Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Isaac Washington Tyson[1, 2]

Male 1813 - 1897  (83 years)


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  • Name Isaac Washington Tyson 
    Born 26 May 1813  Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1835  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1851  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    cooper 
    Immigration 1859  , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cooper 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00123-7549 
    Died 26 Feb 1897  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Cause: apoplexy (1 week) 
    Buried 1 Mar 1897  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I9162  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Father William Tyson,   b. 23 Aug 1782, Of, Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1844, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Barbara Urmy,   b. 26 Jan 1789, Of, Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1843, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F2659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna "Nancy" Clemmer,   b. 30 Jul 1817, Bedminster Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1887, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7, 10
    Children 
     1. William Henry Tyson,   b. 25 Mar 1856, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1872, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F2664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac U. Tyson, "was born in Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, May 26th, 1813. In 1835 he came to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, where he was engaged in teaching during the winter months for several years in succession. His trade was coopering and carpentering which he followed until he was well advanced in years. On October 20th, 1839, he was married to Anna (Nancy) Clemmer (No. 1968). She was born July 30th, 1817, and died in Kent County, Michigan, September 17th, 1887. To him was born one son named William Henry who was born March 25th, 1856, and died in Kent County, Michigan, October 1st, 1872. Since the decease of his wife Mr. Tyson disposed of his real estate and returned to Berlin, Ontario, where he is having his home with Mrs. A. C. Clemmer."

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      TYSON - On the 26th of Feb., 1897, in the Berlin-Waterloo hospital, Berlin, Ont., of paralysis, Isaac W. Tyson, aged 83 years, 7 months. Buried on the 1st of March at the C. Eby Mennonite M.H. Deceased was born in Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa., May 26th, 1813. He came to Canada with his parents in 1835, settling at Bridgeport, Waterloo Co. Here he followed the vocation of public school teacher for a number of years. On the 30th of October 1839, he was married to Nancy Clemmer. In 1859 they moved to Kent Co., Mich., where his wife died Sept. 17, 1877. After her death he returned to Waterloo Co., and made his home with his brother-in-law, Bro. Abraham C. Clemmer (now deceased). Since Nov. 1895 he has resided in Berlin. Sunday Feb. 21st, he had a stroke of paralysis from which we gradually sank until death came. He leaves no children.

      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIV, No. 6, March 15, 1897 - Page 93, 94, 95

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      TYSON (Berlin) Feb. 28 - Isaac Tyson, an old resident of Berlin, very widely known throughout this country, died at the hospital here yesterday. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1812, and came here when a boy.

      Hamilton Spectator - Monday, March 1, 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 458.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 554.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 545.

    4. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 15, 1897 - Obituary of Isaac W. Tyson.

    5. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 4.

    6. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 7 Page 51.

    7. [S26] Lower Canada Marriage Bonds (1779-1858), C-6788.
      Name of Future Husband: JYSON, Isaac Washington Res: Waterloo Township, Halton County Name of Future Wife: CLEMER, Ann Res: Waterloo Township, Halton County Reference: RG 5 B9 Volume: 38 Bond Number: 7175 Date: 1839-10-17

    8. [S1544] Book - Ontario Directory for 1851, 199.

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Isaac Tyson Death Date: 26 Feb 1897 Death Location: Waterloo, Berlin, aged 84y, b. United States, cause: apoplexy (1 week)

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Oct 1839:38.
      20 Oct 1839 Isaac W. Tyson, son of Wm Tyson, m. Spr. Anna Clemmer, daughter of Heinrich M. Clemmer, all of Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1835 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cooper - 1851 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1859 - , USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cooper - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: apoplexy (1 week) - 26 Feb 1897 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Mar 1897 - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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