George Washington Tidwell

1827–8 July 1848 (Age 21)
Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Tidwell was born in 1827, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Eli Tidwell, was 19 and his mother, Mary Jane Glass, was 23. He died on 8 July 1848, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

Eli Tidwell
1808–1883
Mary Jane Glass
1804–1877
Levi Johnson Tidwell Sr.
1825–1895
George Washington Tidwell
1827–1848
Sarah Jane Tidwell
1829–1910
James Karroll Tidwell
1831–1911
Thompson Jefferson Tidwell
1833–1906
Serena Ann Tidwell
1834–1925
Francis Marion Tidwell
1837–1914
Mary Minerva Tidwell
1839–1905
Parthenia Tidwell
1841–
Eli Wilson Tidwell
1842–1919
John Dallas Tidwell
1845–1880
Andrew Jackson Tidwell
1847–1924

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1825–1895Male

    Male1827–1848Male

    Sarah Jane Tidwell

    Female1829–1910Female

    James Karroll Tidwell

    Male1831–1911Male

    Thompson Jefferson Tidwell

    Male1833–1906Male

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Tid(e)swell, a habitational name from Tideswell in Derbyshire, so named from the Old English personal name Tīdi + Old English wella ‘spring’.

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

Sources (2)

  • George Washington Tidwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Washington Tidwell -

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