James Clyde Tidwell

Male21 April 1918–12 July 2003

Brief Life History of James Clyde

When James Clyde Tidwell was born on 21 April 1918, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Cleveland Thomas Tidwell, was 33 and his mother, Lula Ellen Glover, was 31. He married Mary Lillian Duncan on 14 January 1939, in Tabor City, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Gastonia Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and High Shoals Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 12 July 2003, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 85.

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James Clyde Tidwell
Mary Lillian Duncan
Marriage: 14 January 1939

Sources (7)

  • James Tidwell in household of Cleveland Tidwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Clyde Tidwell, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • James C. Tidewell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1939Tabor City, Columbus, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1920 · Women Get the Vote

    Age 2

    In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.


    Age 23

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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