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Garfield Arthur BIDDLE
See also Garfield BIDDLE Disambiguation Page.
Husband:  Garfield Arthur BIDDLE
Birth:  2 Nov 1881
Occupation:  butter maker and manager
Marriage:  26 May 1918, Holmes Co., MS
Wife:  Inez WEEKS
Birth:  Mar 1899, MS
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  James Matthew "Matt" WEEKS (1858-1946) a double cousin to Jefferson Davis WEEKS
Mother:  Sarah J. "Sallie" NABORS (1861-1928)
Our subject's wife is being mixed up with Agnes Inez (WEEKS) JONES, daughter of Jefferson Davis WEEKS and wife of Wilson Conger JONES, who in turn is being mixed up with Ira West JONES.
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1.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index:  AR, MO, MS, TX, 1766-1981 (the "Hunting for Bears" collection; Broderbund CD-5):
BIDDLE, Garfield WEEKS, Inez 1918-May-26 Holmes, MS

2.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

3.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Garfield.  Inez WEEKS (æ 1, b. Mar 1899, MS) is living in Holmes Co., MS (pp. 89A-89B), with her parents, Met [Matt] WEEKS (æ 42, b. Feb 1858, MS) & Sallie (æ 39, b. May 1861, MS), plus siblings.

4.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Garfield A. BIDDLE (æ 29, b. IN) and 1st wife, Anna, are living in Pennington Co., SD.  Inez WEEKS (æ 11, b. MS) is living in Holmes Co., MS (p. 57), with her parents, James M. WEEKS (æ 52, b. MS) & Sallie (æ 48, b. MS), plus siblings.

World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4582 rolls), NARA, Washington, DC, via LDA FHL films (card images and index online at Ancestry.com; missing fields were blank):
Microfilm Roll 1557017
Serial Number | Order Number 580 | ?1525
Name Garfield Arthur Biddle
Permanent Home Address Moultrie Colquitt Co. Ga
Age in Years 36 
Date of Birth Nov 2 1881
Race White
U.S. Citizen Native Born
Present Occupation Butter Maker & Manager
Employer's Name Moultrie Creamery & Cold Storage Co.
Place of Employment or Business Moultrie Ga
Nearest Relative Name | Address Inez Biddle (wife) | Moultrie Ga
I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.
Signature Garfield Arthur Biddle
Height | Build Medium | Medium
Color of Eyes | Color of Hair
Date of Registration Sept 12 1918
Location Colquitte Co., GA

1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

.  Anon.  21 Apr 1920.  Butter, Chesse & Egg Journal (Milwaukee, WI) 11(16): 3 (online at books.google.com):
Mr. G.A. Biddle of St. Paul, Minn., has moved to Noonan, North Dakota.

.  Anon.  Wednesday, 22 Jun 1921.  The Dairy Record: a Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of Dairying (St. Paul, MN), p. 24 (online at books.google.com):
Butter Wrapping Record

G.A. Biddle, who has just removed to Tell City, Ind., from Charleston, Ill., writes The Diary Record and wants to know what is the fasted record ever made in butter wrapping.  We don't know, but if any of our readers feel that they are entitled to the championship butter wrapping belt, send in your record for publication.

1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 54): 2306 Lorain, Houston City (Justice Pct #1), Harris Co., TX, Roll 2341, p. 95B, SN 3B, ED 101-3, SD 26, enumerated 2 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
* 2306 29 32 Young Ada Head R 45.00 R F W 30 Wd N Y AR AR AR Y Laundress Laundry W N 39  
      Biddle G A Roomer         W 39 Wd   Y WI WI MI Y Butter Maker Creamery W N 38 N
      Kaufman Gilbert Stepson         W 14 S   Y AR AR AR Y None          
      _______ Juanita Stepdau         W 19 S   Y AR AR AR Y None          

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 27 April 1942 (men born on or after April 28, 1877, and on or before February 16, 1897) "Old Man's Registration."  Record Group 147, NARA, Washington, DC (online at Ancestry.com):
2 Place of Residence HOUSTON HARRIS CO TX
3 Mailing Address  
4 Telephone (Exchange | Number) NONE
5 Age in Years | Date of Birth 61 | 11-7-1880
6 Place of Birth DELPHI [Carrol Co.] IND
7 Name and Address of Person
Who Will Always Know Your Address
1415 DART
8 Employer's Name and Address WPA
9 Place of Employment of Business HOUSTON HARRIS CO TX
Signature G A Biddle
Race | Complexion White | Ruddy
Height | Weight 5' - 9½" | 165
Eye Color | Hair Color Gray | Gray
Identifying Characteristics Ring finger Right hand crooked
Date of Registration Apr 27 1942
Local Board Houston, Harris Co., TX


Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000 .  State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Dept. of Health, Austin, TX (online at Ancestry.com):
Death Date 5-7-49
Death County HARRIS
File No. 2303?

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