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Obituaries of Peter Biddle and Mary Eberly from Evangelical Messenger

Peter Biddle died on 18 May 1891 in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio.

BIDDLE.–Peter Biddle was born in Bedford Co., Pa., Oct. 5, 1814, and died in Gibsonburg, Sandusky Co., O., May 18, 1891, aged 76 y., 7 m. and 13 d. Funeral text: 2 Kings 20: 1. The departed leaves a sorrowing wife, two sons and two daughters to mourn his departure. The Lord comfort the bereaved.

J J Bernhart, “Biddle,” obituary, Evangelical Messenger (New Berlin, Pennsylvania), 2 June 1891, death of Peter Biddle on 18 May 1891. page 347.

Peter’s wife Mary died on 8 October 1898 in Gibsonburg.

BIDDLE.–Died, in Gibsonburg, O., Oct. 8, 1898, Mother Mary Biddle, aged 70 y. 10 m. and 16 d. Mother Biddle was confined to her bed for seven weeks, suffering from rheumatism. She was waiting with joy for her time of going “home,” to be with the blessed Christ. A large attendance at the funeral services showed that she was beloved by the Church and neighbors.


C Schmucker, “Biddle,” obituary, Evangelical Messenger (New Berlin, Pennsylvania), 10 October 1898, death of Mary Biddle on 8 October 1898. page 667.

Peter BIDDLE and Mary EBERLY family

Peter BIDDLE was born 5 October 1814 in Pennsylvania. He married Mary EBERLY. Mary was 22 November 1827 in Pennsylvania. They lived in Bedford County, Pennsylvania before moving to Sandusky County, Ohio in the 1860s. They had 6 children.

Peter died on 18 May 1891. He was buried in West Union Cemetery in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio. Mary died on 8 October 1898 in Gibsonburg.

The children of Peter BIDDLE and Mary EBERLY were:

Mary BIDDLE born 14 January 1853 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.. She married John MENGEL on 31 December 1871 in Sandusky County. Then she married Castleton AKE on 16 January 1881 in Sandusky County. Finally she married William O TITUS on 18 September 1900 in Lucas County, Ohio. She died on 22 May 1939 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Missouri BIDDLE born around 1856 in Pennsylvania.

Margaret BIDDLE born 12 September 1858 in Pennsylvania. She died 26 September 1866 and was buried in West Union Cemetery in Gibsonburg.

Susannah BIDDLE was born 30 November 1864 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. She married Perry E KOLEMAN (1865-1953) on 11 November 1888 in Sandusky County, Ohio. She died on 20 December 1945 in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. She was buried in West Union Cemetery.

David BIDDLE was born in June 1867 in Ohio. He married Elma DONELS on 7 June 1893 in Sandusky County, Ohio. He died in 1928 and was buried in West Union Cemetery.

Isaac BIDDLE was born in January 1871 in Ohio. He married Julia E IMES on 13 September 1894 in Sandusky County, Ohio.

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