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son, in 1862.

Alldrew-B. Riddell 4 (1), fifth son of William 3 (3), was born in Gooch-
land County, Va, March 16, 1843; married Elizabeth C. Bowles, sister
of the wife of his brother, in December, 1867. He served in the Con-
federate artillery, under General Floyd, and was captured at the fall of
Fort Donelson, with his brother Jerry, in 1862. *He died in June, 1876,
leaving a widow and three daughters, of whom hereafter. Residence of
family, Goochland County, Va.

Samuel- W. Riddell 4 (1), sixth son of William 3 (3), was born in Gooch-
land County, Va., June 9, 1845; married Susie G., daughter of John M.
and his wife Susan G. (Payne) Jordan, in January, 1868, and has issue
five sons and two daughters, of whom hereafter. Farmer by occupation;
residence, Goochland County.

Sallie-A. Riddell 4 (2), only daughter of William 3 (3), was born in
Goochland County, Va., April 25, 1847, and lives at home; unmarried.

Shaiidy-P. Riddell 4 (1), seventh son of William 3 (3), was bom in
Goochland County, Va., July 5, 1849; married in 1880 to India, daughter
of Richard and his wife Angelina (Singleton) Ward, of Hanover County.
He died in December, 1882, leaving an infant son, who died soon after.
Resided in his native County.



Dr. Thomas- Jefferson Riddell 4 (1), eldest son of John 3 (3), was
born in Goochland County, Va., and is now (1880) 36 years of age. He
left his native County when twelve years of age and resided in Henrico
County until the war of the Rebellion, when he was among the first to
volunteer; he remained in the Confederate army until the close of the
war, being in the battle of Fort Donelson and several other engagements
of minor importance. After the war he commenced his collegiate course,
graduated in 1869, and commenced the practice of medicine in 1870, in the
city of Richmond, where he continues (1880), a competent and successful
physician. A fine-looking man.

Isabella-D. Riddell 4 (1), eldest daughter of John 3 (3), was born in
Goochland County, Va., and is now about 34 years of age (1880) ; she was
married to Thomas R. Calvin, of Louisiana, in 1867.

Sarah-A. Riddell 4 (1), second daughter of John 3 (3), was born in
Goochland County, Va., and is now (1880) about 32 years of age; was
married in 1866 to W. A. Smith, and is living at Richmond, Va.

Jollll-P. Riddell 4 (4), third son of John 3 (3), was born in Goochland
County, Va., and is now (1880) about 31 years of age; mechanic, living
in Henrico County.

Another brother (name not given), aged about 29 years, is a clerk in
Henrico County.



350 BIDDLES OF ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA.



RIDDLES OF ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

Basil Riddle 1 (1), a native of the north of Ireland, early came to
America and settled in Virginia, in Accomack County, near the Blue
Ridge. Some of his relatives settled in North Carolina, and tradition says
many families in the Southern States are connected. In the absence of
records I have no means of finding missing links of thelfamily chain.
Basil married and had issue, of whom hereafter. Farmer and stock-raiser.*

SECOND GENERATION.

Samuel Riddle' 2 (1), a son of Basil 1 (1), was probably born in North
Carolina ; married and had issue two f or more children, of whom here-
after. No record of birth, marriage, or death. Farmer.

THIRD GENERATION.

George Riddle 3 (1), a son of Samuel 2 (1), was born somewhere in
North Carolina ; married Nancy Elkins, and had issue six children, of
whom hereafter. He removed to Tennessee, and carried on an extensive
plantation.

Randolph Riddle 3 (1), supposed to be a son of Samuel' 2 (1), was born

in North Carolina; married Jemima , and had six children, of whom

hereafter. He settled in Tennessee, and lived on a farm. Taught school.
No record of birth or death.

FOURTH GENERATION.

Jeremiah Riddle 4 (1), a son of George 3 (1), was born in North Caro-
lina or Tennessee, March 3, 1813; married a daughter of Solomon and
Mary (Jones) Mason (she was born Feb. 12, 1814), and had issue eight
children, of whom hereafter. Farmer in Moore County, Tenn. Kept
no records.

George Riddle 4 (2), a son of George 3 (1), was born in Tennessee;
married, and had a family of children, but the place of his residence is
unknown.

Asa Riddle 4 (1), a son of George 3 (1), was born in Tennessee ; married,
and had issue ; residence not known.

Willis Riddle 4 (1), a son of George 3 (1), was born in Tennessee;
married, and is supposed to have children; his residence unknown. Some
of these moved to Alabama.

Nancy EWdl^I^ } Dau g hters of Geor ge 3 CD. born in Tennessee.

Stephen Riddle 4 (1), eldest son of Randolph 3 (1), was born in Ten-
nessee (Moore County?) ; married Sarah Weaver, of Franklin County, and
had issue twelve children, of whom hereafter. He and wife were members
of the Primitive Baptist Church, and were noted for their piety, honesty,
and charity. Mr. Riddle was many years deacon of his church ; farmer
by occupation.

Harmon Riddle 4 (1), a son of Randolph 8 (1), was born in Tennessee;
married Elizabeth Easley, and by her had ten children. He married,

* A family of Riddells, early settled in Maryland, had a Basel, or Bazel, in it.
(See "Riddells of Cecil County, Maryland.")

t Some say Samuel's son John settled in Georgia, and had a family settled there.
He was a soldier of the Revolution.



KIDDLES OF ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA. 351

secondly, Annie E. Woodward, and settled near Winchester, Franklin
County ; he afterwards removed to Wilson County, near Lebanon, where
he died in 1844 ; his second wife died July 5, 1861. He was a member
of the Primitive Baptist Church, and a farmer by occupation.

John Riddle 4 (1), a son of Randolph 3 (1), was born in Tennessee;
married Judith Easley, and had issue seven children, of whom hereafter.
He lived on Farris Creek, in Lincoln County, many years, but removed to
Alabama about 1855, where he died. He and wife were connected with
the Primitive Baptist Church.

Alexander Riddle 4 (1), a son of Randolph 3 (1), settled in Alabama,
and is said to be a man of talent.

Tyre Riddle 4 (1), a son of Randolph 3 (1), settled in Alabama.

Sarah Riddle 4 (1), only daughter of Randolph 3 (1).

FIFTH GENERATION.

Rebecea-Jane Riddle 5 (1), eldest daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was
born in Tennessee, July 24, 1840; was married July 30, 1861.

Sarah Riddle 5 (2), second daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was born in Ten-
nessee, June 6, 1843.

Mary-Jones Riddle 5 (1), third daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was born
in Tennessee, Sept. 19, 1845.

Nancy Riddle 5 (2), fourth daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was born in
Tennessee, June 13, 1849.

Slisail-Frances Riddle 5 (1), fifth daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was
born in Tennessee, Aug. 29, 1851.

(*eorgie-Ann Riddle 5 (1), sixth daughter of Jeremiah 4 (1), was born
in Tennessee.

J.-M. Riddle 5 (2), eldest son of Jeremiah 4 (1), was called "Junior."
He was born in Tennessee, Jan. 12, 1858. His address is Hunt's Station,
Franklin County, Tenn.

J.-W. Riddle 5 (1), second son of Jeremiah 4 (1).



Benjamin Riddle 5 (1), eldest son of Stephen 4 (1), was born in Ten-
nessee, married in Jackson County, Ala., and had a family of. children.
No particulars.

John Riddle 5 (2), second son of Stephen 4 (1), was born in Tennessee,
married Rebecca Ray, of Bedford County, and had issue seven children.
He married secondly, Caroline, daughter of William Hicks, of Bedford
County, and had six more children, of whom, with those of first wife,
hereafter. He followed farming, stock-raising, and lumber-dealing. He
and wife were " strict members " of the Separate Baptist Church.

Alexander Riddle 5 (2), son of Stephen 4 (1), was born in Tennessee;
married Miss Powell ; secondly, Miss Dean, of Bedford County, and by
his two wives he had a large family. Connected with the Separate Bap-
tist Church. Farmer. No records of children.

Harmon Riddle 5 (2), a son of Stephen 4 (1), moved to Texas, since
when no information.

Elizabeth Riddle 5 (1), eldest daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was married
to Samuel Haynes, and had a family.

Randolph Riddle 5 (2), a son (fifth ?) of Stephen 4 (1), was born in
Tennessee ; married Elizabeth Hicks, of Bedford County, and had a large
family of sons and daughters. A farmer; good citizen. Family con-
nected with Primitive Baptist Church. Place of residence not given.



352 RIDDLES OF ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

Rev. Tyre Riddle 5 (2), a son of Stephen 4 (1), was born in Tennessee,
married Eliza Lossing, by whom he had several children. He married
secondly, Widow Goodlow. A minister in the communion of the Separate
Baptist Church, of very acceptable ability ; well beloved by a host of ac-
quaintances. Residence unknown. He died about 1879.

Martha Riddle 5 (1), second daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was a very
amiable and godly woman; died single.

Lucillda Riddle 5 (1), third daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was the wife of
Chaney Smith, — a splendid man, — and had a family of five children.
Mr. Smith is a farmer ; Baptist.

Mary Riddle 5 (2), fourth daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was married to
Carroll Marshall, a farmer, and had three children. A good woman.

Millie Riddle 5 (1), fifth daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was the wife of
Thomas Mangram, and died only a few years after her marriage.

Catherine Riddle 5 (1), sixth daughter of Stephen 4 (1), was married
to James Mangram, a school-teacher.



Lemuel Riddle 5 (1). )

Johil Riddle 5 (2). ^Children of Harmon 4 (1) ; died single.

Jemima Riddle 5 (2).)

Lewis Riddle 5 (1), a son of Harmon 4 (1), married Caroline Wright,
and settled in Alabama as a farmer. He had a large family ; names not
known. Deceased some six years ago (1884); member of Baptist
Church.

Beujamiu Riddle 5 (2), a son of Harmon 4 (1), married Sarah Carder,
and settled in Jackson County, Ala. Large family; names not known.
He is said to be a Baptist (Freewill) preacher ; farmer.

Elizabeth Riddle 5 (2), second daughter of Harmon 4 (1), was married
to John Chadwick, and resides in Alabama.

Sarah Riddle 5 (3), third daughter of Harmon 4 (1), was married to
Caleb Killion, of Clark County, Ark., and had four children. Husband
was postmaster in Deroche, Ark. ; owned a farm.

Emelilie Riddle 5 (1), fourth daughter of Harmon 4 (1), was married
to a Mr. Berry, and settled in Arkansas.

Eliza Riddle 5 (1), fifth daughter of Harmon 4 (1), was the wife of
Forrester, farmer, of Arkansas.

Eleaiior-Jaiie Riddle 5 (1), youngest daughter of Harmon 4 (1), was
married to Wesley Jarrell, and lived seven miles west of Lebanon, Tenn.
Six children. Mr. Jarrell, who was a good farmer, Free Mason, and strict
member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, died about 1866.

Martiii-V. Riddle 5 (1), youngest son of Harmon 4 (1), was born near
Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn., Oct. 23, 1835; married Theresa,
daughter of Dr. William A. Tucker, of Lincoln County, Aug. 9, 1857,
and had issue ten children, of whom hereafter. He commenced the pro-
fession of school-teaching in 1856, which he followed almost continuously
till 1883, when, in consequence of hemorrhage of the lungs, he retired
from the school-room. He united with the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church in 1860 ; his wife, also. Mr. Riddle wields a facile pen, and leaves
his composition as clear as print. He has kindly compiled the genealogy,
— as far as available, — for this book. The various branches are widely
scattered, and but few dates of births, marriages, and deaths could be had
in the brief time assigned for the research.



BIDDLES OF ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA. 353

Harmon Riddle 5 (3), eldest son of John 4 (1), married Margaret Hurt,
and settled in Franklin County, Tenn., but in 1854 removed to Arkansas ;
had a large family. He was a good man in every respect. A farmer. He
and wife deceased.

Stephen Riddle 5 (2), second son of John 4 (1), married Jane, daughter
of Aulden Tucker, in Lincoln County, Tenn., but in a few years removed
to Arkansas, where he had a large family born to him. Farmer; dead;
widow and children still living in Arkansas.

Elizabeth Riddle 5 (4), eldest daughter of John 4 (1), was the spouse
of George Goad, of Arkansas, and had issue. She and husband deceased.
Children in Arkansas.

Frances Riddle 5 (1), second daughter of John 4 (1), was the wife of
Wesley Turner, of Lincoln County, Tenn. He owned a farm on Cane
Creek. He died many years ago, childless. Widow still living ; a Baptist.

Lewis Riddle 5 (2). ) Sons of John 4 (1), died in Arkansas, unmar-

Alexander Riddle 5 (3). J" ried.

William Riddle 5 (1), a son of John 4 (1), married Caroline Gattis, in
Lincoln County, Tenn., and had issue five children, of whom hereafter.
Good man. He and wife members of M. E. Church for many years, but
in 1873 they, with three children, united with the Cumberland Pres-
byterian Church, at Moore Chapel, Moore Countv, Tenn. Mr. Riddle fell

dead in 1874.

SIXTH GENERATION.

Mannel Riddle 6 (1), eldest son of John 5 (2), was born in Tennessee;
married Sydney Pearson.

Martha-Priscilla Riddle (2), eldest daughter of John 5 (2), was mar-
ried to Courser.

William-Marian Riddle 6 (2), second son of John 5 (2), was married
to Martha Byrom.

Harmon Riddle 6 (4), third son of John 5 (2), married Amanda Edens.

Rebecca-Caroline Riddle 6 (3), second daughter of John 5 (2), was
married to Peter Anthony.

James Riddle 6 (1), fourth son of John 5 (2).

John-Henry Riddle 6 (3), fifth son of John 5 (2).

Minerva-Riddle 6 (1), third daughter of John 5 (2).

Mollie Riddle 6 (1), fourth daughter of John 5 (2).

Rhoda-Ellen Riddle 6 (1), fifth daughter of John 5 (2), was married to
the Rev. E. M. Anthony, of the Lutheran Church.

Martin Riddle 6 (2), sixth son of John 5 (2).



Aurora Riddle 6 (1). ) Twin daughters of Martin 5 (1), died in infancy,
Victoria Riddle 6 (1). j January, 1877.



Martha- Jane Riddle 6 (3).
William-Benjamin Riddle 6 (3).
Anna-Eliza Riddle 6 (1).
James-Edmund Riddle 6 (2).
Martin-McDonald Riddle 6 (3).
Ophelia-Catherine Riddle (1).
Mary-Emeline Riddle 6 (3).
Finis-Ewing Riddle 6 (1).
Lulu-Bell Riddle (1).
Julia-Baska Riddle 6 (1).

23



Children of Martin 5 (1).

William B. and James E. are
school-teachers ; the other sons
are farming in 1884. The eight
eldest are members of Cumber-
land Presbyterian church, at
Moore Chapel, Moore County,
Tenn. Twelve children in all ;
reside in Lynchburgh, Moore
County, Tenn.



354 RIDDLES OF VIRGINIA AND TENNESSEE.

Johll R i d . t ! 1 1 e 1 b $L I Sons of Harmon 5 (3), fell in the Rebellion.
James Riddle 6 (3). J v '

Diary-Frances Riddle 6 (4), daughter of Harmon 6 (3), married, and

soon after died in Arkansas.



N.-M. Riddle (1). ]

Jane Riddle 6 (1).

Katie Riddle 6 (1). \ Children of William 6 (1).

John Riddle' (5).

Julia Riddle 6 (2). J



KIDDLES OF VIRGINIA AND TENNESSEE.

Thomas Riddle 1 (1), said to have been born in Scotland or England,
came to America about the year 1760, and settled in eastern Virginia,
He enlisted in the American army, and served six years under General
Marion, but was finally taken prisoner and hung. He married a Miss
Roberts, and had issue seven children, of whom hereafter. His widow
married to " Bill Ingraham," and removed to Hawkins County, but did
not long survive her second marriage. This statement was by Isaac Rid-
dle, of Richland, Pulaski County, Mo., a grandson of the above Thomas,
and a man of remarkable memory. Another grandson, John Riddle of
Kanosh, Utah, believes his original American progenitor was William
Riddle, said to be born in what is now Western Virginia ; this man served
in the Revolution ; married Happy Rogers, and had issue seven children,
whose names correspond with those of Thomas Riddle, as given by my
other informant. Moreover, the account of removals and settlements,
etc., of the descendants given by the two writers, agree. I must leave
this problem for others to solve ; it has been deemed proper to give both
statements for what they are worth.

SECOND GENERATION.

John Riddle" (1), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was born in Virginia pre-
vious to the Revolution ; married Sarah, daughter of Moses Johnson, of
Hawkins County, Tenn., and had issue ten children, of whom hereafter.
He was a blacksmith. Removed to Bledsoe County in 1805 ; thence to
Pulaski County, Mo., in 1830. Died in 1833; his widow in 1837.

Thomas Riddle' 2 (2), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was born in Virginia be-
fore the Revolution; married Mary Igo, of Bledsoe County, Tenn., and
had issue sons and daughters, of whom hereafter. Mr. Riddle's mother
died when he was small, and he was brought up in the family of his uncle,
James Roberts. He settled first in one of the upper counties of East
Tennessee, and from there he and eleven others, including two of his
brothers, emigrated to Sequatchee Valley, and settled on the east side of
Pikeville, in Bledsoe County; they were the first settlers in this region.
He married a Miss Burks for his second wife, and by her had one son, of
whom hereafter. Mr. Riddle died in August, 1859, and was buried four
miles west of Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn.*



* Several of the grandsons of Thomas Riddle- (2) were in the Union army dur-
ing the Rebellion, and one died of starvation at Andersonville.



RIDDLES OF VIRGINIA AND TENNESSEE. 355



Joseph Riddle' 2 (1), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was born in Virginia be-
fore the Revolution, settled in Cumberland County, Ky., and had a family.
A cousin believes he and family removed to Iowa.

Isaac Riddle'" (1), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was said to have been
born in Virginia in 1775. He married Anna Grizzel (or Griswold), daugh-
ter of William Griswold (she was born July 17, 1781), of North Carolina,
and had ten children, of whom hereafter. Mr. Riddle settled in Hawkins
County, Tenn., on the Clinch River, where he remained till 1805, when he
removed to Kentucky. He was a hatter by trade, but devoted his atten-
tion principally to farming and stock-raising till his sons were old enough
to guide the plough ; then resumed hat-making. He was a deacon of the
Baptist Church. Died in Boone County, Ky. He was a twin brother of
Joseph, before mentioned.

William Riddle 2 (1), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was born in Virginia;
married Ellen Holt, and settled in Tennessee; had eight children. One
says he died in Texas County, Mo. I think he has left numerous de-
scendants in Kentucky, but they do not furnish records.

James Riddle' 2 (1), a son of Thomas 1 (1), was born in Virginia, and
settled in Cumberland County, Ky., where he raised a family, and where
his numerous descendants now live.

Harriet Riddle 2 (1), only known daughter of Thomas 1 (1), was mar-
ried in Tennessee, but I have no account of her family. One writer calls
her "Happy."

THIRD GENERATION.

James Riddle 8 (2), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn.; blacksmith and carriage-maker. Killed by a man named Holman,
in 1825. Unmarried.

JollllSOll Riddle 3 (1), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn. ; married Jane Shepherd, and had issue two (perhaps more) chil-
dren, of whom hereafter. He removed to Pulaski County, Mo., in 1830;
thence to Walker County, Ala.; since when no information.

Thomas Riddle 3 (3), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn.; married Sarah Cormack in 1828, and had issue three children, of
whom hereafter; farmer. He was accidentally killed by the discharge of
his gun while hunting, in 1835; the gun was leaning against a tree, and
was thrown down by his dog, and the lock sprung.

Manuel Riddle 3 (1), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn, Jan. 1, 1810; married Malinda West in 1835, and had issue six
children, of whom hereafter. Farmer; died at Pulaski, Mo., in 1849.

Isaac Riddle 3 (2), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn., in 1812 ; married in 1839 to Margaret Williams, and had issue four
children, of whom hereafter. Farmer ; residence Richland, Pulaski Coun-
ty, Mo. Deceased.

Jesse Riddle 3 (1), a son of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe County,
Tenn., in 1815 ; married in 1834 to Narcissa Cain, and had issue three chil-
dren, of whom hereafter. Blacksmith ; died in 1863.

Elizabeth Riddle 3 (1), eldest daughter of John 2 (1), was born in Bled-
soe County, Tenn., and was married to James Weaver.

Atha Riddle 8 (1), second daughter of John 2 (1), was born in Bledsoe
County, Tenn.; was married to Thomas Lewis, who removed to Pulaski
County, Mo., in 1830 ; he died soon after, and she was married, secondly,
to Joseph Newbury. Died in 1856.



856 KIDDLES OF VITiGINIA AND TEXXESSEE.

Lncinda Riddle 3 (1), third daughter of John- (1), was born in Bled-
soe County, Tenn. ; was married to Strawder Johnson, a violin-player, of
Warren County, and moved to Illinois in 1827 ; thence to Walker County,
Ala.

Abbie Riddle 3 (1), fourth daughter of John 2 (1), was born in Bled-
seo County, Tenn., March, 1817 ; was married in 1852, to Philip Henson,
of Pulaski County, Mo., and in 1873 was living in Camden County.



William Riddle 3 (2), eldest son of Thomas 2 (2), was born in Ten-
nessee, and was buried at Cleveland, Tenn. He was probably married,
but no child is living.

James Riddle 3 (3), second son of Thomas 2 (2), was born in Ten-
nessee, and is living near Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark. He has two
sons and one daughter.

Joshua Riddle 3 (1), third son of Thomas 2 (2), died near Dayton,
Rhea County, and was buried at Lone Mountain Church, near Graysville,
Tenn. Probably single.

Allgeline Riddle 3 (1), eldest daughter of Thomas 2 (2), was married
to Barclay S. Benson, and had issue. She was buried at Dayton, Rhea
County, Tenn.

Margaret Riddle 3 (1), second daughter of Thomas 2 (2), was married
to John H. Corbett, and settled in Arkansas. Has issue. Husband died
at Little Rock.

Emereta Riddle 3 (1), third daughter of Thomas 2 (2), was married to
Charles Morgan, and resides at Morgan Springs, near Dayton, Tenn. Has
a large family.

Isaac Riddle 3 (3), a son of Thomas 2 (2) by his second wife. Moved
to Missouri after the close of the Rebellion. No particulars.



Isaac Riddle 3 (4), eldest son of Joseph 2 (1).
James Riddle 3 (4), second son of Joseph 2 (1).



William Riddle 3 (3), eldest son of Isaac 2 (1), died when seven months
old.

John Riddle 3 (2),* second son of Isaac' 2 (1), was born in Tennessee,
Dec. 23, 1803 ; married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert and Jane Stewart
(she was born Aug. 19, 1783), Dec. 22, 1822, and by her had eleven chil-
dren, of whom, with his other issue, hereafter; married, secondly, Abigail,
daughter of John Campbell, in 1852, and had issue two children ; married,
thirdly, Eliza Bramwick, Aug. 1, 1866, and had issue one child. Mr. Rid-
dle embraced religion when young, and united with the Baptist Church ;
was licensed to preach at the age of twenty-four; became a devoted and
critical student of the Bible, and being convinced of errors in his creed,
withdrew from his connections, and lectured in sympathy with the Uni-
versalists till thirty-eight years of age. He saw some printed work of the
"Latter-day Saints ' : (Mormons), which he read carefully and critically
till convinced of the scriptural soundness of the doctrines held by that

* John Eiddlk, of Kanosh, Utah, says William, his grandfather, had a brother
Moses, and a relative in Kentucky named William Ruddell, who had sons James,
William, Lewis, and Valentine. If this statement is correct, the "Riddells of Or-
ange County, Virginia," and "Riddells of Boone County, Kentucky, "' are of the
same family as the foregoing. (See genealogy of those branches.)



BIDDLES OF VIRGINIA AND TENNESSEE. 357

people. He requested a visit from some preachers of that persuasion, and,
after an extended conference with them, became confirmed in his convic-
tions, was " baptized for the remission of sins," and has since been identi-
fied with that church. He is now eighty-one years of age, but of sound
mind and retentive memory; is evidently sincere in his devotion to the
Mormon communion. Resides at Kanosh, Millard County, Utah.

Elaill Riddle 3 (1), second son of Isaac 2 (1), was born July 17, 1805.
Probably settled in Alabama, as I find the name "Elam" in a family there.

Nancy Riddle 3 (1), eldest daughter of Isaac 2 (1), was born in Boone
County, Ky., Nov. 2, 1807.

Joseph Riddle 3 (2), fourth son of Isaac 2 (1), was born in Boone Coun-
ty, Ky., June 9, 1810.

James Riddle 3 (5), fifth son of Isaac 2 (1), was born in Boone County,
Ky., Jan. 12, 1812.

William Riddle 3 (4), sixth son of Isaac 2 (1), Avas born in Boone Coun-
ty, Ky.

Solomon Riddle 3 (1), seventh son of Isaac 2 (1), was born in Boone
County, Ky.

Elizabeth Riddle 3 (2), second daughter of Isaac 2 (1).



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