Gideon Tyler Jr.

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

The Life 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 7 sons and 5 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.
Phebe Elliot
Marriage: about 1767
Deborah Tyler
Amos Tyler
Salmon Tyler
Elliott Tyler
Polly Tyler
Jacob Elliot Tyler
William Tyler
Deborah Tyler
Mary "Polly" Tyler
Mary Tyler
Warren Lyman Tyler
Nathaniel Tyler

Spouse and Children

about 1767
Connecticut, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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

English: occupational name for a maker or layer of tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle English tile ‘tile’. In the Middle Ages tiles were widely used in floors and pavements, and to a lesser extent in roofing, where they did not really come into their own until the 16th century.

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, …

Sources (3)

  • Gideon in entry for Deborah Tyler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Gideon in entry for Jacob Eliot Tyler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Gideon Tyler, "Find A Grave Index"

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