Name: William Riley Tyson
Birth: 2 JAN 1822 in Moore Co, NC 1
Death: 7 JUN 1887 in Gibson Co, Tn
Burial: North Union Cem, Gibson Co, Tn
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From Goodspeed History of Tn.
William R. Tyson is a resident of the Twenty-fourth District,
of Gibson County, Tenn., and is a son of Benjamin and
Hannah (Williams) Tyson, who were born in North Carolina.
Our subject was born in Moore County, N. C., January 2, 1822,
and was brought to Tennessee by his parents in 1825.
He has followed agricultural pursuits from boyhood, and
has been reasonably successful. He owns 150 acres of
valuable and well improved land, and has reared and
educated a large family of children. November 15, 1845, he and
Ann Eliza Rutledge were united in marriage. She is a daughter
of Elzy and Judith Rutledge, of Gibson County, and has borne
her husband five sons and four daughters: Henry C., Emily J.,
Harriet J., Juda F., William B., Mary W., Parilee T., Jasper
and Reuben. Mr. Tyson is of Scotch-Irish descent, and in
politics is a Democrat. He is a member of the F. & A. M. and I. O. O. F.
1880 census of Gibson Co shows son, Henry Clay Tyson and his wife, Elizabeth
living in this household. The location was listed as Possom Pond, Gibson Co, Tn (page 372A).
Father: Benjamin P Tyson b: 14 OCT 1788 in Moore County, N.C.
Mother: Hannah Williams b: 22 JUL 1792 in NC
Ann Eliza Rutledge b: 5 AUG 1827 in Tn
15 NOV 1845
in Gibson Co, Tn at the Rutledge Home 2
in Minister was John W. Needham 3
- Henry Clay Tyson b: 5 NOV 1847 in Gibson Co., Tn
- Emily Jane Tyson b: 23 JUN 1849 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Harriett Josephine Tyson b: 29 MAR 1851 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Jubie Freedona Tyson b: 18 JUN 1853 in Gibson Co, Tn
- William (Billy B.) Benjamin Tyson b: 11 NOV 1857 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Mary White (Aunt Whitey) Tyson b: 29 NOV 1859 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Paralee Tyson b: 3 OCT 1861 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Jasper Tyson b: 14 SEP 1862 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Ruben Thomas Telfer Tyson b: 14 SEP 1865 in Gibson Co, Tn
- Abbrev: 1880 census of Gibson Co, Tn
1880 census of Gibson Co, Tn
- Abbrev: from Tyson Family Bible located at Sadie & Carl Holt's house in Dyer, Tn
from Tyson Family Bible located at Sadie & Carl Holt's house in Dyer, Tn
- Abbrev: Tyson Family Bible Located at the Home of Sadie and Carl Holt, Dyer, Tn.
Tyson Family Bible Located at the Home of Sadie and Carl Holt, Dyer, Tn.