Family:Widney, Charles Tydings (1841-1887)

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Dr. Charles Tydings3 Widney (James Henderson2, Charles1, James), son of James Henderson2 and Ann Elizabeth Adams (Tydings) Widney, was born 2 Dec 1841, Sharpsboro, KY, and died 6 Nov 1887, Los Angeles Co., CA. He is buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.[1]

He married, 22 Jun 1868, Fleming Co., KY, Alice Christine Weis, daughter of Daniel Keller and Hannah (Throop) Weis. She was born 8 Jan 1843, IN, and died 11 Aug 1932, Los Angeles, CA. She is buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.[2]

In 1860 he was a medical student, in 1870 a minister, and in 1880 a physician. By 1884, he had moved to Los Angeles, CA.

Children of Charles Tydings3 and Alice Christine (Weis) Widney:

i. Annie4 Widney, b. ca. May 1869, KY; d. Sep 1869, Perryville, KY, aged 4 months, of cholera infantum.[3]
ii. Keller Widney, b. ca. 1871; d. bef. 1880.
iii. Frank Tydings Widney, b. 12 Sep 1873, KY; d. 14 Aug 1960, Los Angeles, CA; m.(1) 20 Sep 1897, Santa Barbara, CA, Etta A/L. Hershey, d. before 1900; m.(2) 11 May 1905, Orange Co., CA, Anita Corey; m.(3) Mona (Morse) Green, b. 1879, MO, d. 11 Jan 1946, Los Angeles, CA; m.(4) betw. 1930 and 1940 Agnes -----; divorced in 1910, 1920, and 1930.
iv. Charles Curry Widney, b. 31 Aug 1875, St. Louis, MO; d. 10 Feb 1960, Butte, CA; m. 6 Aug 1901, Lila Amelia Harris.
v. Glover Phares Widney, b. 31 Oct 1877, St. Louis, MO; d. 12 Mar 1944, Los Angeles, CA; m.(1) Bessie Cutler; m.(2) Clara H. -----.
vi. Mary Emma Widney, b. Sep 1879, St. Louis, MO; "Alice" in 1880 census; m. 26 Jun 1908, Los Angeles, CA, Ralph Oliver Simpson.
vii. Alice Schaefer Widney, b. 13 Jul 1881, Sweet Springs, MO; d. 20 Apr 1974, Los Angeles, CA; m.(1) bef. 1907, Harry Guy Traver, b. ca. 1878, IL; m.(2) C. W. Reynolds.
viii. Josephine H. Widney, b. 28 Oct 1882, Sweet Springs, MO; d. 27 Sep 1967, Sonoma Co., CA; m.(1) 8 May 1913, Los Angeles, CA, Wiley Ambrose; m.(2) Godfrey Rodgers.


54 58 Widney, C. T. 28 M W Minister $300 $100 Kentucky Male citizen over 21 -----, A. C. 26 F W Keeping House Indiana

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C. T. WIDNEY 39 Self M M W KY Physician PA VA Alice P. WIDNEY 36 Wife F M W KY MD VA Frank T. WIDNEY 7 Son M S W KY KY KY Charles C. WIDNEY 5 Son M S W MO KY KY Glover WIDNEY 3 Son M S W MO KY KY Alice WIDNEY 9M Dau F S W MO KY KY James H. WIDNEY 73 Fath M - W PA WALES WALES Anna KANE 42 Oth F W W IRE Servant IRE IRE Thomas ALLEN 33 Oth M S W ENG Servant ENG ENG Louis CIPHER 19 Oth M S W MO Servant GER GER Hannah MALONEY 25 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Sarah MC CORD 30 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

203 227 Widney, Alicia Head W F Jan 1842 58 wid 6ch 6liv Kentucky Ind. Va. Rents house -----, Frank Son W M Sep 1872 27 wid Kentucky Ind. Va. Pass. Agt. R.R. -----, Charles T. Son W M Aug 1875 24 sgl Mo. Ind. Va. Salesman Shoes -----, Pharris Son W M Oct 1877 22 sgl Mo. Ind. Va. Salesman Music -----, Mary E. Dau W M Sep 1879 20 sgl Mo. Ind. Va. At school -----, Alice S. Dau W M Jul 1881 18 sgl Mo. Ind. Va. At school -----, Josie W. Dau W M Oct 1882 17 sgl Mo. Ind. Va. At school

  • 1910, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  • 1920, Burbank, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  • 1930, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA.


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #43298779, Dr. Charles T. Widney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #43298842, Alice Weis Widney.

3.^  1870 Mortality Schedule

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