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Leon Evers Tyson
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1878
Chatfield
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1959
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA

DAVENPORT MORNING DEMOCRAT JULY 12 1959 P 6B
"LEON TYSON
Leon Tyson, 80, of 513 W 13th St, Davenport died at 12:34 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital.
Born in Fillmore County, Minn., he married Mary Louis Adler June 29, 1907. She preceded him in death.
He was a retired employee of the Rock Island Arsenal.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Wenona Williams, Lawndale, Calif. and a nephew, Howard of Oswego, Calif.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Runge Chapel. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery."

He first wife was Mary Louise ADLER; Born in Wisconsin AUG 5 1873 and died JAN 27 1930 in Davenport Iowa. She was the daughter of George and Elizabeth Mueller, both German immigrants who settled in Wisconsin.

He married my Maternal Great Grandmother, Eliza ELLEN ELIZABETH LIZA C. Burtlow CONGER SKINNER, June 14, 1936. No one knows what happened to the marriage. They parted sometime in the late 1940's. She died in 1949 while living with one of her daughter's in Davenport. She is quite pointedly left out of his obit.

FROM Ancestors of Jacqueline (Martineau) Herzog (1926-1995) BY Dave Herzog found on rootsweb.com:
1.Leon Tyson was born SEP 1879 in Chatfield, Fillmore, Minnesota, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. He was the son of 2. W. H. Tyson and 3. Mary Carolyn Tait.
2.W. H. Tyson was born ABT 1851 in Pennsylvania, and died BEF 1 APR 1900 in Bloomington Twp., McLean County, Illinois. He was the son of 4. Oswald Tyson and 5. Mary Ann Cox.
3.Mary Carolyn Tait was born FEB 1857 in Missouri, and died BEF 11 JUN 1900 in Bloomington Twp., McLean County, Illinois.

Children of Mary Carolyn Tait and W. H. Tyson are: i.Charles P. Tyson was born 19 JUN 1876 in Chatfield, Fillmore, Minnesota, and died 13 NOV 1952 in Oswego, Labette, Kansas. He married Pearl May Haithcock ABT 1901 in Unknown. She was born ABT 1881 in Missouri, and died AFT 30 MAR 1920 in Unknown. 1. ii.Leon Tyson was born SEP 1879 in Chatfield, Fillmore, Minnesota, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. iii.Ross Alton Tyson was born 12 JAN 1881 in Illinois, and died 15 MAR 1954 in Culver City, Los Angeles, California. He married Arminda Bessie Cox 3 JUN 1920 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa. She was born 6 AUG 1890 in Alba, Jasper, Missouri, and died 23 MAY 1974 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. iv.Montgomery A. Tyson was born 27 NOV 1884 in Illinois, and died 26 OCT 1941 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. v.Winona Tyson was born OCT 1888 in Illinois, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown.
Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

4.Oswald Tyson was born 17 MAR 1815 in Abington (MM?), Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and died AFT 26 JUL 1860 in Unknown.
5.Mary Ann Cox was born ABT 1820 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. She was the daughter of 10. Jonathan Cox and 11. Ann Tyson.

Children of Mary Ann Cox and Oswald Tyson are: i.Rachel Ann Tyson was born ABT 1842 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. ii.Emily E. Tyson was born ABT 1844 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. iii.Jonathon H. Tyson was born ABT 1846 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. iv.Josephine J. Tyson was born ABT 1848 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. v.Thomas C. Tyson was born ABT 1849 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown.2. vi.W. H. Tyson was born ABT 1851 in Pennsylvania, and died BEF 1 APR 1900 in Bloomington Twp., McLean County, Illinois. He married Mary Carolyn Tait ABT 1875 in Unknown. She was born FEB 1857 in Missouri, and died BEF 11 JUN 1900 in Bloomington Twp., McLean County, Illinois. vii.S. C. Tyson was born ABT 1856 in Pennsylvania, and died UNKNOWN in Unknown. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Ellen Burtlow Conger Skinner Tyson (1872 - 1948)
  Mary Louise Adler Tyson (1873 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: DEE
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66782536
Leon Evers Tyson
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