Biography of Lonzo Tyler
Kern County, CA Biographies





LONZO TYLER, since 1876 a resident of Kern County, is a native of Gallia County, Ohio, born March 22, 1849. His father, Isaac Tyler, was a farmer, and left Ohio, locating in Johnson County, Kansas, in 1856 Alonzo, the second youngest of a family of five children, remained with his father in Kansas until 1875, and then came to California, locating in Visalia, Tulare County, for a year. In the fall of that year he commenced work on the Greenfields ranch, where he remained until July, 1889, when he took up his residence on his own property. Mr. Tyler's father died at his home in Johnson County, Kansas, in 1866. His mother, whose maiden name was Eunice E. Holcomb, is now spending the declining, years of her life with him. Mr. Tyler is well known in Kern County as a reliable and straightforward citizen. He has a fine ranch on the north side of Kern river, about seven miles northwest of Bakersfield.

From:
Memorial and Biographical History
of the counties of
Fresno, Tulare and Kern,
California
The Lewis Publishing Company
Chicago 1891


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