Ira Tyler

Male29 May 1822–12 January 1901

Brief Life History of Ira

When Ira Tyler was born on 29 May 1822, in Sempronius, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Andrews Tyler, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Commins, was 42. He married Martha Ann Cook on 14 February 1844, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richfield Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 12 January 1901, in Richfield, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Ira Tyler
Martha Ann Cook
Marriage: 14 February 1844
Elizabeth Ann Tyler
Martha Jane Tyler
Dollie Almina Tyler
Andrew Ira Tyler
Charles William Tyler

Sources (13)

  • Irva Tyler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ira Tyler in entry for Chas W Tyler and Jennie Doty, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ira Tyler, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1844Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 5

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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