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William Tyler (abt. 1755 - 1836)

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William "Walking Billy" Tyler
Born about in Shephardstown, Berkley County, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Jefferson County, Kentucky, USAmap
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William Tyler, son of Edward Tyler and Nancy Ann Langley, was born on 1 Oct. 1755 at Prince George's County, Maryland.[1]

He married Sarah "Sally" Williams..[1]

William and Sarah had ten children.

William died on 23 Sep. 1836 at Jefferson County, Kentucky and was buried at William Tyler Cemetery, Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky. His memorial has an interesting biography, a photo of a headstone and links to those of family members. .[1]


  • The Families of Elizabeth Betsy Tyler Coberly, by Don Coberly, pub. 2014,

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave: Memorial #58990548

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The information on Find-A-Grave is not sourced. Here is a link to a website with info on Walking Billy.

All of the children were born in Kentucky.

posted by Michael Tyler

William is 21 degrees from Danielle Liard, 15 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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