Barnabas Tyler

1814–2 February 1888 (Age 74)
Virgil, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of Barnabas

When Barnabas Tyler was born in 1814, in Virgil, Cortland, New York, United States, his father, Oliver Tyler, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Comfort, was 41. He died on 2 February 1888, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Tyler
1773–1843
Elizabeth Comfort
1773–1852
John Wesley Tyler
1797–1889
Charity Tyler
1798–1802
Elam Tyler
1801–1802
Clarissa Tyler
1802–1805
Richard C. Tyler
1805–1889
Moses Tyler
1809–1893
Edward J. Tyler
1812–1889
Barnabas Tyler
1814–1888

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 13

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 22

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)

  • Barney Tyler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Barnabus Tyler, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Barnabas Tyler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Barnabas Tyler

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