|Appears||The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing|
|Relationships|| Adam Ewing, husband|
Jackson Ewing, son
|Relationships||Adam Ewing, husband|
Tilda Ewing awaits her husband at home in San Francisco. She is never seen in the novel; Adam, expecting death, regrets that he will never see her again. In the film, she greets Adam when he returns to San Francisco and stands by Adam when he informs her father that they are returning to the eastern United States to work for abolition of slavery.