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Benjamin Britton Riddle

Benjamin Britton Riddle[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1851 - 1928  (77 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Britton Riddle  [6
    Born 28 Jan 1851  Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 1928  Dillingham, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Sep 1928  Riddle Cemetery (Upper), Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I2942  Family
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 

    Father James Riddle,   b. 1821, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hensley,   b. 1832, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1848  [1, 10
    Family ID F1119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Elmore Peake,   b. 13 Jun 1861, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1879, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1875  Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Marriage to Benjamin Riddle recored in Yancey Coiunty Marriage book as: 1 Aug. 1875 Benjamin Riddle, age 24, to Nancy E Peak, age 18 by W.A. Robison M.S.
    Children 
     1. Anna Isabella Elvira Riddle,   b. 18 Sep 1878, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Lunel McGilvary Riddle,   b. 8 Jan 1877, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1953, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F1116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phinetta Blankenship,   b. 1863,   d. 10 Dec 1885  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1881  Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Children 
     1. Nancy Elizabeth Riddle,   b. 29 Jun 1882, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1914, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Adoniram Alonzo Riddle,   b. 8 Jun 1884, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1884, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F1117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Nancy Moriah Rathbone,   b. 1 Apr 1872, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1935, Dillingham, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1887  Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Arthur Riddle,   b. 18 Jul 1888, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1913, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Landon Riddle,   b. 10 Feb 1890, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1944, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Helena Riddle,   b. 12 Jan 1892, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1892, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Latimore M. Riddle,   b. 4 Apr 1893, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1911  (Age 18 years)
     5. Sarah Grace Riddle,   b. 5 Mar 1895, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1970  (Age 75 years)
     6. Joseph Grady Riddle,   b. 6 Mar 1895, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1978, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Stanley Henry Riddle,   b. 5 Apr 1897, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1959  (Age 62 years)
     8. Viola Alice Riddle,   b. 19 Apr 1899, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1963  (Age 64 years)
     9. David Albert Riddle,   b. 14 Apr 1901, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1956  (Age 55 years)
     10. Ola May Riddle,   b. 5 Apr 1904, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1905  (Age 1 years)
     11. James Russell Riddle,   b. 4 Oct 1905, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1985, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     12. Robert Riddle,   b. 4 Oct 1905, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1976, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     13. Ethel Riddle,   b. 8 Mar 1908, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1909, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     14. Watson Riddle,   b. 26 Dec 1909, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1910, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. William Britton Riddle,   b. 25 Jan 1912, Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1989, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F1118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1851 - Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Aug 1875 - Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Oct 1881 - Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1887 - Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1928 - Dillingham, Buncombe Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Sep 1928 - Riddle Cemetery (Upper), Pensacola, Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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    Benjamin Brittain Riddle
    Benjamin Brittain Riddle

  • Notes 
    • Obituary - Riddle Funeral This Afternoon
      Dillingham Minister Succumbs at the Age of 77 Years
      N.C. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1928 N.C. Wednesday Sept. 19, 1928

      The Rev. B.B. Riddle of Dillingham, N.C, died Monday night at 7 o'clock at the age of 77.

      The deceased was born at Pensacola, N.C. moving to Dillingham seven years age. He was a member of the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church of Dillingham, and was ordained a minister of the Baptist church more than 45 years ago. He spent most of his ministerial life in Yancey county preaching to country churches for which he received very little renumeration for his services. He was a pastor of churches in Yancey county where he did notable Christian work.

      Funeral service will be held at Pensacola in Yancey county this afternoon. The funeral will be conducted by several ministers of the Baptist church, who knew of his work.

      Surviving are his widow, 10 children, two brothers and one sister. The children included: Landon, Stanley, David, Russell, Roy and Mrs. Burlison all of Asheville, L.M., Joe, Britton and Mrs. Dillingham, of Dillingham. [12]

  • Sources 
    1. [S900] Census, 1860 Yancey Co., North Carolina - James Riddle, (US Government 14 Jun 1860).

    2. [S645] Census, 1870 Yancey Co., North Carolina - Benjamin B Riddle, (US Government 10 Jul 1870).

    3. [S1335] Census, 1900 Yancey Co., North Carolina - Benjamin B. Riddle, (US Government 14 Jun 1900).

    4. [S973] Census, 1920 Buncombe Co., North Carolina - Benjamin Riddle, (US Government 21 Jan 1920).

    5. [S62] Yancey County, North Carolina Marriage List for 1850-1920, Yancey County Record book of Marriages: Aug. 1, 1881 Benjamin B. Riddle,3, 0 to Phinetta Blankinship, age 18, by W.A. Robertson, MG.

    6. [S1659] Riddle Newsletter - James Riddle (1832-1867) Bible Discovered, Richard Riddle.

    7. [S229] Yancey Co., North Carolina Genealogy Web Site, Yancey Co. Marriages 1850-1920, Benjamin RIDDLE 24 - Nancy E PEAK 18 - 1 Aug 1875 - W A Robinson - Jame, s Allen, J M Angel, W B Banks.

    8. [S254] Yancey Co., North Carolina Wills Forum, B.B. Riddle obituary, Entered by Carol Allen - carallen@mail.bcpl.net.

    9. [S1521] Find A Grave.

    10. [S508] Census, 1850 Yancey Co., North Carolina - James Riddle, (US Government 25 Jul 1850).

    11. [S229] Yancey Co., North Carolina Genealogy Web Site, Yancey Co. Marriages 1850-1920, Benjamin B RIDDLE 30 - Phineta BLANKENSHIP 18 - 18 Oct 1881 - W A Robers, on - W C Towe, D A Randolph, A P Rodgers.

    12. [S254] Yancey Co., North Carolina Wills Forum, Entered by Carol Allen - carallen@mail.bcpl.net.