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Kit Carson Berdine
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1883
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1961
Harrisville
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA

s/o George Berdine & Chloe Gray

h/o Cora Wilson

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Kit Carson Berdine was the son of George and Frances Phoeba (Gray) Berdine. From age three he was raised by Zachary Taylor and Deliah (Wood) Parry - never adopted. He was the husband of Cora Olive (Wilson) Berdine. In 1908 he founded Berdine's Five & Dime Store in Harrisville, West Virginia. The store was still in operation - March 29, 2010.

American Profile - Celebrating The American Spirit
March 21-27, 2010, Pgs. 6-8
Marti Attoun, Contributing Editor
Five & Dime Memories - Berdines Offers A Shop Back In Time
"Billed as the nation's oldest dime store, Berdine's was founded by Kit Carson Berdine and his brother Lafayette. The store in Harrisville, West Virginia continues to sell merchandise from yesteryear."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frances Phoeba Gray Berdine (1848 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Olive Wilson Berdine (1884 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Parry Wilson Berdine (1904 - 1957)*
  George H Berdine (1905 - 1960)*
  Fred Walton Berdine (1906 - 1985)*
  Paul Hosea Berdine (1908 - 1929)*
  Lila E Berdine Morris (1913 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrisville IOOF Cemetery
Harrisville
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Kelley Bean
Record added: Feb 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65991844
Kit Carson Berdine
Added by: Thomas Berdine
 
Kit Carson Berdine
Added by: Teresa LeMaster Fordyce
 
Kit Carson Berdine
Added by: Teresa LeMaster Fordyce
 
 
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My Grandfather...
- Judy Berdine Browning
 Added: May. 4, 2013

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 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
 
 
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