Biography of Martin C. Tyler

Tyler, Martin C., p. o. Morganville, N. Y., was born in Wyoming county. N. Y., November 2, 1830 His father, David Tyler, was born in Ovid, N. Y.. February 22, 1797. and was a carpenter by trade. He married Phoebe Osborn, and their children were Lyman M., Marie L., Moses G., James M., Jedediah O., Martin C., Sallie A. and Mary A. Mr. Tyler died July 14, 1867. M. C. Tyler was educated in the common schools and has always been a farmer. In December, 1861, he enlisted as a private in the Civil war, participating in the battle of Shiloh at Pittsburg Landing; was seriously wounded at the siege of Vicksburg, and after engaging in the battles in the vicinity of Atlanta, went with General Sherman on his famous march to the sea; he was discharged in December, 1865. In 1866 Mr. Tyler married Julia A., daughter of Harry Frances of Lenox; they have one daughter, Marcia F. Mr. Tyler is of sterling integrity and has always been identified with the best interests of his town.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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