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Mary Irby (Tyler)

Birthplace: Stafford Co, VA
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hon. John Tyler and Anne Tyler
Wife of Rev. William Irby
Mother of Mary Frances Morgan
Sister of Gov. John Tyler, Sr.; Joanna Bouldin; Elizabeth Greenhow and Edith Tyler

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About Mary Irby

ID: I0112

Name: Mary Adelaide Tyler

Sex: F

Birth: ABT. 1749 in Charles City Co. area, Virginia


William & Mary Quarterly

IRBY--Mary Tyler, sister of John Tyler, Governor of Virginia from 1808 to 1811, married John Irby, of South Carolina. Issue, five daughters and one son son of John Tyler, of James City county, and grandson of Henry Tyler, of York county, was born in James City county about 1715, and died in

Williamsburg in August, 1773. He was long marshal of the vice-admiralty court of the colony. He married Anne, daughter of Dr. Lewis Contesse, a French Huguenot physician, and had issue: 1. Mary, who married John Irby, of Charles City county. 2. Elizabeth, who married John Greenhow. 3. Rachel, married (first) William Drummond, (second) Stith Hardyman. 4. Anne, who married Dr. Anthony Tucker Dixon. 5. Louis. 6. John, governor of Virginia from 1808-1811. 7. Joanna, married Major Wood Bouldin, of

Charlotte county

Other documents state that Mary Tyler married Rev. William Irby, Jr. Perhaps she married two brothers, after the death of the first.

Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine

Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine - Page 301

by Lyon Gardiner Tyler - Virginia - 1967

Mary Tyler, sister of John Tyler, Governor of Virginia, married William Irby,

Jr., not John Irby as stated. There is a deed dated Nov. ...

by Tyler Family Association, Willard Irving Tyler Brigham, Tyler Family Association - 1886

Page 13

Mary married Mr. William Irby of Charles City County, and was the mother of three

daughters, one of whom was the mother of US Senator John Tyler Morgan

Father: John \Jr\ Tyler b: ABT. 1716 in Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

Mother: Anne Contesse b: 1725 in Williamsburg, VA

Marriage 1 William \Rev\ Irby b: ABT. 1745 in Charles City Co., Virginia

Married: ABT. 1790 in Charles City Co., VA


Nancy (Ann) Contesse Irby b: 22 APR 1793 in Virginia
Frances Irby b: 31 JAN 1795 in Virginia
Lucy Irby b: ABT. 1799 in VA
Catherine (Kitty) Irby b: 18 NOV 1800 in Virginia
John Tyler Irby b: 1803 in Tennessee
Mary Adelaide Irby b: 24 JUN 1804 in maybe, Kingsport, Tennessee
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Mary Irby's Timeline

March 1750
Stafford Co, VA
January 31, 1795
Age 44