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Henry Tyler

Birthplace: Shropshire, , England
Death: Died in Middle Plantation, York, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Laurence Tyler and Dorothy Joan Tyler
Husband of Anne Armstead
Father of Daniel Tyler; John Tyler; Henry Tyler, II and David Tyler
Brother of Roger Tyler; John TYLER; Mary TYLER; Job Tyler; Moses Tyler and 2 others

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About Henry Tyler

From RootsWeb WorldConnect:

HENRY TYLER OF ENGLAND, was a member of an ancient Shropshire family that is thought to have been originally from Wales, and represented in Great Britian in the elder line by the late Sir William Tyler and Sir Charles Tyler of Parliment and Admiralty.

John Henry was one of three Tyler brothers who came from England about 1638 - 1640. The three Tyler brothers settled separately in VA, Mass, and CT. Henry's given name was John Henry Tyler. Which makes good sense seeing that he named his children John and Henry. In turn his children named their children Johns, Henrys and Moses, Charles and Job after his brothers, their uncles. The only evidence we have is an extract from Lawrence Tyler's will naming his children. It is suspected that one of the three Tylers was not a brother but an uncle, Roger Tyler, who settled in New Haven, Conn. We place these Tylers here so we can present their family lines.

Henry, settled in Charles City, VA in 1652. In Vol. III, of the Virginia Land Register is the record of a Patent in Henry Tylers name dated Jan 7, 1652, locating 254 acres in Middle Plantation, VA, due to him by and for transporting to this colony six persons. This land is the land upon the Palace of the Royal Govenor was built. Henry is a descendant of Wat Tyler, according to G.C. Greer in his "Early Virginia Immigrants". Furthermore, John Tyler the 10th president of the US refers to being related to Wat Tyler, the blacksmith and English Rebel, in a speech. John Tyler, the president, is a descendant of Henry.

Henry Tyler lived in the outskirts of what is now the city of Williamsburg, Virginia.

At June Court 1672, Ann Tyler his relic, (Henry), entered a record of Deed of Gift disposing of her separate estate among her three sons, Henry, John and Daniel. There were no heirs by his first wife Mary. Two children of Henry and Anne went on to have many descendants: His oldest son, Henry Tyler stayed in VA and his line is the 10th President John Tyler's line. John Tyler the second son of Henry and Anne moved to Hanover, VA and then his line of descendants migrated to North Carolina and later to South Carolina. This line of John Tyler's can be considered "The Southern Tylers". The Tylers migrated heavily after the Revolutionary War, to Texas, Missouri, Mississippi and Louisiana.

In 1-7-1652 Henry was grnted 254 Acres of land for importing himself and wife Mary and 4 other persons to Middle Plantation, VA. He was the original grantee of land upon which the Governers palace was erected, where it now stands. He was also a sheriff, coroner and Justice of the Peace in 1658. He was a churchman of Bruton parish, an architect, aristrocrat, wealthy and educated man. See the Letters and Times of Tylers, Vol. 36 -37

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Henry Tyler's Timeline

Shropshire, , England
Age 54
York, Virginia, USA
Age 58
York, Virginia, USA
Age 59
York, Virginia, United States
Age 60
York, Virginia
Age 68
Middle Plantation, York, Virginia, USA