed as a "widow." Reverend George Dodson was the minister.
      According to an 1816 Pittsylvania Co., VA, Court Book #17, page 146, there was a lawsuit involving Bazzle/Barksdale Riddle and his wife Milly Hill vs. Edna Hill, Elizabeth, Jonathan, and Joseph Hill for claim of 1/3 part of land and with the remainder to be divided into four parts, one part for each defendant. Further references to this lawsuit are made in Book 18, page 19; Book 31, page 284 dated 1834; and Book 42, page 296 dated March 1852. These records are contained under "Plaintiff Records." [5]
    Family ID F59439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Samuel Cossler,   b. 5 Jul 1812, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1870, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1832  Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    • Marriage Records in County Clerk's Office, William Cossler & Catherine Riddle - marriage recorded in Book 1, page 40.
    Children 
     1. Minerva Cossler,   b. 1833, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1867  (Age 34 years)
     2. Franklin G. Cossler,   b. 1838, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1888, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Johnson Riddle Cossler,   b. 6 Mar 1841, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1922, Vanderburg Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Joanna T. Cossler,   b. 7 Jan 1844, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1879, Spencer Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S641] Kay Ivens Blinebury, Kay Ivens Blinebury, (30 Nov. 2001).

    2. [S48] One World Tree, Ancestry.com, Compiler: Ancestry.com.

    3. [S654] Robert L. Whiles, Robert L. Whiles, (10 Mar 2003).

    4. [S667] Marilyn Gossler Garrison, Marilyn Gossler Garrison, (10 April 2005).

    5. [S650] Paula Rosselle, Paula Rosselle, (Jan. 2003).

    6. [S653] Indiana Marriages to 1802-1892, Family History Library, Compiler: Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892, (2004 Array), Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892
      Name: William Cossler
      Spouse: Catharine Riddle
      Date: 27 Sep 1832
      County: Spencer
      State: Indiana
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      Microfilm: 1321758 - 1321759
      Source Information:
      Dodd, Jordan, Liaho (Reliability: 0).