Notes for Nancy Jane Biddix
CAUTION! There is confusion regarding the children of John & Hannah. We hope to add further information as it becomes available.
John Bittick/Biddix Revolutionary War Pension Claim:
Jane[?] Bittick was Born the 23[?] Day of February in the year 1788
[see Other Documents-John Bittick/Biddix Revolutionary War Pension Claim, Item 10, Part 2]
From Toe River Valley Heritage, Vol 1, page 389, No. 590
John Riddle: Pioneer Settler:
... The (1st) wife of John Riddle (Sr.), name unknown, is believed to have died between 1820 and 1830.
In 1831 he married (2nd) Nancy Jane Biddix (b. Feb. 23, 1788), as appears from a notice in the Rutherford County newspaper, NC Spectator:
"Nancy Biddix, 43, married John Riddle, 70, on February 26, 1831, both were from Buncombe County."
Nancy was the daughter of John Biddix and Hannah Blunt.
John died in April of 1844 and the location of his grave is not known. By the time of the 1850 Yancy Census, Nancy Biddix Riddle is in the household of her brother, Jesse Biddix.
Nancy Jane Biddix Riddle Census Enumerations:
1850 Yancey Co, NC, p25
#595/626 Jesse Biddix 48 m farmer NC
William Biddix 18 m laborer NC
Mary 46 f NC can't read/write
Sarah M. 16 f NC
Hannah 96 f NC can't read/write [mother]
Riddle Nancy 40 f NC can't read/write [sister, wid of John Riddle, Sr., the of Nancy is not correct but the census clearly shows 40.]
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