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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


N. H. BIDDLE, farmer and stock-dealer, P. O. Carmichaels, 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.  Harvey came 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 are living.  He was reared on a farm and has been engaged in farming and stock-dealing all his life, owning at present over 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 daughters—Newton M., Flora, wife of Thomas Patterson; William C., Richard L., Jesse T. and Virtue C.  Mr. and Mrs. Biddle are zealous members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Carmichaels, Penn., in which he is one of the elders.  Mr. Biddle takes an active interest in the educational affairs of the county, served as school 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.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007

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