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William Tyree, Sr.

William Tyree, Sr.

Male 1839 - 1911


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  • Name  William Tyree, Sr.  [1, 2
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  4 Aug 1839  Estillville, Scott County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Nov 1911  Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Said to be the son of James Tyree and Mary Elizabeth Hall.

      Paul Williams provided the following information regarding the Civil War service of William Tyree, who was in the Union Army:

      TENNESSEANS IN THE CIVIL WAR; (USA) TYREY, William: Blacksmith, Co K, 8th TN Cav

      Service records from National Archives shows William Tyrey enrolled in the 8th Cav, Co K, as a blacksmith on 20 Sept 1863 in Hancock County, Tennessee for a period of 3 years. He mustered in 27 October 1863 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The only other item in the file is one card. Remarks say that he had bounty due of $25 plus premium of $2 and this was never paid.

      Per "Crawford County, Indiana Civil War Veterans" (D.B.Leistner,2005)
      1886 Residence Sterling - William Tyree - subject states that he was a Pvt. in the 8th Reg, Co. K, Tennessee Vol

      Paul also has in his files a copy of the original documentation - individual #467 [sic] Tyrey, William which confirms his address, other information suffered from lung disease, camp diahrrea,
      Knoxville, TN with a date of Dec 1864 (??)

      Paul Williams also provided this copy of William Tyree's obituary:

      William Tyree
      Birth: 4 Aug 1839 Estillville, Scott, VA
      Death: 4 Nov 1911 Sterling Twp., Crawford, IN
      Name: Crawford County Democrat - Published Weekly Repository: Crawford County Public Library Name: Crawford County Democrat - Published Weekly
      Repository: Crawford County Public Library 203 Indiana Ave. English, IN 47118 (812) 338-2606 Citation Detail: Micro film year 1911
      Date: Thursday, November 9, 1911 - Pg. 1

      Actual text: William Tyree, aged 72 years died of brights desease Saturday night at the home of Wright McLamore near Temple. The funeral service was conducted Monday at two o'clock at the Goodman church by Elder A. J. Scott and the body was buried in the cemetery near by. The deceased leaves a widow and a large number of children which are grown.
    • (Research):Census Information:

      1870 Census
      Kentucky, Rockcastle County, Voting District 5, P.O. Moun
      t Vernon
      Enumerated 24 Aug 1870
      Page No. 19, Stamped 81
      148-141
      James and Emeline Bullock
      149-147
      Elisha and Sarah Bullock
      150-143
      Tyre, William 30 m W Farmer $--- $200 Va
      Tyre, Ellen 25 F W Keeping House Va
      Tyre, Freeman 10 m W Works on Farm Va
      Tyre, Amanda J 9 F W Va
      Tyre, Mary A 7 F W Va
      Tyre, James 4 M W Ky
      Tyre, Louisa 2 F W Ky
      151-144
      Jesse and Malvina Bullock


      1880 Census
      Indiana, Crawford County, Sterling Twp
      Enumerated 18 June 1880
      Page No. 32 E. SD One ED 29
      Tirey, William W M 47 Laborer Va NC NC
      Tirey, Mary (sic) W F 25 Wife Keeping House Ky KY Tn
      Tirey, James W M 15 Son Ky Va Ky
      Tirey, Mack W M 9 Son Ky Va KY
      Tirey, Darkus W F 7 Dau Ky Va Ky
      Tirey, Sarah A (sic) W F 2/12 April dau Ky Va Ky
      Census records indicates the couple married within the census year.

      1900 Census
      Indiana, Crawford County, Sterling Twp
      Enumerated 20 Jun 1900
      SD 3 ED 31 Sheet 10B
      190-190
      McLamore, Wright and Sarah and children
      194-194
      Tyre, William Hd W M Aug 1839 60 M20 Va Va Va Farmer Farmer
      Tyre, Sarah J Wf W F May 1860 40 m20 10/10 Ky Ky Ky
      Tyre, William Son W M Apr 1889 11 S Ind Va Ky At School
      Tyre, Emma Dtr W F Mar 1890 10 SInd Va Ky At School
      Tyre, Oliver Son W M Aug 1892 7 S Ind Va Ky At School
      Tyre, Dessie Dtr W F Sept 1893 6 S Ind Va Ky
      Tyre, Carrie Dtr W F Apr 1896 4 S Ind Va Ky
      Tyre, Charles Son W M Mar 1898 2 S Ind Va Ky

      1910 Census
      Indiana, Crawford County, Whiskey Run Twp
      29 Apr 1910
      SD ? , ED 38 Sheet 5B
      94-99
      Tyre, William Hd M W 70 M2 30 Va Va Va Farmer
      Tyre, Sarah J Wf F W 53 m1 35 10/10 Ky Ky KY
      Tyre, Emma Dtr F W 18 S Ind Va Ky Servant
      Tyre, Ollie Son M W 17 S Ind Va Ky Farm Laborer
      Tyre, Dessie M Dtr F W 16 S Ind Va Ky Servant
      Tyre, Caroline Dtr F W 13 S Ind Va Ky Housework
      Tyre, Charles Son M W 12 S Ind Va Ky Farm Laborer
    Person ID  I30511  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified  17 Aug 2014 

    Family 1  Eleanor Forgy,   b. Abt 1845, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1879 
    Married  Abt 1859 
    Children 
     1. John Freeman Tyree,   b. 11 Aug 1860, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1935, Burnside, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Amanda "Manda" "Mandy" Jane Tyree,   b. 25 Dec 1861, Scott County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1960, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Anne Tyree,   b. 14 Jan 1864, Estillville, Scott County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1953, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Tyree,   b. 26 Sep 1866, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1954, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Louise Tyree,   b. 29 Jun 1868, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1957, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mack Tyree,   b. 13 Aug 1871, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1949, Francisco, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Dorcas Tyree,   b. 14 Aug 1873, Skeggs Creek, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1956, Burnside, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth "Betty" Tyree,   b. Abt 1876, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1878, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Aug 2008 
    Family ID  F10403  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah Jane McLemore,   b. 31 May 1859, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1933, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Aug 1879  Rockcastle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Lucy Tyree,   b. 5 Apr 1879, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1948
     2. Jesse Tyree,   b. 19 Jun 1881, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1975, Oakland City, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Nancy Tyree,   b. 20 Oct 1885, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1939, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. David M. Tyree,   b. 20 Oct 1884, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1958, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Tyree, Jr.,   b. 24 Sep 1887, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1976, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Emma Tyree,   b. 26 Dec 1891, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1947, Francisco, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Oliver "Ollie" Tyree,   b. 10 Oct 1892, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1933, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Dessie Mae Tyree,   b. 11 Apr 1894, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1920, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Caroline Tyree,   b. 27 Aug 1896, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1965, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Charles Tyree,   b. Mar 1898, Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1917, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F9828  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1839 - Estillville, Scott County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Aug 1879 - Rockcastle County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1911 - Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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    Tyree, William
    Tyree, William
    B. 1839 VA D. 1911 Ind
    He served as a blacksmith in the Union Army during the Civil War and was twice married, to Eleanor Forgy and Sarah Jane McLemore, the father of 18 children in total.

  • Sources 
    1. [S637] Harvey, Nan (nanharvey@gmail.com) "Ancestors and Relatives from the files of Nan Harvey" Ver. 2008-10-26; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nancestors.

    2. [S620] Williams, Paul--Family Researcher (paulewms@aol.com).