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

Abram Tyson[1, 2]

Male 1819 - 1891  (72 years)

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  • Name Abram Tyson 
    Born 4 Nov 1819  Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    mason 
    Elected Office 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    reeve - councillor - Kitchener 
    • Years Served: 1855-56, 1869-70, 1872-76 (Reeve)
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Butcher 
    Tyson's Grocer in Kitchener 1863
    Tyson's Grocer in Kitchener 1863
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Merchant 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of England 
    Elected Office 1874  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162769582 
    Name Abraham Tyson 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Merchant 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Butcher 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Anglican 
    Eby ID Number 00123-7551 
    Died 17 Dec 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10, 11
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I9175  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Jacob U. Tyson,   b. 18 Feb 1786, Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1863  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bergey,   b. 24 Feb 1786, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1860  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F2665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia Headen,   b. 22 May 1830, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1850  [11
    Children 
     1. Harriet Jane Tyson,   b. 23 Dec 1851, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1931  (Age 79 years)
     2. Charles Henry Tyson,   b. 27 Dec 1853, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1916  (Age 62 years)
     3. Clara Tyson,   b. 2 Nov 1855, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1857, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Maggie Tyson,   b. 7 Jun 1858, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1936  (Age 78 years)
     5. Abram H. Tyson,   b. 21 Apr 1860, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1879, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     6. Walter Hayden Tyson,   b. 14 Jan 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1932  (Age 70 years)
     7. Milton H. Tyson,   b. 23 Feb 1864, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1901  (Age 37 years)
     8. John Haydon Tyson,   b. 30 May 1865, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1945, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Lillian Mary Tyson,   b. 4 Jan 1868, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F2666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abram Tyson, "was born in Skippack, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, November 4th, 1819. In 1844 he came to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, where he followed the mason trade for several years. After his marriage he moved to Berlin where he was engaged in the mercantile business for a number of years. When old, he in company with his sons, was engaged in the butchering business, doing a large trade. On November 5th, 1850, he was married to Julia, daughter of Henry and Hannah Headen. She was born near Exeter, Devonshire, England, May 22nd, 1830, and died in Berlin, February 9th, 1881. He died December 17th, 1891. To them was born a family of nine children"

      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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      Mr. Abram Tyson, "who was born in Pennsylvania," came to Berlin when a young man. he was a mason by trade, but afterwards went into the butcher business then also into the dry goods and general store trade. He was one of Berlin's sterling men, was elected councillor 4 times while Berlin was a village, and Reeve for 5 terms when Berlin came to be a town. Died on the 17th, aged 72 years.

      Peter Shupe's Diary, notes of Twenty-five years ago. The Chronicle Telegraph (190101), 4 Jan 1917, p. 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Feb 1881.
      9 Feb 1881 Julia, wife of Abram Tyson died at the age of 50 years, 8 months and 18 days in Berlin.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012933-73.
      John Ivie Piper, 25, occ. Woolen Manufacturer, b. Canada, res. Ayr, Widower, son of James and Agnes married Harriet Jane Tyson, 21, b. Canada, res. Berlin, daughter of Abram and Julia, witnessed by: W. Watson and Agnes Piper both of Ayr, 26 June 1873 in Berlin

    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. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 105.

    5. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 38.

    6. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 31.

    7. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 2 Page 19.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Dec 1891.
      Dec 17, 1891 Abram Tyson died in Berlin at age of 72 years.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 33.

    10. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162769582.

    11. [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..., 546.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Nov 1819 - Skippack Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mason - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - reeve - councillor - Kitchener - 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1874 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Anglican - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Dec 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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