James Harvey Tidwell

29 November 1829–2 September 1896 (Age 66)
Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of James Harvey

When James Harvey Tidwell was born on 29 November 1829, in Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, John Tidwell Sr., was 22 and his mother, Jane Smith, was 17. He married Emma Sanders on 25 February 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1867. In 1880, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as farmer in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 2 September 1896, in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Tidwell
Emma Sanders
Marriage: 25 February 1857
Sarah Jane Tidwell
John Franklin Tidwell Sr.
William Henry Tidwell
James Tidwell
Martha Ann Tidwell
Joseph Martin Tidwell
Albert Tidwell
Rosetta Tidwell
Willis Hyrum Tidwell
David Tidwell
Nathan Alvin Tidwell
Cyrus Delbert Tidwell
Amanda Venretta Tidwell
Lewis Wilford Tidwell
Emma Irene Tidwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    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.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 10
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Tideswell, a habitational name from Tideswell in Derbyshire, so named from the Old English personal name Tīdi + Old English wella ‘spring’. This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    John Tidwell - Autobiography and Council Point Emigrating Company

    John Tidwell 14 Jan. 1806 - 24 Jan. 1887 Son of William Tidwell and Sarah Gohen Autobiography and Council Point Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 Nov.-1852 Sept. A JOURNAL of the EMIGRATION C …

    Sources (57)

    • Harvy Tidwell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James Harvey Tidwell in entry for Amanda V. Tidwell Bailey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jas H Fidwell, "United States Census, 1860"

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