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Robert Tyler

Birthplace: Charles City, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Tyler, 10 President of the United States and Letitia Tyler
Husband of Priscilla Cooper
Father of Grace Rae Tyler Scott; Priscilla Cooper Goodwyn; Julia Campbell Tyson; Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Tyler and Letitia Tyler
Brother of Mary Jones; John Tyler; Letitia Christian Semple (Tyler); Elizabeth Waller; Alice Dennison and 3 others
Half brother of David Gardiner Tyler; John Alexander Alexander Tyler; Julia Gardiner Gardiner Spencer; Lachlan Tyler M.D.; Robert Fitzwalter Tyler and 1 other

Occupation: Lawyer; Register of the Confederate Treasury, Newspaper Ed
Managed by: Scott Smith
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About Robert Tyler

Robert TYLER was born on 9 Sep 1816 in Charles City County, Virginia. He died on 3 Dec 1877 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama. Parents: John TYLER (10th President of the USA) and Letitia CHRISTIAN.

Spouse: Priscilla COOPER. Robert TYLER and Priscilla COOPER were married on 12 Sep 1839 in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Civil War Confederate Official. He served during the Civil War as the Confederate Register of the Treasury.

The son of 10th United States President John Tyler, he worked as his father's private secretary during his administration. In 1839, he published the book, "Poems Comprising The Last Man; The Elements of the Beautiful and Death." As the Civil War began, he pledged his loyalty to the Confederacy.

When Montgomery became the capitol, his daughter, Letitia, reportedly raised the first Confederate Flag on the Capitol Building. As the Register of the Confederate Treasury, his signature appeared on many Confederate dollar bills. After the War, he moved to Alabama and worked as the editor of the "Montgomery Advertiser" newspaper. 
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Robert Tyler's Timeline

September 9, 1816
Charles City, Virginia, United States
September 12, 1839
Age 23
Bristol, PA
May 1845
Age 28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 32
January 1852
Age 35
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 37
December 3, 1877
Age 61
Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States