Jan. 9, 1914 Nashville Davidson County Tennessee, USA
He was married to Hattie Mai Shumate after a six week whirlwind courtship in 1903. The couple had two children, Allison M. Tyler Jr and Harriette Tyler.
Allison M. Tyler Sr. died as the result of a gunshot wound he received in a pistol duel. The duel took place in Hickman. He was transported to Nashville TN for treatment. The death certificate indicates he died from shock and listed his death as a homicide.