Leland Harrison Tyrone

12 January 1894–30 December 1964 (Age 71)
Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Leland Harrison

When Leland Harrison Tyrone was born on 12 January 1894, in Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States, his father, Martin Cornelius Tyrone, was 28 and his mother, Mary Eva Nelson, was 18. He married Rosa Anna Bauer on 6 June 1920, in Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Prentiss, Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 30 December 1964, at the age of 70, and was buried in Prentiss Cemetery, Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leland Harrison Tyrone
1894–1964
Rosa Anna Bauer
1888–1968
Marriage: 6 June 1920
Louie Leland Tyrone
1921–2007
Mary Anne Tyrone
1922–1922
Martin Clement Tyrone
1926–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1920
Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States
children

(3)

    Louie Leland Tyrone

    Male1921–2007Male

    Mary Anne Tyrone

    Female1922–1922Female

    Martin Clement Tyrone

    Male1926–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 13

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Irish American: probably a habitational name from the county of Tyrone (Gaelic Tir Eoghain ‘land of Owen’) in Ulster. The name was used as a forename among an Irish-American family of actors, of whom the first on record was Tyrone Power ( 1795–1841 ) and the most famous was his great-grandson, also called Tyrone Power ( 1914–58 ). It is not found as a surname in Ireland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Leland H Tyrone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leland H Tyrone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leland H Tyrone, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.