Gideon Tyler Jr.

6 July 1743–26 July 1829 (Age 86)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Gideon

When Gideon Tyler Jr. was born on 6 July 1743, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Gideon Tyler, was 25 and his mother, Deborah Fuller, was 18. He married Phebe Elliot about 1767, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 July 1829, in Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Tyler Jr.
1743–1829
Phebe Elliot
1746–1789
Marriage: about 1767
Deborah Tyler
1768–1772
Amos Tyler
1768–1812
Salmon Tyler
1776–
Elliott Tyler
1781–1869
Gideon Tyler
1788–1796
Polly Tyler
1789–
Jacob Elliot Tyler
1770–1772
William Tyler
1773–1860
Deborah Tyler
1773–1863
Mary "Polly" Tyler
1776–1843
Warren Lyman Tyler
1780–1837
Nathaniel Tyler
1787–1873

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1767Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 33
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 33
    New York is the 11th state.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 45
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 20078;2007: 46215; 2010: 66056)English: occupational name from Old French tieuleor, tiewelier, tuilier, Middle English tiler(e), tiʒeler ‘tiler’, for someone who made or laid tiles for floors or roofs. This name may have become confused with Tiller . Wat Tyler was a leader of the English Peasants' Revolt in 1381, although his name may not have been hereditary at the time.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Tiller
    Tegeler
    Tillman

    Story Highlight

    Gideon Tyler JR Find a Grave

    Gideon Tyler Birth: Jul. 6, 1743 Sharon Litchfield County Connecticut, USA Death: Jul. 26, 1829 Cayuga County New York, USA Born into an old Connecticut family, Mr. Tyler, who died in his 86th year, …

    Sources (14)

    • Gideon Tyler, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • New York, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
    • Gideon in entry for Deborah Tyler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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