When LeRoy Winslow Cuyler was born on 8 November 1876, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Richard Winslow Sherman Cuyler, was 33 and his mother, Emma Elisabeth Wheeler, was 25. He married Louise Elmira Wusterbarth on 8 August 1897, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1920. In 1900, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as bookkeeper in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.
Americanized form of a Dutch surname, most probably Kuiler: possibly an occupational name for a fisherman using kuilnetten, a specific type of fishing net. Alternatively, a habitational name referring to the toponym De Kuil or Ter Kuile (from kuil ‘hole, pit’; compare Verkuilen ).
History: The Cuyler family were one of five prominent political families in Albany, NY, by the 1730s. Philip and Cornelius Cuyler provisioned militiamen during the French and Indian War.