Edmund, sometimes shown as Edmond, married Anna Gladden Hollis about 1776. As near as I can determine, their children are:
Rebecca born 1778, Fairfield, South Carolina
Isaiah born 1781, Fairfield, South Carolina, married Rebecca Green Tucker
Richard born 1786 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Katie Jane Gladden
John Benson (or Benton) born 1786 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Rachel Meek, and Jane Gladden
Edmund Jr. born 1787 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married cousin Mary Nancy Tidwell, and Ann Rainey
Josiah born 1789 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Louvenia "Louvice" Roden
Jane born 1792 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Minor Gladden
Kisiah born 1793 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Abraham Davidson
Aquilla born 1795 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Mary Davidson
William born 1798 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Mariam McMurtry
Elizabeth born 1799 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Joseph Hiram Davidson
Silas born 1805 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Rachel Meek(s)
Benjamin Tidwell born 1807 in Fairfield, South Carolina, married Lucinda Meek(s)
Edmund served 120 Days in the SC Militia under Lt John Hollis. He is listed as DAR Patriot A115350. He received a land grant for service in what is now Nails Creek in Dickson County, Tennessee.
Goodspeed's History of Dickson County mentions Edmund as an early settler of Dickson County on Turnbull Creek in the 1790's from South Carolina.
Dec 31 1788 Richard Tidwell of Camden District, Fairfield County, SC sold land on Lick Creek to Edmond Tidwell of Camden District.
1790 Census of Fairfield County, South Carolina shows the name of the Head of each family in the county, with the number of free white people living in each house.
Tidwell, Edmond has eleven people in his household.
3 Mar 1802 (Chester) SC. Jeremiah (x) RODEN to Edmund TIDWELL, both of Chester for 4150, 100 ac. on Long Branch, waters of Sealy Creek, bound by George BROWN. Wit. E. NUNN and Loften NUNN. Bk. I, p. 69.
July 3 1809 Edmund Tidwell & Moses Hollis (his father in law) received a land grant on Wateree Creek in Fairfield County, South Carolina.
The Tidwell Bible, which I have only seen transcribed online, has the following entries:
Edmund Tidwell Sr. departed this life
May 12th 1846 Aged 88 years
Anna Tidwell his wife departed this life
November 11 1839 age 70
There are also entries for his children.
|Photo used with permission, taken by Kenneth Greene, Jr.|
Marker located in Hogin Cemetery, Burns, Dickson, Tennessee
Inscription:In honor of Revolutionary War Soldier of South Carolina. 120 days under command of Lt. John Hollis. Buried elsewhere in Dickson County.