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Jtyler

John Tyler, 10th President of the United States






TermEdit

10th President of the United States
Whig
April 4, 1841 - March 4, 1845  (51-54)
Preceded by William Henry Harrison
Succeeded by James K. Polk


10th Vice President of the United States
March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841  (50-51)
Preceded by Richard M. Johnson
Succeeded by George M. Dallas


23rd Governor of Virginia
December 10, 1825 - March 4, 1827  (35-36)
Preceded by James Pleasants
Succeeded by William Branch Giles


DataEdit

Full Name John Tyler
Born  March 29, 1790
Birthplace Charles City County, Virginia
Alma Mater College of William and Mary  (1807)
Died January 18, 1862  (71 years)
Deathplace Richmond, Virginia


ParentsEdit

John Tyler
Born February 28, 1747
Father: John Tyler  (1714-73) (59 years)
Mother: Anne Morris Contesse  (1718-74) (56 years)
Married: 1777-97  (20 years, widowed)
Died January 6, 1813  (65 years)


Mary Marot Armistead
Born 1761
Father: Robert Booth Armistead  (1738-66) (28 years)
Mother: Anne Shields  (1742-97) (55 years)
Children: 8
Died April 5, 1797  (35-36 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Anne Contesse Tyler  (1778-1803) (25 years)

(married 1795  James Semple  (1768-1834) (66 years))

2. Elizabeth Armistead Tyler  (1780-1824) (44 years)

(married 1798  John Pryor  (1774-1846) (72 years))

3. Martha Jefferson Tyler  (1782-1855) (73 years)

(married 1805  Thomas Waggaman  (1782-1832) (50 years))

4. Maria Henry Tyler  (1784-1843) (59 years)

(married 1800  John Seawell  (1780-1840) (60 years))

5. Wat Henry Tyler  (1788-1862) (74 years)

(married 1812  Elizabeth Walker  (1788-1818) (30 years))

(married 1822  Margaret Govan  (1798-1851) (53 years))

6. William Tyler  (1791-1856) (65 years)

(married 1812  Susan Walker  (1795-1860) (65 years))

7. Christiana Booth Tyler  (1795-1842) (47 years)

(married 1813  Henry Curtis  (1792-1862) (70 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Letitia Christian
Born November 12, 1790
Father: Robert Christian  (1760-1822) (62 years)
Mother: Mary Eaton Browne  (1764-1816) (52 years)
Marriage: March 29, 1813 - September 10, 1842  (29 years, widowed)
Died September 10, 1842  (51 years)


2. Julia Gardiner
Born May 4, 1820
Father: David Gardiner  (1784-1844) (60 years)
Mother: Juliana MacLachlan  (1799-1864) (65 years)
Marriage: June 26, 1844 - January 18, 1862  (17 years, died)
Died July 10, 1889  (69 years)


Children with Letitia Christian TylerEdit

1. Mary Tyler
Born April 15, 1815
Husband: Henry Lightfoot Jones  (1813-70) (57 years)
Married: December 14, 1835 - June 17, 1847  (11 years, died)
Children: John, Henry, Robert
Died June 17, 1847  (32 years)


2. Robert Tyler
Born September 19, 1816
Wife: Elizabeth Priscilla Cooper  (1816-89) (73 years)
Married: September 12, 1839 - December 3, 1877  (38 years, died)
Children: Mary, Letitia, John, Grace, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Julia, Robert
Died December 3, 1877  (61 years)


3. John Tyler
Born April 17, 1819
Wife: Martha Frances Rochelle  (1820-67) (47 years)
Married: October 25, 1838 - January 11, 1867  (28 years, widowed)
Children: James, Letitia, Martha
Died January 26, 1896  (76 years)


4. Letitia Tyler
Born May 11, 1821
Husband: James Allen Semple  (1819-87) (68 years)
Married: February 21, 1839 - September 13, 1887  (48 years, widowed)
Died December 28, 1907  (86 years)


5. Elizabeth Tyler
Born July 11, 1823
Husband: William Nevison Waller  (1820-70) (50 years)
Married: January 31, 1842 - June 1, 1850  (8 years, died)
Children: William, John, Letitia, Mary, Robert
Died June 1, 1850  (26 years)


6. Anne Contesse Tyler
Born April 5, 1825
Died July 1825  (2-3 months)


7. Alice Tyler
Born March 12, 1827
Husband: Henry Mandeville Denison  (1822-58) (36 years)
Married: July 11, 1850 - June 8, 1854  (3 years, died)
Children: Elizabeth
Died June 8, 1854  (27 years)


8. Tazewell Tyler
Born December 6, 1830
Wife: Ann Noonie Bridges  (1833-1927) (94 years)
Married: December 1857 - January 8, 1874  (16 years, died)
Children: Martha, James
Died January 8, 1874  (43 years)


Children with Julia Gardiner TylerEdit

9. David Gardiner Tyler
Born July 12, 1846
Wife: Mary Morris Jones  (1865-1931) (66 years)
Married: June 6, 1894 - September 5, 1927  (33 years, died)
Children: Mary, David, James, John
Died September 5, 1927  (81 years)


10. John Alexander Tyler
Born April 7, 1848
Wife: Sarah Griswold Gardiner  (1848-1927) (79 years)
Married: August 5, 1875 - September 1, 1883  (8 years, died)
Children: Samuel, Lillian
Died September 1, 1883  (35 years)


11. Julia Gardiner Tyler
Born December 5, 1849
Husband: William Henry Spencer  (1840-90) (50 years)
Married: June 26, 1869 - May 8, 1871  (1 year, died)
Children: Julia
Died May 8, 1871  (21 years)


12. Lachlan Tyler
Born December 2, 1851
Wife: Georgia Webb Powell  (1858-1930) (72 years)
Married: November 2, 1878 - January 26, 1902  (23 years, died)
Died January 26, 1902  (50 years)


13. Lyon Gardiner Tyler
Born August 24, 1853
First Wife: Anne Baker Tucker  (1855-1921) (66 years)
Married: November 14, 1878 - November 2, 1921  (42 years, widowed)
Children: Julia, Elizabeth, John
Second Wife: Susan Harrison Ruffin  (1889-1953) (64 years)
Married: September 12, 1923 - February 12, 1935  (11 years, died)
Children: Lyon, Harrison, Henry
Died February 12, 1935  (81 years)


14. Robert Fitzwalter Tyler
Born March 12, 1856
Wife: Frances Glinn  (1852-87) (35 years)
Married: November 14, 1878 - 1887  (8-9 years, widowed)
Died December 30, 1927  (71 years)


15. Margaret Pearl Tyler
Born June 13, 1860
Husband: William Mumford Ellis  (1846-1921) (75 years)
Married: November 13, 1884 - September 10, 1921  (36 years, widowed)
Children: Pearl, John, Leila, Cornelia, Gardiner, William, Julia, Lyon
Died June 30, 1947  (87 years)



OccupationEdit

U.S. Senator from Virginia  (1827-36)

President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate  (1835)

U.S. Representative from Virginia's 23rd District  (1816-21)

Lawyer




Military ServiceEdit

Captain in the Virginia State Militia  (1813)




CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Daniel Webster  (1782-1852) MA 1841-43
Hugh S. Legaré  (1797-1843) SC 1843
William S. Derrick  (1802-52) PA 1843
Abel P. Upshur  (1790-1844) VA 1843-44
John Nelson  (1791-1860) MD 1844
John C. Calhoun  (1782-1850) SC 1844-45


Secretary of the Treasury
Thomas Ewing  (1789-1871) OH 1841
Walter Forward  (1786-1852) PA 1841-43
John Canfield Spencer  (1788-1855) NY 1843-44
George M. Bibb  (1776-1859) KY 1844-45


Secretary of War
John Bell  (1796-1869) TN 1841
John Canfield Spencer  (1788-1855) NY 1841-43
James Madison Porter  (1793-1862) PA 1843-44
William Wilkins  (1779-1865) PA 1844-45


Attorney General
John J. Crittenden  (1787-1863) KY 1841
Hugh S. Legaré  (1797-1843) SC 1841-43
John Nelson  (1791-1860) MD 1843-45


Secretary of the Navy
George Edmund Badger  (1795-1866) NC 1841
Abel P. Upshur  (1790-1844) VA 1841-43
David Henshaw  (1791-1852) MA 1843-44
Thomas Walker Gilmer  (1802-44) VA 1844
John Y. Mason  (1799-1859) VA 1844-45


Postmaster General
Francis Granger  (1792-1868) NY 1841
Charles A. Wickliffe  (1788-1869) KY 1841-45



United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Roger B. Taney  (1777-1864) MD 1836-64  (28 years)


Associate Justices
Joseph Story  (1779-1845) MA 1811-45  (34 years)
Smith Thompson  (1768-1843) NY 1823-43  (20 years)
John McLean  (1785-1861) OH 1829-61  (32 years)
Henry Baldwin  (1780-1844) PA 1830-44  (14 years)
James Moore Wayne  (1790-1867) GA 1835-67  (32 years)
John Catron  (1786-1865) TN 1837-65  (28 years)
John McKinley  (1780-1852) AL 1837-52  (15 years)
Peter Vivian Daniel  (1784-1860) VA 1841-60  (19 years)
Samuel Nelson  (1792-1875) NY 1845-72  (27 years)