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Peter Tidwell

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Birthplace: Randolph, McLean County, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Smithfield, Cache County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Absalom Tidwell and Elizabeth Tidwell
Husband of Sarah Briggs Allen James and Sophronia Alvira Tidwell
Father of Marriett Tidwell; Sarah Ellen Tidwell; Julia Ann Tidwell; Mary Isabelle Tidwell; Melinda Tidwell and 3 others

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About Peter Tidwell

Peter Tidwell (1831 - 1909), son of Absalom Tidwell (1792 - 1845) and Elizabeth McBride (1803 - 1894), was born 27 March 1831 at Randolph, McClean County, Illinois. He emigrated to Utah in 1852. He died at the age of 77 on 23 March 1909 at Smithfield, Cache County, Utah, and was buried at Smithfield City Cemetery, Plot: a_127_8.

Marriages and Children

  1. Sophronia Hatch (1834 - 1919), daughter of Josephus Hatch (1801 - 1874) and Melinda Bradford Durfee (1806 - 1884), married 28 March 1852 Pleasant Grove, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
    1. Mary Isabelle Tidwell (1851 - 1939)
    2. Royal Edwin Tidwell (1853 - 1934)
    3. Elvira Elizabeth Tidwell (1856 - 1939)
    4. Melinda Tidwell (1866 - 1950)
    5. Emily Almira Tidwell (1869 - 1870)
    6. Ada Sophronia Tidwell (1874 - 1950)
  2. Sarah Briggs Allen (1835 - 1920), married 16 August 1857 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States; divorced c.1865.
    1. Marriett Tidwell (1858 - 1887)
    2. Sarah Ellen Tidwell (1860 - 1896)
    3. Julia Ann Tidwell (1863 - 1957)

Discussion

Please note that the memorial page for Peter Tidwell on Find-A-Grave attributes all of his children to his third wife, Sophronia Hatch. This is incorrect.

Additionally, Find-A-Grave lists his place of birth as Kentucky. Further research is needed to resolve this conflict.

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Peter Tidwell's Timeline

1831
March 27, 1831
Randolph, McLean County, Illinois, United States
1851
1851
Age 19
1853
1853
Age 21
1857
August 16, 1857
Age 26
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
1858
September 11, 1858
Age 27
Ogden, Weber County, Utah Territory, United States
1860
1860
Age 28
1863
1863
Age 31
1865
1865
Age 33
1866
1866
Age 34
1869
1869
Age 37