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Edward Tyler II (abt. 1719 - abt. 1802)

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Edward Tyler II
Born about in Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's, Marylandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1750 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Jefferson, Kentucky, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 29 Jan 2020 | Created 19 Jul 2009 | Last significant change: 29 Jan 2020
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Harry Truman is the great, great, great grand son of Edward Tyler.


Edward Tyler was the son of Elizabeth Duvall and Edward Tyler. He was also the progenitor of the Tyler family in Jefferson County, Kentucky (Louisville area). He was married to Ann Langley and they reportedly had 10 children. The Tyler Cemetery is also known as the Edward Tyler Cemetery after him.


  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2017-04-05), entry for Edward TYLER.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed 5 Dec 2018), "Record of Edward Tyler", Ancestor # A117646.
  • Brogan, Hugh and Charles Mosley, American Presidential Families, New York: Macmillan Publishing Company (1993), 657.
  • Cheney, Lynne, Blue Skies, No Fences: A Memoir of Childhood and Family, New York: Threshold Editions (2009), Chart on pages 308-309.
  • Corbly, Don, Pastor John Corbly, Raleigh, North Carolina: (2008), 86.
  • Doliante, Sharon J., Maryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (1991), 110.
  • Kleber, John E., editor, The Encyclopedia of Louisville, Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky (2001), 895.
  • Newman, Harry Wright, Mareen Duvall of Middle Plantation: A Genealogical History of Mareen Duvall, Gent., of the Province of Maryland . . ., Washington: Published by the author (1952), 168, 181-182.
  • Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 565-566.
  • Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, vol. 29 (1947), p. 38
  • Prince George's County, Maryland, Register of Wills, Will Book Vol. 1, folio 338 (will of Samuel Duvall, names "beloved grandson Edward Tyler")

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