from Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa
Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, p. 331
DANIEL CALVIN TIDRICK
Daniel C[alvin]. TIDRICK, an active and enterprising farmer and raiser of fine Poland-China hogs, residing in
Liberty Township, was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, March 3, 1837, a son of Robert and Mary (KARR) TIDRICK, the father
a native of Guernsey County, Ohio, and the mother born in the State of Pennsylvania. They were married in Guernsey
County, the mother living there till her death. The father is still a resident of that county. Daniel C. was reared on
the home farm in his native county, where he attended the common schools, completing his education at the high school at
In August, 1862, he enlisted in defense of the Union, a member of Company H, One Hundred and Twenty-sixth
Ohio Infantry, and belonged to the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac. After taking part in several skirmishes he was placed
on detached duty, and after being in the service three years, he was mustered out in July, 1865, at Washington. He was
present at the trial of the parties who were implicated in the assassination of President LINCOLN. On receiving his
discharge he returned to his native county, where he remained until 1868.
NOTE: Daniel's father Robert TIDRICK was born April 23, 1812, and died on November 30, 1900. Daniel's
mother Mary "Polly" (KARR) TIDRICK was born February 18, 1802, and died at the age of 56 on March 28, 1863. They were interred at Sunset View Cemetery, Londonderry, Guernsey
Daniel and Esther's infant daughter died in April of 1879 with interment at
Oak Ridge Cemetery near Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Daniel TIDRICK died circa
1915, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Daniel's wife, Esther Jane (McCALL) TIDRICK, was
April 27, 1842, Washington County, Pennsylvania to William and Martha (WHITE) McCALL, and died at the age of 73 years in March of 1916. They were interred at Rose
Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa, p. 331, 1887.
WPA Graves Survey
Portrait photograph courtesy of Mike Avitt, July of 2011
Transcription and notes by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
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