Vertie Mae <I>Detrow</I> Tyson

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Vertie Mae Detrow Tyson

  • Birth 20 May 1896 Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 12 Nov 1977 Hemet, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 103656263

Tyson Burial this Morning

Memorial services for Verdie May Tyson, 81 were in the First Christian Church of Hemet this morning at 10:30am. Mrs. Tyson died Saturday at a local convalescent hospital. Interment was private. Virgin Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Tyson came to California 18 years ago and moved to Hemet in 1963. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Hemet.

Survivors incluse her son Robert Tyson of Salem, Ohio; a stepson Glen H Blosser of Blasdell, NY; a step daughter Bernice Wakefield of Orrville, Ohio and a cousin Effie Martin of Youngstown, Ohio.

Virtie Mae Detrow married Frank Tyson May 20, 1924. Virtie was Frank's 3rd wife.

Frank Tyson was born to Jacob Tyson & Lovina Bloom

He first married Dora May Brown August 1, 1901, she was the daughter of Charles Edward Brown & Barbara McAffee. She died September 8, 1907 - 8 days after her 4 day old son died. She was in failing health for over a year or more. Dora & Frank had 3 children;

Gladis Leona Tyson (1904-1904)
Bernice Nettie Tyson Gavin Wakefield (1905-1989)
Baby Boy Tyson - born Aug 27, 1907 died Aug 31, 1907

Frank then married Nellie A Blosser April 3, 1909, She was the daughter of Henry Blosser & Mary Detwiler. Nellie died December 4, 1913 as a result of an explosion.

Frank & Nellie had 1 child

Galen H Tyson born November 27, 1912 - after the death of his mother Galen went to live with his maternal grandparents - Henry & Mary Blosser. I believe his name was legally changed to Galen H Blosser.

Frank married Virtie May 20, 1924, she was the daughter of
John H Detrow & Barbara Martin

They had 1 child together which was my grandfather Robert LeRoy Tyson

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  • Added: 16 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103656263
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