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Kinnick 2003 Genealogy Book

Prepared as Part of The Kinnick Project,
from the works of hundreds of people by
Compiler, William L. (Bill) Smith


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This is the John Henry and Elizabeth (Smith) Riddle family page. They were married 10 Oct 1853 in St. Joseph Co, IN.

John Henry was born 29 Jun 1833 in Johnson Co, IN, and died in Jul 1900. He was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cem, German Twp, St. Joseph Co, IN.

Per Jean Rieper letter dated 13 Jul 1996, John Henry Riddle owned 200 acres of land in Warren Twp, St. Joseph Co, IN. He farmed in IN, then went to Kansas for a time, but returned to St. Joseph Co, finally settling in South Bend. He was a contractor on the railroad and postmaster. John Henry is believed to have gone to KS with his father, Henry Riddle.

Children of John Henry and Elizabeth Riddle:

1. William R. Riddle (b. 19 Aug 1855, Warren Twp, St. Joseph Co, IN)

2. Thaddeus S. Riddle (b. 25 Oct 1857, St. Joseph Co, IN)

3. Ella Clarisa Riddle (b. 7 May 1859, St. Joseph Co, IN)

4. Loren F. Riddle (b. 28 Oct 1861, St. Joseph Co, IN)

5. Margaret E. "Mary" Riddle (b. 5 Oct 1863, St. Joseph Co, IN) married Garrett.

6. Janette "Nettie" Riddle (b. 5 Oct 1863, St. Joseph Co, IN) married Jameson.

7. Fancis Riddle (b. 28 Dec 1865)

8. Martha Riddle (b. 1869)

9. Aggie Elizabeth Riddle (b. 1 Feb 1870, St. Joseph Co, IN)

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