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Portrait and biographical album of Jackson County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States.
Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1889, 621 pgs.
PICTURE PAGE 444
BIO PAGE 445/446
William GIDDINGS (b:? d: 7 September 1818) m:Hannah SPENDLOVE (b, ? d: 2 March 1839)(both natives of Northamptonshire; William being a horticulturist)
They brought forth 13 children, 6 of whom are living and are listed as:
Betsy, Mrs. GARFIELD resides in England
Alfred GIDDINGS our subject here, resides in Sabula, Iowa
Harold GIDDINGS resides in Iowa
Emma, Mrs. BAKER resides in England
Sarah, Mrs. MARTIN resides in England
Leah, Mrs. GARFIELD resides in Union Township
Alfred GIDDINGS b. 12 September 1828 Northamptonshire, town of Northbar
Upon reaching the age of majority (18?) he left England and came to the United States; Avon, Lorain Co., Ohio; 15 miles W. of Cleveland.
Married in England before coming to the USA on 9 August 1846
Mary HEMFREY b: 21 May 1826 in Lincolnshire, England
Parents being Richard HEMFREY and Bridget BAILEY both now deceased, Mother buried in Ohio, Father in Iowa Township.
Brother named John HEMFREY, a resident of Union Township, the only surviving children out of 9.
Alfred and Mary are the parents of 12 children, 6 of whom are living, and are as follows:
Hannah GIDDINGS m: Robert WALKER, and have one child where they live in Maquoketa.
Harold G. GIDDINGS
Alfred GIDDINGS m: Clara JEAMBY and live in Union Township, having one child: Maryland.
Josephine V. GIDDINGS m: John SPENDLOVE of Kalamazoo, MI; having 3 children: Vernon, Lena, and infant son, Franklin.
Emma GIDDINGS m: John COLEMAN living in Union Township, having 3 children, Herbert William, John Lincoln, and Glenn.
John L. GIDDINGS m: Mary JEAMBY and occupies a part of the Giddings homestead; having two children, Herbert Vincent and Elsie Maud.
Jackson County, Iowa
John L 47, Head
Mary L 44, wife, 7 kids, 6 living
? Harold M. 20, son
? Earl L. 18, son
Mary J.? 15, dau.
William A. 5, son
Albert W. 2, son
Harold G. 60, brother
Jackson County, Iowa
I(J?)L Giddings, 56, Head, born in IA, both parents in England
Mary L, 53, wife, born in IA, both parents in England
William A, 15, son; born in IA; Farmer
Harold G, 69, brother; born in OH, both parents in England
Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, IA
William A GIDDINGS, b: 3 December 1904, d: 20 January 1995
16 February 1967
Dwain Arthur GIDDINGS, Jr. b: 16 December 1966, d: 16 February 1967
Parents being Dwain A. GIDDINGS and Peggy NYLIN Giddings.
Survived by one brother, Bradley; maternal grandparents, Lee NYLIN of Shales City, IL and Mrs. Thelma INMAN of Clinton, IA; Paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs William A. GIDDINGS of Sabula; and maternal great-grandfather Henry HENRICHSEN of Sabula.
Death Date: Sept. 9, 2002
Peggy J. HATCH, 60, of Clinton, died Monday at Mercy North Hospital in Clinton.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no services. Lemke Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2304 N. Second St., is in charge of arrangements.
She was born May 31, 1942, in Keithsburg, Ill., to Lee NYLIN and Thelma CAMERAN. She was employed as a machinist with the Collis Co.
Survivors include her mother, Thelma INMAN of Clinton; a daughter, Christina GIDDINGS of Clinton; two sons, Bradley GIDDINGS of Camanche and Albert HATCH of Nashville, Ark.; a granddaughter; three brothers, Benny NYLIN, Billy NYLIN, and Larry NYLIN, all of Clinton.
She was preceded in death by her father, stepfather, a son, a brother and a sister.
Memorials can be made to the family.
©Clinton Herald 2004
Dwain A. Giddings was married, and divorced, to Vera Rose Marie GOETTSCH and are my biological parents.
My name is D'Anne Marie GIDDINGS,HELM,STEGLE. b:27 September 1959
I have two children:
Thomas Stephen STEGLE, b: 21 April 1986
Sarah Elizabeth STEGLE, b: 16 February 1992