Amanda Bernice Chegwidden

Brief Life History 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, 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
1882–1928
Amanda Bernice Chegwidden
1889–1986
Marriage: 3 August 1909
Albert Raymond Tilt
1913–1968
Keith Edward Tilt
1917–1952

Sources (39)

  • Amanda B Tilt in household of A B Tilt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda B. Chegwidden, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Amanda Dunstan, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

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.

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