James Riddle

James Riddle (1810 - 1876)

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James "Jimmy" Riddle
Born in Randolph County, VA (now WV)map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Wood County, VA (now WV)map
Husband of — married in Roane County, WVmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Roane County, WVmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Sep 2014
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1840 residence Lewis County, VA (now WV); 1850 residence District 70, Wirt County, VA (now WV); 1860 residence Roane County, VA (now WV); 1870 residence Curtis Twp., Roane County, WV

James Riddle was one of the surveyors who established the boundary lines of Roane County, WV.

He is buried in the (Sheridan) Riddle Cemetery, near Peniel, Roane County, WV (only two tombstones in the cemetery).


  • "The Goff Family" Roy L. Lockhart 1974, Lowther's 1911 History of Ritchie County WV, his marriage records, personal examination of his tombstone in the family cemetery, U.S. census returns.

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On 13 Aug 2015 at 21:45 GMT Roy Lockhart wrote:

Does anyone have any documentary evidence that he had a middle name of Edgar?

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