J. C. TYLER, farmer, P.O. Mount Vernon, is a native of Jefferson
County, Ill., born on the 28th day of March, 1829. His father, James H.
TYLER, was a native of Sumner County, Tenn., and was one of the early settlers
of this county. He died here in the spring of 1877, having been a resident
of the county for about sixty years. His wife, Catherine (CASEY) TYLER,
is one of the oldest living settlers of this county. She was born December
15, 1809, and is the mother of five children, of whom two sons and one
daughter are now living. Our subject was raised on a farm and educated
in the common schools. He is one of the successful farmers of Jefferson
County, and is the owner of 185 acres of good land. He was married October
30, 1850 to Miss Martha H. MAXEY, who has borne him six children,all of
whom are now dead except Ida M. Mr. TYLER is now serving his third term
as Township Supervisor. He is a Republican in politics, an active member
of the A F & A M and 
I O O F, and with his wife, unites with the Methodist Episcopal Church. Source: "History of Jefferson County, Illinois" Wm. Henry Perrin Submitted by Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera Nov 2, 1997

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