Tyler Boone

Tyler Boone
b. 9 November 1840, Clay County, Indiana, to Squire and Phoebe (Rissler) Boone
d. 27 December 1928, Worth Township, Boone County, Iowa

m. 18 October 1860, Boone County, Iowa
Mary Nutt
b. 8 October 1841, Indiana
d. 14 May 1904, Boone County, Iowa

Children with Mary Nutt:

  • Lewis
  • Phillip Sheridan
  • Weston
  • Squire
  • Julia Elizabeth
  • George Roe
  • Emma Alice
  • Minnie

At the age of twelve, Tyler moved with his parents from Indiana to Iowa in a caravan of covered wagons. The children walked most of the way, playing and helping with the livestock. Tyler was a small, quiet man whose greatest pleasures were his family and hunting in the timberland near his farm home.

Submitted by:
Lorraine Van Dolah
Wichita KS

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