Nellie Gray Tyler

1 November 1876–29 September 1964 (Age 87)
Fishing Creek, Dorchester, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nellie Gray

When Nellie Gray Tyler was born on 1 November 1876, in Fishing Creek, Dorchester, Maryland, United States, her father, Matthew Travers Tyler, was 38 and her mother, Angeline Creighton, was 33. She married Joseph Edward Walters in 1897, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Hooper Islands, Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1910 and Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1920. She died on 29 September 1964, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edward Walters
Nellie Gray Tyler
Marriage: 1897
Florence Walter
Elbertha I Walters
Irene A Walter
Anna B Walter
J Edward Walter

Spouse and Children

Maryland, United States


    Florence Walter


    Elbertha I Walters


    Irene A Walter


    Anna B Walter


    J Edward Walter


Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Travers Tyler





    Walter Beverly Tyler



    Matthew Tyler


    Lillie Virginia Tyler



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Kellie G Walters in household of J Edward Walters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie G Walter in household of Joseph E Walter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie G Walter in household of Edward Walter, "United States Census, 1900"

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