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John Tyler
(1790 - 1862)

1790 Born 29 March
1807 Graduates from the College of William and Mary
1809 Admitted to the bar
1811 Member, State house of delegates until 1816
1813 Marries Letitia Christian
1815 Daughter, Mary, born
1816 Serves in the House of Representatives until 1821; son, Robert, born
1819 Son, John Jr., born
1821 Daughter, Letitia, born
1823 Member, State house of delegates until 1825; daughter, Elizabeth, born
1825 Governor of Virginia; daughter, Anne, born - dies a few months later
1827 Elected to the United States Senate; daughter, Alice, born
1829 Member of the State constitutional convention
1830 Member of the State constitutional convention; son, Tazewell, born
1839 Member State house of delegates
1840 Successfully runs as vice-presidential candidate with William Henry Harrison
1841 President Harrison dies a month after taking office, Tyler takes the oath
1842 Wife, Letitia, dies
1844 Marries Julia Gardiner
1846 Son, David, born
1848 Son, John Alexander, born
1849 Daughter, Julia, born
1851 Son, Lachlan, born
1853 Son, Lyon, born
1856 Son, Robert Fitzwalter, born
1860 Daughter, Pearl, born
1861 Delegate to and president of the peace convention held in Washington, D.C.; delegate to the Confederate Provisional Congress; elected to the House of Representatives of the Confederate Congress
1862 Dies 18 January

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