Hopestill Tyler1,2,3,4,5

(28 January 1646 - 20 January 1734)

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Relationship8th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Tracy
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Tracy Family Pedigree

Some Background

Hopestill Tyler was also known as Hope Tiler.7
FatherJob Tyler6 (12 Oct 1617 - 14 Dec 1700)
MotherMary Horton (c. 1619 - 1700)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildHopestill Tyler was born on 28 January 1646, possibly in Andover, or in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.8,6,1
GroomHe married Mary Lovett, daughter of Daniel Lovett and Johanna Blott, on 20 January 1668 in Mendon, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.9,10,6,11
DeceasedHe died on 20 January 1734 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut Colony, New England, at the age of 87.2,4,1,5

Children with Mary Lovett:

Community Service

On 18 April 1691, in Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, Hopestill Tyler was elected to serve as Freeman, along with his brother Deacon John and their brother-in-law, John Bridges.12


Church AffiliationOn 16 November 1698, in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut Colony, New England,Hopestill Tyler was a founding member of the Preston Congregational Church.13

Sources - Citations

  1. [S149] Mike Cattin - Compiler, online at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=AHN&db=mdcattin&id=I2231 (RootsWeb's World Connect Project GEDCOMs), downloaded 23 Jan 2006.
  2. [S185] Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772–1934 - Index (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2009, 2010). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  3. [S286] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Library, unknown publish date). With some noted exceptions all marriage records in this collection can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah OR: an Online publication at Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
  4. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Compiler, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002).
  5. [S210] Find A Grave, online at findagrave.com; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources.
  6. [S374] Early Records of the Tyler Family of Andover (n.a.: not published, unknown publish date). Typewritten Manuscript found at www.mhl.org and accessed 13 Feb 2013.
  7. [S374] Early Records of the Tyler Family of Andover, pg. 7.
  8. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy - The Descendants of Job Tyler, of Andover, Massachusetts, 1619 - 1700 (Plainfield, N.J. & Tylerville, Conn.: Cornelius B. Tyler & Rollin Tyler, 1912), pg 6, gives names and ages for Job, son Moses (17-18), dtr Mary (abt 15) and names wife Mary; pg 16 lists family of Job and Mary.
  9. [S845] Thomas W. Baldwin, Compiler, Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1920), pg. 341.
  10. [S261] Clarence A. Torry, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), pg. 762.
  11. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy, pg. 25, 26.
  12. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy, pg. 32, 33.
  13. [S364] First Congregational Church of Preston, Connecticut, 1698 - 1898: together with statistics of the church taken from church records. (Preston, Connecticut: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  14. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy, pg. 30, named in transc. of will; pg. 31, listed w date.
  15. [S375] Vital Records of Andover Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (in Two Volumes), vol. I BIRTHS; vol. II MARRIAGES, DEATHS . (Topsfield, Mass.: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912), pg.368.
  16. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy, pg. 31, listed w date.
  17. [S375] Vital Records of Andover, pg.369.
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