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William Tidmarsh
Birth: Oct. 22, 1832
Tetsworth
Oxfordshire, England
Death: Sep. 23, 1920
Waukegan
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Civil War: Blacksmith for Co. A, Unit 8, IL CAV and Band Leader for the 51st Reg. of IL VOL INF. he immigrated to the USA from England in 1857.

he was a great organist and played in Chicago after the war. William led the band through Chicago with Lincoln's funeral parade in 1865.

Could write music for any instrument. Was fine violinist, organist, and cornetist.



Married 28 Sep 1854 Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, England to Sarah Griffin b. abt 1835 England and d. 29 Oct 1860 Chalvey, England

Married 23 Jul 1859 Wauconda, Lake Co., IL to Adelia Lyon b. abt 1839 Covert, Seneca Co., NY and d. 9 Sep 1861 Fremont, Lake Co., IL

Married 14 Nov 1861 Genoa, WI to Harriet A Wells b. abt 1832 NY and d. bef 12 Mar 1915. they divorced 14 Oct 1882 Lake Co., IL.

Had a child with Sarah Cornelia Lyon (sister of Adelia Lyon) b. abt 1845 Covert, Seneca Co., NY and d. 15 Oct 1876 Churdan, Greene Co., IA as the wife of John Providence Hunt.

Married 1908 Hyde Park, Chicago, Cook Co., IL to Allie D ? b. abt 1857 NY.
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Grave stone transcription: Band Leader, Wm. Tidmarsh, 51st US INF 
 
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 Parents:
  James Tidmarsh (1798 - 1870)
  Elizabeth Alder Tidmarsh (1808 - 1876)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Griffin Tidmarsh (____ - 1860)
  Adelia Lyon Tidmarsh (____ - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  William Tidmarsh (____ - 1901)*
  Willie Tidmarsh (1864 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Tidmarsh (1832 - 1920)
  George Tidmarsh (1834 - 1870)*
  Elizabeth Tidmarsh Holland (1842 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wauconda Cemetery
Wauconda
Lake County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 14, 2008
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