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Bidda E. Temple

Bidda E. Temple
b. 11 February 1842, English, Crawford County, Indiana, to William and Martha A. Temple, Sr.
d. 19 December 1908, Spencer Hospital, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

m/1.
[–?–] Longest
d. by 1880

m/2. 11 September 1883, Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana
Isaac Paden Fish
b. 6 December 1832, Fish Corners, Summerhill Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, to Amon and Manila (Joles) Fish
d. 23 March 1899, Conneautville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

Children with [—?—] Longest:
• Rufus (b. ca 1867) (twin)
• Luther Temple (b. ca. 1867) (twin)
• F. Temple

Bidda remained in Indiana as a widow after the death of her first husband and is listed in the 1880 census in Jennings Township, Crawford County, Indiana, living with her parents and twin sons, Rufus and Luther. By 1883, Bidda was living in Leavenworth, Indiana, and married Isaac at her home there before moving on to Pennsylvania where she remained until her death. Her son Rufus remained in Indiana and helped to organize the completion of one of the first roads in Crawford County, Indiana, in 1908.

Submitted by:
A. L. Bowerman
Howe IN

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