Samuel Jones Tilden Sealock

10 May 1876–30 November 1961 (Age 85)
Moultrie, Illinois, United States

The Life of Samuel Jones Tilden

When Samuel Jones Tilden Sealock was born on 10 May 1876, in Moultrie, Illinois, United States, his father, William M. Selock Jr, was 38 and his mother, Milla 'Millie' Miller, was 38. He married Pearl Fultz on 9 November 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sullivan Township, Moultrie, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 November 1961, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Moultrie, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Jones Tilden Sealock
Pearl Fultz
Marriage: 9 November 1898
William Andrew Selock
Edward Albert Selock
Myrtle Fern Sealock
Orville Tilden Sealock

Spouse and Children

9 November 1898


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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Tilden J Selock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel J T Selock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tildon J Selock, "United States Census, 1920"

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