William & Mary | Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Database


Tyler, John (1790-1862)

Tyler, John (1790-1862)
Related Creators
Tyler Family (Related Family)
Tyler, David Gardiner (Child)
Tyler, Elizabeth Priscilla Cooper (Child)
Tyler, John, Jr. (Child)
Tyler, Julia Gardiner (Related Family)
Tyler, Lachlan (Child)
Tyler, Letitia Christian (Related Family)
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (Child)
Tyler, Martha Rochelle (Child)
Tyler, Robert (Child)
Tyler, Tazewell (Child)
Historical Note
John Tyler was the 10th president of the United States. John Tyler was born the son of John Tyler, Sr. (1747-1813) and Mary Armistead (1761-1797), in Charles City County, Virginia, as the second of eight children. He was the 10th President of the United States. Other offices held include Governor of Virginia, U.S. Senator, member of the House of Representatives, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Captain of a military company, and other offices. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and went on to study law with his father. John Tyler was married twice. His first wife was Letitia Christian Tyler with whom he had 8 children; she died in the White House in September 1842. His second wife was Julia Gardiner Tyler (July 23, 1820 - July 10, 1889), with whom he had 7 children.
Note Author
Revised 12/19/10, Amy C. Schindler

By this creator

Records or Manuscript Collections
Board of Visitors Records, 1757-2014
Carter Family Papers, 1667-1862
John Buchanan Floyd Papers, 1831-1862
John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1835 May 3
Tazewell Papers, 1797-1850
Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions, 1821-1976
Tyler Family Papers, Group A, 1716-1946
Tyler Family Papers, Group H, 1750-1935
John Tyler Papers, 1840-1931
John Tyler  to Robert S. Stanard Letter, 1819
Unprocessed Holdings
John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1835 May 3
Digital Content
Letter, John Tyler to Hugh Blair Grigsby, 8 May 1859