Sydney Woodrow Tyson

28 March 1913–31 March 1996 (Age 83)
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States

The Life of Sydney Woodrow

When Sydney Woodrow Tyson was born on 28 March 1913, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States, his father, Martin "Mark" James Tyson Sr., was 54 and his mother, Addie Whidby, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Vera Winnifred Tyson Branson. He lived in Massee, Cook, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 31 March 1996, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Arlington Park Cemetery, Arlington, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Sydney Woodrow Tyson
Vera Winnifred Tyson Branson
James Woodrow Tyson

Spouse and Children



    James Woodrow Tyson


Parents and Siblings

    Martin "Mark" James Tyson Sr.


    Addie Whidby




World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 1

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Dyson ( see Dye ).2 English: nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’.3 Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Woodard Tyson in household of Martin J Tyson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Woodrow Tyson in entry for James Woodrow Tyson and Grace Wheelbarger Ward, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Woodrow Tyson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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