H e is not the son of Montraville Waddle....Source: History of Boone County, Indiana, by Hon. L.M. Crist, 1914.
Mr. Waddle was married September 19, 1867, to Sarah McDown, who was born in Hendricks county, Indiana, June 25, 1842. She is a daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Skenks) McDown, and she grew to womanhood in her native locality and was educated in the rural schools. The McDown family has been one of the most influential and best known in this section of the state for several generations.
Eight children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Waddle, namely: Elizabeth and Martha are both living; Edward, Fred and Bert are living; the other three died in infancy.