Job Tyler1,2,3,4,5,6

(12 October 1617 - 14 December 1700)

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Relationship9th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Tracy
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
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Some Background

Job Tyler was also known as Job Tiler. In England, his given name was spelled "Joab-" and sometimes his surname was spelled "Taylor". Job Tyler is mentioned many times in the records of Mendon, Worcester Co., Massachusetts... generally with his surname spelled "Tiler," and his given name either "Job" or "Jobe."8,9
FatherLawrence Tyler7 (c. 1595 - c. 17 Mar 1663)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJob Tyler was born circa 1617, in Cranbrook, Kent, England.7,9,10
ChildHe was baptized on 12 October 1617, in Cranbrook, Kent, England.7
GroomHe married Mary Horton on 20 March 1638 in Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. One source gives as year both 1638 and 1640 and another gives year as 1637.10,11,12,1
DeceasedHe died on 14 December 1700 in Mendon, Middlesex Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England, at the age of 83.1,4

Children with Mary Horton:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1638, Job Tyler arrived in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.2


Job Tyler was named an heir in the will of Lawrence Tyler dated 20 January 1663, in Cranbrook, Kent, England. According to the terms of his father's will Job, "who is now in New England", was to receive a bequest of £40 when he, Job, "shall make, seal and send over a sufficient release of all his right, interest and title he or his heirs may have in a piece of land that I lately purchsed of Thomas Everiss of Staplehurst, wherein I joined him as purchasor with myself."9

Sources - Citations

  1. [S149] Mike Cattin - Compiler, online at (RootsWeb's World Connect Project GEDCOMs), downloaded 23 Jan 2006.
  2. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010., Place: Newport, Rhode Island; Year: 1638; Page Number: .
  3. [S110] Edmund West, Compiler, Family Data Collection - Births, online at:; (Family Data Collection - Individual Records). These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources.
  4. [S210] Find A Grave, online at; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources.
  5. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  6. [S161] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Compiler, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online, (Louisville, Kentucky), Various Applicants, on Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  7. [S836] Frank Watt Tyler, Kent, England, Tyler Index to Parish Registers, 1538-1874, The Tyler Collection (Canterbury, Kent, England: The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, 2010) Digitized by - subscription database. Vol 10, pg 65.
  8. [S368] John G. Metcalf - compiler, Annals of the Town of Mendon, from 1659 to 1880 (Providence, Rhode Island: E.L. Freeman & Co., Printers to the State, 1880).
  9. [S837] Walter G. Davis, "Job Tyler Identified", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 115 (January 1961): pg. 75 - gives names of family members.
  10. [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.
  11. [S147] Edmund West - compiler, Compiler, Family Data Collection - Marriages, online at:; (Online publication - Provo, Utah), Marriage date: 20 March 1637; Marriage place: Colonies, MA.
  12. [S261] Clarence A. Torry, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), gives birth year 1619; marriage about 1640; questions Mary's surname; Widow?
  13. [S374] Early Records of the Tyler Family of Andover (n.a.: not published, unknown publish date). Typewritten Manuscript found at and accessed 13 Feb 2013.
  14. [S373] Willard I. Tyler Brigham, The Tyler Genealogy, pg 16 lists family of Job and Mary.
  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. [S375] Vital Records of Andover, pg.369.
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