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NOTE: This page has been adapted for the Website from Donald Coburn’s My Line. Use of the first person is in relation to Donald and not the webmaster/author of the site. Subscript index numbers (ex. Moses4) refer to generations after the family’s arrival in North America. Edward Colborne being generation 1.


The archives at Boxford Mass. yielded what information I have on the Tyler family.

John and Elizabeth (Parker) Tyler married 11 July 1730 and had eleven children. Their eldest, Abraham Tyler, born 9 June 1735 married 29 May 1756 Abigail Stickney. Abraham and Abigail Tyler had fi fteen children. Their eldest child, Sarah, born 24 September 1756, married another David Coburn (#206 in the Colburn Coburn Genealogy). Abraham and Abigailís ninth child, Elizabeth Tyler, born 18 July 1771, married David6 Coburn to become my ancestor.

In June 1780 Abraham Tyler married Jerusha4 Mersay Coburn. Jerusha was Moses4 Coburnís sister. Abraham and Jerushaís son Moses Coburn Tyler, born 18 April 1781, died at sea 1802, aged 22 years.