John Tyler

about 1841–
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Tyler was born about 1841, in Illinois, United States, his father, Daniel Tyler, was 25 and his mother, Ruth Welton, was 21. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Tyler
1816–1906
Ruth Welton
1820–1897
Tyler
1837–1837
John Tyler
1841–
Howard Tyler
1844–
Perintha Olive Tyler
1839–1882
Martha Tyler
1843–1843
Mary Tyler
1843–1843
Ruth Tyler
1845–1845
Emily Prescinda Tyler
1847–1917
Celestia Tyler
1848–1848
Daniel Moroni Tyler
1850–1895
Fitz Henry Tyler
1851–1852
Nathaniel Tyler
1853–1869
John Cummings Tyler
1857–1923
Alice May Tyler
1859–1905

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 7
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 31
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Tiller
Tegeler
Tillman

Sources (2)

  • John Tyler in household of Daniel Tyler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pioneer Overland Travel for John Tyler

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