John Henry Tyler

9 September 1867–21 January 1932 (Age 64)
Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Tyler was born on 9 September 1867, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, James Henry Tyler, was 29 and his mother, Dollie A. or Milly Smith, was 25. He married Pearl Brookshire on 10 January 1907, in Phelps, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Spring Creek, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Smithton, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 21 January 1932, in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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John Henry Tyler
Pearl Brookshire
Marriage: 10 January 1907
Goldie Leona Tyler
Leslie Tyler

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10 January 1907
Phelps, Missouri, United States


    Goldie Leona Tyler


    Leslie Tyler


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 18

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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)

  • John H Tyler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Tyler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Tyler in household of James H Tyler, "United States Census, 1870"

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