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Jacob Tyler 1762-1847

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Jacob Tyler was born in Branford, Conn., enlisted in the Revolutionary War from New Haven, Conn., in the spring of 1779 for three months, under Capt. Mix and Col. Sabin; again, in 1781, under Capt. Enoch Staples, for six months; and again in 1782, for six months, under same Captain; later was stationed on the coast as guard, serving as sergeant in Capt. Aaron Foot's company, in Col. Hooker's regiment of Connecticut militia.

He applied for a pension in 1834 while residing in Broome, Schoharie County, N.Y. He married Abi Wheeler, Sept. 11, 1789 at Catskill, N.Y. He removed to Ohio about 1839, settling near Little Mountain.

He died Feb. 19, 1847, and is buried in Mentor cemetery.

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