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John Tyler Waugh (1738 - 1789)

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John Tyler [uncertain] (Tyler) [uncertain] Waugh
Born in Stafford County, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Faquier, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Overton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jan 2016
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John Tyler Waugh was born in February 1738 to William Waugh and Margaret Tyler.

Most of the wills in the family, as well as deeds and court documents, refer to him as "Tyler". However, he has also been called John Tyler Waugh.[1]

His family tree, including siblings, parents, and grandparents on his mother's side, are proven by the will of his maternal grandfather John Tyler.

Military Service: Virginia, USA. He served with the Continental Troops as a Private.[2]

Residence 1768 Stafford County, VA. [3]

Born (February 28, 1739). Overton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia.


He died on 5 February 1789 in Overton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia, United States.


  • Virginia Marriage Records, 1700-1850, page 618 for Tyler Waugh and Mary Crump on 23 August 1773 in Fauquier, Virginia. It says Fauquier County Marriage Bonds.
  • Virginia Marriages for Tyler Waugh and Mary Crump on 25 August 1773 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
  • Crozier, William Armstrong. Early Virginia Marriages. Baltimore, MD, USA: Southern Book Co., 1953. Page 11 for Tyler Waugh and Mary Crump.
  • 1768 Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890 in Stafford County, Virginia. Rental Rolls for Taylor Waugh.
  • 1772 Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890 in Fairfax County, Virginia for Taylor Waugh. Rental Rolls.

  1. Thompson, Fred M., "Waugh-Sloan-Tyler-Brown-Henry Families." In his manuscript, Thompson referred to communications with Waugh descendants regarding the name, as well as a "letter of 1850" in which George Waugh is said to have stated the name of his father as "John Tyler".
  2. Source: #S142
  3. Source: #S57
  • Source: S142 U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S57 Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890 Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Repository: #R1

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