William James Tyson

William James Tyson
May 1838 – November 1, 1917

Alternate Spelling: William J. Tyson
1860 Residence: Bladen County, NC

Military Record
June 4, 1861 – Enlisted at Robeson County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company G
Rank:  Private
April 1, 1865 – Captured near Five Forks, VA
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 21, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Aaron Tyson 1802
Elizabeth Jane Hodges 1815

Siblings
Catherine Ann Tyson 1833-1913
Joseph H. Tyson 1836-1862       31st NC Co A
Gideon Allen Tyson  1840-1928                 36th NC Co H
Abner G. Tyson 1842-1916        24th NC Co G
Thomas Henry Tyson  1846-1927       7th NC JR Res Co C
Elizabeth J. Tyson 1857
John H. Tyson 1860

Wife
Mary Elizabeth Powell 1842-1935

Children
Mary Eliza Tyson 1866
William James Tyson, Jr. 1869-1941
Charles P. Tyson 1870-1951
Edward Deering Tyson 1873-1922
Robert May Tyson 1877-1947
Neil Ray Tyson 1880-1944
Jentry Evans Tyson 1883-1974
Walter Clarence Tyson 1886-1952

Burial
Tyson Cemetery
Chicken Foot Road
Northern Bladen County, NC

William James Tyson Grave

William James Tyson Grave