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Col John Tyler, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1819
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1896
Washington, USA

Son of John Tyler,the 10th President of the United States,lawyer, and politician. He served as a private secretary during his father's presidency. During the Mexican War, he was captain of the Virginia infantry. He was a Colonel in the Confederate States Army and assistant secretary of war for the confederacy. After the war, he lived most of his life in poverty. He was originally interred in a public vault at the Congressional cemetery in Washington. His gravestone reads as follows " John Tyler Jr., Virginia, captain of the 13th U.S. infantry, Mexican War". 
 
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 Parents:
  John Tyler (1790 - 1862)
  Letitia Tyler (1790 - 1842)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Tyler Jones (1815 - 1847)*
  Robert Tyler (1816 - 1877)*
  John Tyler (1819 - 1896)
  Letitia Tyler Semple (1821 - 1907)*
  Elizabeth Tyler Waller (1823 - 1850)*
  Anna Contesse Tyler (1825 - 1825)*
  Alice Tyler Denison (1828 - 1854)*
  Tazewell Tyler (1830 - 1874)*
  David Gardiner Tyler (1846 - 1927)**
  John Alexander Tyler (1848 - 1883)**
  Julia Gardner Tyler Spencer (1849 - 1871)**
  Lachlan Tyler (1851 - 1902)**
  Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1853 - 1935)**
  Robert Fitzwalter Tyler (1856 - 1927)**
  Pearl Tyler Ellis (1860 - 1947)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: sect 1, site 779-WH
 
Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
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- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Mar. 26, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 18, 2014
May GOD Bless You CSA Col. John Tyler, Jr. ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of c...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
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