The "Belize Stores" and a portion of the store of C. Biddle to the right, Belize City 1930's
My Dad told me about this store, C Biddle. it was beside Paslow Building . Notice the horse and cart, the main mode of transport at the time.
Catherine Weiser (Lind) Biddle (1851 - 1941)
Catherine (Lind) Biddle
Catherine Weiser "Ma Biddle" Biddle formerly Lind
Born 3 Dec 1851 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germanymap
Daughter of Sebastian H Lind and Margaret Schnarr
Sister of Mary (Lind) Prindle, Lena Lind [half] and Sebastian Lind [half]
Wife of Juan (Vidal) Biddle — married 1 Aug 1870 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA.
Capt John Biddle was a merchant sea captain (ship may have been “Pallas” and seems to be other mention of “Emily”). His name was anglicized from Juan Vidal - Spain). He married (in New York) Catherine Lind aka “Ma Biddle” (her parents were Sebastian & Catherine - they later returned to Germany). When he retired from the sea, John & Ma Biddle moved to Belize, British Honduras, where son, Fred, was born. “Ma Biddle” opened the Biddle Store. Dr Lind, Catherine's brother, later joined them in Belize, British Honduras.
Photograph courtesy Margie Quan
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