Amanda Bernice Chegwidden

20 October 1889–7 August 1986 (Age 96)
Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda Bernice

When Amanda Bernice Chegwidden was born on 20 October 1889, in Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Henry Chegwidden, was 38 and her mother, Tamar Fritz, was 34. She married Albert Raymond Tilt on 3 August 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Torrance, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 7 August 1986, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Raymond Tilt
Amanda Bernice Chegwidden
Marriage: 3 August 1909
Albert Raymond Tilt
Keith Edward Tilt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1909Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 7
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 27
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: from chy ‘house’ + gwydn ‘white’, or from any of several places in Cornwall so named.

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

    Sources (38)

    • Amanda B Tilt in entry for Albert Raymond Tilt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Amanda B Tilt in household of A B Tilt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ammanda Chegwidden in entry for Albert Raymond Tilt and Marjorie Beatrice Kline, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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