Capt James Tyler

Capt James Tyler

Birth
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Nov 1754 (aged 70)
Griswold, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Griswold, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 48390046 · View Source
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CAPTAIN JAMES TYLER (Hopestill), born in Andover, Mass., December 28, 1683; died in Griswold, Conn., November 2, 1754; married (1), October 8, 1705, Hannah Safford, who died November 24, 1728, in her forty-seventh year; daughter of Joseph and Mary (Baker) Safford, of Ipswich, who owned land in Norwich, Conn.; married (2), September 2, 17— ("Sary Juet"), Sarah Jewett. Nothing is known of the origin of his title, but he is called "Captain" on his tombstone, and in the town records. He lived in the northern part of Preston, Conn., now known as Griswold, where the children were born. His will was dated October 3, 1753, and probated February 25, 1755, in Norwich.

Children:
1) Moses Tyler, born Feb. 19, 1707.
2) James Tyler, born Dec. 22, 1708; died Preston Mar. 10, 1736; m. Oct. 7, 1731, Hester Bishop of Lisbon, Conn.
3) Hannah Tyler, born Oct. 11, 1711; died in 1797; m. Jan. 30, 1738, William Denison.
4) Mary Tyler, born Sept. 13, 1714; m. Oct. 15, 1734, David Perry.
5) Mehitable Tyler, twin to Mary; m. Nov. 22, 1732, Joseph Freeman.
6) Joseph Tyler, born Nov. 8, 1717; died in Preston Oct. 13, 1807; m. Sep. 24, 1741 Anna Stephens (1719-1805).
7) Samuel Tyler, born Feb. 20, 1719; died Dec. 16, 1722.
8) John Tyler, born Dec. 29, 1721.

~The Tyler Genealogy: The Descendants of Job Tyler, of Andover, Massachusetts, 1619-1700, Volume 1; Willard Irving Tyler Brigham; C. B. Tyler, 1912.

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  • Created by: John Beckstein
  • Added: 20 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48390046
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James Tyler (28 Dec 1683–2 Nov 1754), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48390046, citing Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by John Beckstein (contributor 46939506) .