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120. Margaret Elizabeth HARRISON81 was born on 1 May 1894 in Chester, Crawford County, Arkansas.42,51,56

Still living with parents in 1920. In 1930 she stated she married at age 24, which would be this year of 1920.

Records of Crawford Co AR Marriage Book K, 1921-1925
Oma Cole & Lucille Pound
Margaret Harrison, age 28 married Chas Friddle, age 30
19 Oct 1922 by Chas. W. Pense, JP Book K, p.135


Margaret was living with her brother Clarence at the time of the 1930 Census. She did say she was married. She was age 32 and had married at age 24. Charles Friddle had paid for the funeral of Margaret's twin sister Mary in 1929.

1940 Census. Chester, Crawford, AR, Hh 36. Living next door to her nephew LeRoy Harrison and a few houses from her brothers Clarence and Fred.
Fred Cradduck was 56, b. AR - lived in Crawford Co in 1935. His occupation was pumper, Steam railroad Water Tender.
Margaret, wife, was 42.

Margaret Elizabeth HARRISON and Charles Thurman FRIDDLE were married on 19 October 1922 in Crawford County, Arkansas.55 They55 were divorced circa 1932. Charles Thurman FRIDDLE81, son of Charles M. FRIDDLE and Julia Ann STEPHENS, was born on 3 April 1888 in Crawford County, Arkansas.82,83,84 He died in April 1966 at the age of 78 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.73

World War I Draft Registration:
Charles Friddle was age 27, born 3 Apr 1890, in Chester, AR. He was unemployed, supporting no one, and claimed exemption due to "physical condition", not described.
Signed: Charles Friddle
Description was that he was of medium height, medium build; brown eyes, black hair [bald - certainly young for that!]. He had lost one eye - so that was apparently his disability.
Dated: June 5, 1917.

In 1930, Charles Friddle Jr, age 38, was living with his parents. States he is age 38 and was 32 when married. He was marked married at the time, but wife Margaret is living a few doors away with her brother Clarence.

I suspect they divorced - online databases suggest another wife Mabel, no surname or source data. After FamilySearch placed Arkansas marriages online, I did find his marriage to Mabel, 1933.

1940 Census. Chester, Crawford, AR, ED 17-7, Sheet 3A, Hh 43
Chas. Friddle Jr., age 50. no employment listed
Mabel B., wife, age 23 - she's a cook for the school lunch project
Thelma H., daughter, age 4.

Charles was also subject to register in the "old man's draft" for World War II:
He listed his full name as Charles Thurman Friddle, living in Chester, Crawford, AR
He was age 52, born Apr 3rd, 1890, Chester.
The person to contact and who would always know his address was Mabel Friddle of Chester.
Unemployed.
The description on back: 5'8" tall, 135 #'s. Brown eyes, black hair, dark complexion.
Left eye Out.
Dated: 27 Apr 1942. Signed: L. A. Teague, Registrar of the Local Draft Board.


Margaret Elizabeth HARRISON and Fred CRADDUCK were married on 22 December 1937 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Fred CRADDUCK was born in 1884.