Furney Sherwood Tisdale

5 February 1869–7 May 1898 (Age 29)
Brantley, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Furney Sherwood

When Furney Sherwood Tisdale was born on 5 February 1869, in Brantley, Crenshaw, 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, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Brantley, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States.

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

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
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.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified
Age 6
A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 12
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 (Shropshire): variant of Teesdale .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Sherrod Tisdale in household of Forney Tisdale, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Furney S Tisdale in household of Mary L Tisdale, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fernie Tisdale in entry for Fernie Joseph Tisdale, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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