Helen A Tidwell

November 1890–1967 (Age 76)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Helen A

When Helen A Tidwell was born in November 1890, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Tidwell, was 34 and her mother, Laura Jane Swindler, was 31. She married Samuel Syphert on 25 December 1910, in Polk, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Humansville, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Johnson Township, Polk, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1967, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Humansville Cemetery, Johnson Township, Polk, Missouri, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Syphert
Helen A Tidwell
Marriage: 25 December 1910
Roy Samuel Lloyd Syphert
Sherman T Syphert
Sylvia Lee Syphert
Rosie Syphert
Ida Jane Syphert
Nellie Marie Syphert

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Syphert



25 December 1910
Polk, Missouri, United States


    Roy Samuel Lloyd Syphert


    Sherman T Syphert


    Sylvia Lee Syphert


    Rosie Syphert


    Ida Jane Syphert


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Tidwell


    Laura Jane Swindler




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 14

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Tid(e)swell, a habitational name from Tideswell in Derbyshire, so named from the Old English personal name Tīdi + Old English wella ‘spring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen Tidwell in household of Joel Tidwell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen Syphert in household of Samuel Syphert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen A Tidwell in household of Joseph Tidwell, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.