George Sidwell

19 November 1833–21 September 1883 (Age 49)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Sidwell was born on 19 November 1833, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Job Vincent Sidwell Jr., was 32 and his mother, Susan Robinson, was 25. He married Adelia Belinda Cox on 13 April 1864, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. In 1883, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as worked at a sawmill in mill canyon above orangeville, utah. He died on 21 September 1883, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Sidwell
Adelia Belinda Cox
Marriage: 13 April 1864
Susan Elvira Sidwell
Corinne Emeline Sidwell
Lillian Rosalia Sidwell
Vivian Georgene Sidwell
Orville Cox Sidwell
Elvira Pamela Sidwell
George Winslow Sidwell
Lafayette Mills Sidwell
Gideon Wilson Sidwell
Edward Marcroft Sidwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1864Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire):metronymic from a Middle English female personal name Sidewell, an altered form of Sidefulle. It was the name of an Anglo-Saxon saint associated with the parish of Saint Sidwells in Exeter (Devon) and whose cult in Wilts is evidenced in a minor placename Sidefollewelle (1377–99). Her name is a Christian coinage meaning ‘the virtuous one’, from Old English sidu ‘morality’ + full ‘full’.variant of Sitwell, a rare Derbyshire name, probably a nickname from a Middle English phrase meaning ‘sit well’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Oscar F. Coolidge, Manti Citizen

    COOLIDGE, OSCAR F., of Manti, agent for the Co-op Wagon and Machine Company, born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, November 10, 1850, son of Joseph W. and Rebecca (Atwood) Coolidge. His father was a very prom …

    Sources (44)

    • George Sidwell in household of Joe Sidwell, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George Sidwell in entry for Joseph Thomas Parkinson and Elvira Sidwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Geo Sidwell in entry for Adelia B. Sidwell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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