History of Greene County,
N. H. BIDDLE, farmer and stock-dealer, P. O.
was born in Washington County,
Penn., August 25, 1829. His father was Isaac T. Biddle, now
deceased. His mother’s maiden name was
Jane Kerney; she was born in 1804 and is still living.
with his parents from Washington
County to Cumberland Township
in 1840, and has
made it his home till the present time.
He is the fourth in a family of eleven children, seven of whom
living. He was reared on a farm and has
been engaged in farming and stock-dealing all his life, owning at
seven hundred acres of valuable land in Greene County. Mr. Biddle was united in marriage, December
25, 1856, with Zillah, daughter of J. K. Bailey. Their
family consists of four sons and two
M., Flora, wife of Thomas Patterson; William C., Richard L., Jesse T.
Virtue C. Mr. and Mrs. Biddle are
zealous members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Carmichaels, Penn., in which
one of the elders. Mr. Biddle takes an
active interest in the educational affairs of the county, served as
director for twelve years, and has been a member of the board of
trustees of Waynesburg
College for a
number of years and is
still a member.
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007
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