Kidder's that served during the Revolutionary War
Kidder's in the Civil War
A movie titled The Great Escape starring Steve McQueen, was a true story based on 200 soldiers who tried to escape from Stalag Luft III>
Gordon Arthur Kidder was murdered by German SS Gestapo in 1944, after he escaped from a Stalag.
Gordon Arthur Kidder
Arizona Ranger Jeff Kidder murdered in Mexico
Theodore Campbell Kidder murdered by mob in Minnesota - 1934
Theodore C. Kidder
Unsolved Murder of Naomi Lee Kidder - 10 Sept. 1982 - Wyoming
Naomi Lee Kidder
A BLOG titled "Just Kidders" at the web site below:
Copyright on new Kidder family information.
Descendants of James Kidder
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Compiling the Kidder information
New Book "The Kidders of Wilmington."2012
Can be purchased for $50.00, send check to either "Historical Society of the Lower Cape Fear", or "North Carolina Coastal Land Trust." Mail to: Susan Taylor Block, 1908 Colleton Court, Wilmington, NC 28403.
"The Kidders of Wilmington." were, and are, a prominent name in Wilmington, stretching back nearly
two centuries to 1826, in fact, when brothers Frederic and Edward Kidder
immigrated (via a stormy coastal voyage) from their ancestral home in New
Ipswich, N.H., to Wilmington, where they opened a commission merchants’
hated the climate, spent his summers back in New England and left for good after
less than a decade, but Edward stayed on, prospered in the lumber business and
even ran a blockade runner during the Civil War (while trying various peace
feelers between the Confederacy and the North).
Coat of Arms, Colonel Reuben Kidder (1723 - 1793)
Website counter added 2 Oct. 2013
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Updated 20 Sept. 2014
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