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Cornelius Tison
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Birth: 1790
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1863
Berrien County
Georgia, USA

The surname is found in most records as Tison, but descendents have spelled the name as Tison and Tyson. Carnelius Tison was the son of Isaac and Elizabeth Tison.

Cornelius Tison is found:
1830 Irwin Co, GA; 1840 Dist 690 Irwin Co, GA; 1850 Irwin Co, GA; 1860 Berrien Co, GA age 68 born NC as head of house, no wife, son James and family are in the home.

According to Huxford-Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia V 1; Cornelius and wife Elizabeth are bur Flat Creek Cem, Berrien Co, GA both unmarked.

They had 8 children according to Huxford vol I; however, corrections listed in vol 3 p 320 states the Littleberry was a brother to Cornelius rather than a son. The source of this info was listed as found in Deed Book NKA p 77 Montogomery Co, GA.

The 7 children of Cornelius and Barbara:
1-Wiley.....1818 m. 1st Mariah Roberts [they bur ? ]
m. 2nd Mrs. Rachel Herrin Graves
2-William...1820 m. Elizabeth Taylor [they bur ?]
3-Matthew...1824 m. Eliza E Crosby [they bur Crossroads, Cook, GA]
4-James.....1825 m. Martha Grantham [they bur ?]
5-Pleasant..1827 m. Mary Patterson [they bur ?]
6-Seaborn...1828 m. 1st Nancy Griner [he bur Flat Creek, Berrien, Ga
m. 2nd Rachel Bennett [she bur Flat Creek, Berrien, GA]
7-Simeon....1829 m. Elizabeth ? [they bur ?]

Child # 3-Matthew 1824 was later found in records as Sr. and known as 'Math'.
Child # 6-Seaborn 1828 was later found in records as Sr.

Family links: 
  Barbara Hayman Tison (1785 - 1858)
  Wiley Tison (1812 - 1883)*
  Pleasant C. Tyson (1817 - 1880)*
  William Tyson (1820 - 1870)*
  Matthew Tyson (1821 - 1900)*
  James Tison (1825 - 1883)*
  Seaborn B. Tyson (1827 - 1905)*
  Simeon Tison (1829 - 1910)*
*Calculated relationship
Flat Creek Cemetery
Berrien County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Judy Annis
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97053202

 Added: Jul. 27, 2016
Researching our family has been so rewarding. RIP to my 5 times great-grandfather.
- LCopeland
 Added: May. 28, 2016
A descendant of William son of Cornelius & Barbara. Would welcome contact from relatives, via email on my contributor page.
- R L Snyder
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
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