Lucy Coles was born on June 22, 1859. One source has her birthplace as Lincroft, NJ and another as Brooklyn NY. Her father was William Bates Coles, born in England. Her mother was Ann Dean, born in Ulster, Ireland.
She married John Riddle on July 25, 1880 in Leedsville, NJ. The marriage
certificate still exists but has cracked and yellowed with time. It is shown
in the picture gallery. They had six children:
William Henry Riddle: born June 13, 1881, married Achsa
Frank Riddle:born June 7, 1883,died 1913
Walter Everett Riddle: born April 3, 1886, married Mary Roberts, died
Florence Mae Riddle: born August 26, 1889, married Carlton
Lane, died 1960
Anna Mabel Riddle: born August 26, 1897, married John
Henry White, died 1984
John Harold Riddle, born July, 28, 1899, married Marjorie
D. Mitchell, died early 1950's
Lucy and John owned and maintained a farm on Hurley Road in Lincroft, NJ.
When John retired, they moved to Hudson Avenue in Red Bank. She died on July