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Sylvester Eli Riddle[1]

Male 1804 - 1896  (91 years)


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  • Name Sylvester Eli Riddle 
    Born 11 Nov 1804  Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • also have Hampshire Co.
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 1896  Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Riddle's Chapel Cemetery, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I144424  My Genealogy

    Father John Clinton Riddle, Jr.,   b. 21 Jul 1762, Georgetown, Cecil Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Reedyville, Roane Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Tamar Goff,   b. 4 Aug 1782, Harrison Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1823, Gilmer Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1802  Randolph Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • now Tucker Co., West Virginia.
    Family ID F59446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hila Smith,   b. 7 Mar 1808, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years) 
    Married Abt 1825 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah E. Cunningham,   b. 18 Oct 1799, Harrison Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1855, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1827  Wood Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Hilah Riddle,   b. 25 Jun 1808, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1828, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. John Clinton Riddle, Sr.,   b. 28 Jun 1830, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1866, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     3. Baby Riddle,   b. 7 Oct 1831,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David J. Riddle,   b. 19 Oct 1832, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1923, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Rachel Riddle,   b. 1836, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1891, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Fletcher Sanson Riddle,   b. 6 Feb 1837, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1897, Wood Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Telitha Riddle,   b. 1838,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jane Riddle Riddle,   b. 10 Mar 1841, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1844, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     9. Millard F. Riddle,   b. 1853,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Orval Riddle,   b. Abt 1854,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Benjamin Riddle,   b. Abt 1855,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Emily Jane Stutler,   b. 20 Dec 1840, Doddridge Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1870, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1859  Doddridge Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rosa Alice Riddle,   b. 1851, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Lucedale, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     2. Orville Loman Riddle,   b. 21 Jul 1860, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1942, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Benjmin Hale Riddle,   b. 19 May 1863, Ritchie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1953, Ritchie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Laura B. Riddle,   b. 17 Jul 1865, Ritchie Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1876, Ritchie Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     5. West Virginia Riddle,   b. 22 Jan 1867, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1960, Doddridge Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     6. Ida Grant Riddle,   b. 12 Apr 1869, Ritchie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1937, Ritchie Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Augusta Henry Welsh Osbourne,   b. Abt 1817, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1876, Ritchie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1873  Ritchie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Emily Riley,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Mar 1876 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F59501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There is a large picture of Eli Riddle hanging in the church office of Riddle's Chapel. [2]

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

    2. [S641] Kay Ivens Blinebury, Kay Ivens Blinebury, (30 Nov. 2001), 1850 Census Richie Co, VA by Wes Cochran.
      #493-493
      ELI RIDDLE 45 VA Farmer
      Sarah 51 VA
      Highley 22 VA
      John 20 VA farmer
      Davis 17 VA farmer
      Rachel 14 VA
      Telitha 12 VA

      1860 CENSUS RITCHIE Co, VA by Wes Cochran.
      #610-576
      ELI RIDDLE 55 b. VA
      EMILY J. 19 b. V (Reliability: 0).