Orkney Islands

Origins

Wah-dell or Waddle? It might not have seemed to cross your mind, as a Waddell of today, to think that Waddell was pronounced any other way than the drawn out “Wah-dell” that most of us stateside have come to know. It rings of...

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Dr. John Newton Waddel (1812 - 1895), son of Dr. Rev. Moses Waddel

Introduction to the Waddell

Beginning to tell the story of the Waddell family is a rather daunting task. It feels likened unto taming an epic tale, of heroes and journeymen, of quests and far off lands, of such great ends as the pursuit of honor, justice...

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