Gideon Tyler Jr.

Male6 July 1743–26 July 1829

Brief Life History 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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Gideon Tyler Jr.
Phebe Elliot
Marriage: about 1767
Deborah Tyler
Amos Tyler
Salmon Tyler
Elliott Tyler
Gideon Tyler
Polly Tyler
Jacob Elliot Tyler
William Tyler
Deborah Tyler
Mary "Polly" Tyler
Warren Lyman Tyler
Nathaniel Tyler

Sources (15)

  • New York, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
  • Gideon Tyler, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Gideon Tyler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1767Connecticut, United States
  • Children (12)

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    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 45

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    Name Meaning

    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.

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    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, …

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