John Tye

Male16 May 1787–17 October 1838

Brief Life History of John

When John Tye was born on 16 May 1787, in Cranford, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Tye, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Hodgskin, was 30. He married Ester Askew on 14 September 1817, in Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 17 October 1838, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

John Tye
Ester Askew
Marriage: 14 September 1817
Samuel Toy
Anna Toy
Rachel Tye
Esther Toy
Amos Tye
Elizabeth Tye
Lydia Tye
Eunice Toy
John Tye
Jabez Toy
Jesse Askew Tye
Susanna Tye

Sources (35)

  • John Toy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Toy, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Tye in entry for Jesse Tye, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1817Cranford St Andrew, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 2

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 14

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 21

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Kent): from Middle English tye, teghe, teye ‘enclosed piece of land; large area of common pasture’ (Old English tēag, tīege). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near such a piece of land, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Teigh (Rutland) or Great, Little, and Marks Tey (Essex).

    North German: from a short form, Tide, of the personal name Dietrich .

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鄭, probably representing its Teochew, Hokkien, or Taiwanese pronunciation. See Zheng 1.

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

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    Story Highlight


    (The following was copied from the hand writing of Jesse Tye.) Filmore, Millard County, Utah, 22 March, 1896. Concerning a short record and statement of myself and others of my family to preserv …

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