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Family Group Record: James Wilson Biffle and Lydian Hythecker

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen

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   James Wilson Biffle 
   Born: March 20, 1904 Place: Camp Crook, South Dakota
   Married: January 23, 1927 Place: Baker, Fallon County, Montana
   Died: July 25, 1985 Place: Wooster, Ohio (nursing home); he is buried in the the Bonnievale Cemetery, Baker, Montana
   Parents: Robert Lee Biffle and Henrietta Self

   Lydian May Hythecker  
   Born: April 9, 1909 Place: Fertile Prairie Community, Custer County, Montana
   Died: December 14, 1973 Place: Baker, Fallon County, Montana; she is buried in Bonnievale cemetery, Baker.
   Parents: Anthony Ferdinand Hythecker and Edna Beatrice Doughty (originally from Claremont, Minn.) See her story at


1 Richard James Biffle
Sex Born: August 24, 1927 Place: Montana
  Married: Ida Helena Matheson;Virginia Darlene Viator Place:
   Died: October 2, 1997 Place: Possibly Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
  At the time of his mother's death he was in Virginia Beach, Va.
at the time of his father's death he was in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Obituary:Richard J.* BIFFLE Master Chief, USN (Ret) was born on 24 Aug 1927 in Baker, Montana. He died on 2 Oct 1997 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co, Virginia. Published: 10/04/97 in LOCAL section, page B6 Story sample: Richard J. Biffle of 107 Seagull Court died Oct. 2, 1997, in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Born in Baker, Mont. on Aug. 24, 1927, he was the son of the late Lydian Hythecker and James W. Biffle. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a master chief after 28 years of service. On the Outer Banks, he was a real estate salesman and stained glass artisan. Richard was a 32 degree Mason, Nippon Lodge, Sasebo, Japan; Scottish Rite, Tokyo, Japan and Fleet Reserve Association, Washington, D.C.

2 Dixie Lee Biffle
Sex Born: Place:
   Married: John Marius Leys Place:
   Died: Place:
  At the time of hermother's death she was in Conrad, Montana;
at the time of her father's death, she was in Great Falls, Montana

3 Jack Wilson Biffle
Sex Born: February 10, 1933 Place: Baker, Montana
   Married: 1st: Florence Windsor; 2nd: irene Place:
   Died: August 18, 2004 Place: living at Burkburnett, Texas

At the time of his mother's death he was at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, S.D.;
at the time of his father's death he was in Burkburnett, Texas

4 Thomas Anthony Biffle
Sex Born: February 5, 1935 Place: Montana
   Married: January 15, 1958; Elizabeth Gertrup Reinfels Place: Chateauroux, France
   Died: February 28, 1970 Place: San Antonio, Texas

2nd Wife
   Alta ? 
   Born: Place:
   Died: Place:
  She had a previous husband named Lucci

  • 1930 U.S. Census, Baker, Fallon County, Montana, T626-1255, p. 3A, E.D. 10

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