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William Tyler (1644 - Abt 1692)


William Tyler was born 1644, and died Abt. 1692 in Milford, New Haven, CT.  He married Abigail Terrell  Abt. 1662 in Milford, New Haven, CT, daughter of Roger Terrell and Abigail Ufford.  She was born August 1644, and died 1693 in Milford, New Haven, CT.  Nothing is known about William Tyler's origin, other than he is said to be born in Milford, CT.  However, there is some reason to believe his family came from Devonshire, England. There is a family tradition that John Tyler had visited the family relatives in Devonshire England.

The Tyler's which I belong are called "the Wallingford" line.  According to Willard Irving Tyler Brigham (William Tyler Genealogy, Albany: The Brandon Printing Co., 1912), "The real home of this line is Wallingford, Connecticut where William's (Tyler, 1644 - abt 1692) sons William and John, the only males who had issue, removed early and left numerous descendants.  The first two generations of this family figure in New Haven, Milford, Derby, and Wallingford, all early settlements in the present New Haven County."

    Children of William Tyler and Abigail Terrell are

              1.  Mary Tyler, b. 1662, CT
              2.  Elizabeth Tyler, b. 1663; m. Joseph Rundle.
              3.  Abigail Tyler b. 1664; m. William Rundle
              4.  William Tyler, b. 1665, New London Co, CT; d. July 21, 1749, Wallingford, CT.
              5.
  John Tyler, b. Abt. 1667, Milford, New Haven, CT; d. November 22, 1741, Wallingford, CT.
              6.
  Unknown Tyler, b. February 1669/70.
              7.  Sarah Tyler  b. 1671, Milford, New Haven, CT; d. 1697, Milford, New Haven, CT.
              8.  Hannah Tyler, b. 1672, Milford, New Haven, CT; d. June 25, 1721, New Haven, CT; m. Nathaniel Andrews,
                   December 13, 1705, Wallingford, CT.
             9.  Thomas Tyler, b. November 22, 1674, Milford, New Haven, CT; d. March 12, 1702/03.
            10. Ephriam Tyler, b. 1676, Milford, New Haven, CT.
            11. Ruth Tyler, b. February 10, 1677/78, Milford, New Haven,  CT.

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