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  • ID: I26
  • Name: William Riley Tyson
  • Sex: M
  • 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.

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      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

      Marriage 1 Ann Eliza Rutledge b: 5 AUG 1827 in Tn
      • Married: 15 NOV 1845 in Gibson Co, Tn at the Rutledge Home 2
      • Event: in Minister was John W. Needham 3
      Children
      1. Has Children Henry Clay Tyson b: 5 NOV 1847 in Gibson Co., Tn
      2. Has No Children Emily Jane Tyson b: 23 JUN 1849 in Gibson Co, Tn
      3. Has Children Harriett Josephine Tyson b: 29 MAR 1851 in Gibson Co, Tn
      4. Has Children Jubie Freedona Tyson b: 18 JUN 1853 in Gibson Co, Tn
      5. Has Children William (Billy B.) Benjamin Tyson b: 11 NOV 1857 in Gibson Co, Tn
      6. Has Children Mary White (Aunt Whitey) Tyson b: 29 NOV 1859 in Gibson Co, Tn
      7. Has No Children Paralee Tyson b: 3 OCT 1861 in Gibson Co, Tn
      8. Has No Children Jasper Tyson b: 14 SEP 1862 in Gibson Co, Tn
      9. Has No Children Ruben Thomas Telfer Tyson b: 14 SEP 1865 in Gibson Co, Tn

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: 1880 census of Gibson Co, Tn
        Note:
        1880 census of Gibson Co, Tn
      2. Abbrev: from Tyson Family Bible located at Sadie & Carl Holt's house in Dyer, Tn
        Note:
        from Tyson Family Bible located at Sadie & Carl Holt's house in Dyer, Tn
      3. Abbrev: Tyson Family Bible Located at the Home of Sadie and Carl Holt, Dyer, Tn.
        Note:
        Tyson Family Bible Located at the Home of Sadie and Carl Holt, Dyer, Tn.

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