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David Riddle (b. April 23, 1780, d. August 12, 1846)David Riddle (son of John Riddle and Mary Duncan) was born April 23, 1780 in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania1146, and died August 12, 1846 in Sangamon County, Illinois1146.He married Mary Hamilton on 1808 in Champaign County, Ohio1146.
Notes for David Riddle:
History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois
RIDDLE, DAVID, was born April 20, 1780, in Mifflin county, Pa. He went to Champaign county, Ohio, in 1807. Mary Hamilton was born in Mason county, about seven miles from Maysville, Ky., March 9, 1786. Her mother died when she was quite young, and she went to Champaign county, Ohio, with some friends, and was there married, about 1808, to David Riddle. Six children were born in Ohio, and the family moved, in 1819, to Washington county, Ill., where one child was born, and Mrs. Riddle died there, July 11, 1821. David Riddle was married in 1822, to Mrs. Elizabeth Crocker, whose maiden name was Wakefield, and moved to Sangamon county, arriving at Springfield Oct. 14, 1822, and the next day moved to a farm in Williams township. They had two children in Sangamon county. Of his children--
JOHN, born Jan. 8, 1809, in Ohio, married in Sangamon county, Oct. 2, 1834, to Sarah H. Clark. They had
county, Ohio, married in Sangamon county to Mrs. Mary A. Pickrell, whose maiden name was Elkin. They had one child, HAMILTON R., born Dec. 9, 1841, in Sangamon county, enlisted Aug. 1, 1862, in Co. B, 130th Ill. Inf., for three years. He was captured, with Bank's Red river expedition, April 8, 1864, imprisoned at Camp Tyler, Texas, thirteen months, and released in May, 1865. While in prison his regiment was consolidated with the 77th Ill. Inf., and he was mustered out as a member of Co. A, of that regiment, June 17, 1865, at Springfield. He was married, Sept. 2, 1868, to Cordelia F. Constant. They have three children, EARL A., ELIZA MAY and WILLIAM E. Hamilton R. Riddle graduated Feb., 1873, at Rush Medical College, Chicago, and is a practicing physician at Mechanicsburg, Ill. Mrs. Mary A. Riddle died, and Abner Riddle married Mary J. Clark. They have ten children. RUSSELL O. married Sabra Constant, have two children, MAY O. and LOUELLA, and live half a mile south of Barclay, Sangamon county, Ill. MARY J. married Samuel McCullough, and lives in Kansas. The other eight children reside with their parents, near Ottowa, Kan.
NANCY, born April 10, 1817, in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to Abraham Bird. See his name.
MARY, born May 13, 1819, in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to William H. Fowkes. See his name.
ELIZABETH, born June 12, 1823, in Sangamon county, married Alexander Mills, and resides at Lincoln, Illinois.
SARAH A., born Sept. 30, 1826, in Sangamon county, married to Rev. Alexander Semple. They have three children, and live at Decatur, Ill. He is Presiding Elder in the M. E. Church.
David Riddle died August 12, 1846, and his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Riddle, died in 1854, both in Sangamon county.
RIDDLE, WILLIAM, was born Sept. 1, 1805, in Kentucky. He is a nephew of David Riddle. At six months of age, he was taken by his parents to Logan county, Ohio. Maxamillia Bousman was born in 1809 in Champaign county, Ohio, where they were married in 1826. They had four living children in Ohio, and moved to Sangamon county, Ill., arriving May 31, 1836, in what is now Williams township, where they had five children, and in 1851 moved to Douglas county, Oregon.
His marriage to Elizabeth Wakefield Crocker isn't listed in IL marriages before 1850.
More About David Riddle:
Burial: Unknown, Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Sangamon Co. IL.
More About David Riddle and Mary Hamilton:
Marriage: 1808, Champaign County, Ohio.1146
Children of David Riddle and Mary Hamilton are:
- +Margaret (Peggy) Riddle, b. September 25, 1812, Ohio1147, d. July 10, 1898, Winfield, Kansas.