Jonathan Swift Tyler

27 June 1820–27 October 1875 (Age 55)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Jonathan Swift

When Jonathan Swift Tyler was born on 27 June 1820, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, John Abner Tyler, was 34 and his mother, Deborah Tupper, was 28. He married Melissa Glines about 1842, in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 27 October 1875, in Vermontville, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Vermontville, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Swift Tyler
1820–1875
Melissa Glines
1825–1861
Marriage: about 1842
Abner John Tyler
1843–1904
Emily Ann Tyler
1845–1914
Robert Berkley Tyler
1846–1881
William Wirtly Tyler
1847–1911
Franklin W Tyler
1849–
Alvira Tyler
1852–1911
Fanny L Tyler
1854–1897
Wade L. Tyler
1854–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Abner John Tyler

    Male1843–1904Male

    Emily Ann Tyler

    Female1845–1914Female

    Robert Berkley Tyler

    Male1846–1881Male

    William Wirtly Tyler

    Male1847–1911Male

    Franklin W Tyler

    Male1849–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 16

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (3)

  • Swift Tyler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Swift Tyler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Swift Taylor, "New York State Census, 1875"

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