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Tidwell Surname History
From informal reading over many years, it appears the surname Tidwell comes from high in the Pennine Mountain range in northern Midlands of England. There is a very old town there named Tidewill. Supposedly, the name derives from a Saxon chief named Tidi, dating to the 8th century or so. the word "well" in place names literally means water well. There are abundant, powerful, cold artesian wells in the Pennines. Local chiefs would claim one and the surrounding region as their territory. So it is loosely Tidi's Well. I've been to Tidewell, and it's a lovely old settlement.
Tidwell Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
Tidwell Meaning & Etymology
Tidwell Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Tidwell Family Tree
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- John Riley Tidwell
- K. A Tidwell born 1899
- Rostern Tidwell
- Francies Tidwell
- Donald R Tidwell 1948 - 2010
- Mark Tidwell 1900 - 1981
- Eloise D Tidwell 1924 - 2009
- Jeannette N Tidwell 1926 - 1990
- Olive Tidwell 1909 - 1981
- Joan M Tidwell 1936 - 2000
Famous People named Tidwell
There were three Tidwell brothers who came to the Virginia Colony in about 1650. They had "plantations" along the Yeocomico River. They may have been locally famous as early settlers, successful planters, and community members.