Furney Sherwood Tisdale

Brief Life History of Furney Sherwood

When Furney Sherwood Tisdale was born on 5 February 1869, in Brantley, Covington, Alabama, United States, his father, Furney Green Tisdale, was 63 and his mother, Mary Letitia Johnson, was 29. He married Mary Susan Richburg on 23 October 1894, in Crenshaw, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Crenshaw, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Mount Ida, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 7 May 1898, in Brantley, Covington, Alabama, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Brantley, Covington, Alabama, United States.

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Furney Sherwood Tisdale
Mary Susan Richburg
Marriage: 23 October 1894
Mary Estelle Tisdale
Ferney Joseph Tisdale

Sources (7)

  • Sherrod Tisdale in household of Forney Tisdale, "United States Census, 1870"
  • F S Tisdal, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Furney Sherwood Tisdale, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Shropshire and Warwickshire): variant of Teasdale .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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