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Major Tyler
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1754
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1833
Columbia County
New York, USA

Major Tyler has pension #W20102 (widow: Hannah) found in the National Archives. In that pension is a Bible page that records Hannah & Major's first 13 children. For some reason the last child Phoebe was not included. It is possible that her name was lost due to the extreme deterioration of the Bible page edges. Personal inspection of the actual Bible page at the National Archives in Washington DC in 1992 verified that there was partial writing below the last legible entry (James) which was most likely Phebe's name & birthdate.
I believe that Phoebe is buried near her parents and have listed her at #61276155. Major Tyler is Daughters of the American Revolution ancestor #A117683

The pension record for Major Tyler can be found at fold3.com (formerly footnote.com). The Bible page is reproduced on page 13 of the file. It is very difficult to read but has been transcribed on p.27.

Daughter Alzada Tyler Huson is findagrave #12137518

Other children listed in Bible record:
Platt B Tyler b. 8 Feb 1783
Nathaniel Tyler b. 18 Feb 1787
Semanthy Tyler (Truesdale) b. 17 Jan 1789 d.3 May 1884 Kane Co. IL
Hannah Tyler b. 22 Mar 1791
Elisabeth Tyler b. 25 Jul 1794

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Brown Tyler (1761 - 1848)
 
 Children:
  Fanny Tyler Olmsted (1778 - 1857)*
  Sarah Tyler Rodman (1779 - 1851)*
  John Tyler (1781 - 1858)*
  Anna Tyler Lamont (1785 - 1864)*
  Major M Tyler (1792 - 1883)*
  Alzada Tyler Huson (1796 - 1875)*
  George Tyler (1798 - 1839)*
  James J Tyler (1800 - 1838)*
  Phebe Tyler (1804 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
(on original headstone) "Died Aug.17, 1833 aged 78 years"
 
Note: Photo of original stone was taken about 1995. It has since been destroyed & I replaced it with a VA marker (& reset in concrete). The DAR marker has disappeared too.
 
Burial:
Methodist Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery
North Hillsdale
Columbia County
New York, USA
 
Created by: S Mulrey
Record added: Nov 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61034123
Major Tyler
Added by: S Mulrey
 
Major Tyler
Added by: S Mulrey
 
Major Tyler
Added by: S Mulrey
 
 
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Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace.
- SKP
 Added: May. 26, 2014

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