William Henry Tidwell

18 July 1860–4 September 1928 (Age 68)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Tidwell was born on 18 July 1860, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, James Harvey Tidwell, was 30 and his mother, Emma Sanders, was 19. He married Ana Draper on 24 April 1881, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 September 1928, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wellington City Cemetery, Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Tidwell
Ana Draper
Marriage: 24 April 1881
William Harvey Tidwell
Ada Marilla Tidwell
Emma Myrtle Tidwell
Mary Ellenor Tidwell
Rachel Dee Tidwell
Dennis Tidwell
James Lark Tidwell I
Anna Birdella Tidwell
Minnie Maud Tidwell
Sarah Blanche Tidwell
Nephi Tidwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1881Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    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.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    William was the second of fourteen children born to James Harvey Tidwell and Emma Sanders. James and his wife Ana Draper were married in 1881 and later sealed September 10, 1891. They had eleven chi …

    Sources (36)

    • William Henry Tidwell in entry for Sarah Blanche Hall, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Henry Tidwell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • W H in entry for James Lark Tidwell and Violet Evelyn Whitehouse, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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