TYSON FAMILY LINEAGE

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Descendants of Noah Samuel Tyson Sr - 1808/1874    b/Pitt, North Carolina     d/Caddo Parish, LA
His children & grandchildren
- Tyson History
richardRichard Tyson

Wife – Amanda Brinkley   1820/1869   b/NC    d/Caddo

  1. Shem “Seth” Tyson– 1835/abt. 1870   b/Alabama     m/Ann Beckham   Nov 21, 1855
  2. Mary Elizabeth Tyson   - 1836/?       b/Alabama 
  3. John Tyson - 1838/abt.1865                b/Alabama 
  4. Martha Caroline Tyson  - 1845/1922     b/Alabama     m/Willie H. Adams  May 16, 1866
  5. Amanda Sarah Tyson    -   1847/1880      b/Caddo    m/William B. Spearman Jan 1, 1868 
  6. Noah Samuel Tyson Jr  -  1849/1923        b/Caddo   m/Nancy Lilla Spearman Oct 17, 1877 and Ida Bozeman Nov 8, 1872
  7. Mary Emma Tyson  - 1854/1911   b/Caddo   m/James Monroe Hoss Nov 8, 1872 
  8. Ella Tyson  - 1854/1926    b/Caddo      m/George Spearman Mar 5, 1872 

with Slave - Louisa "Lula" Dunn 1831/1901 b/NC d/Caddo

  1. Richard Tyson  - 1844/1907    b/Alabama  D/Caddo  -  m/Josephine Brewer 1868 &  Fannie Herndon 1876 
  2. Mollie Tyson   -  1854/1892 abt    b/Caddo      m/George Gipson Nov 16, 1871 
  3. Jeff Tyson  - 1851/1922     b/Caddo     m/Louvenia Payne Mar 7, 1876 
  4. Catherine Tyson  -   1857/1909   b/Caddo       m/John Payne  Nov 16, 1871
  5. Robert “Sambo” Tyson  -  1858/1950   b/Caddo  -  m/Luella Herndon Jan 25, 1883 &  Lela Parker    -   (had kids with but not married ) Samella Virginia Baugus

with Slave – *Caroline Spearman?/Christian abt 1838/? b/SC

  1. Jane Tyson   - 1859/1938   b/Caddo    m/Harry Gipson abt. 1874
  2. Laura Spearman   - 1861/1925    m/Scott Adams Jan 28, 1884

with Slave – *Chaney Stewart 1836/? b/SC

  1. Flora Annie Tyson   -  1864/1926   b/Caddo   m/Charley Hamlin 1893 Sept 3, 1883

= 16 children

*Possible child of Noah Tyson or a "Mose" Tyson with Malinda Tyson/Harrison abt 1830 b/AL

  1. Charles Tyson Sr  -  1851/1918  m/Mary Gilliam Apr 14, 1872 *not counted in total children

GRANDKIDS
Children of Shem Tyson & Ann Beckham

  1. John Ledrew Tyson  - 1867/1945      b/Caddo    (1904)m/Miranda C. Loveless Jun 8, 1904
  2. Sallie Tyson  -  1885/1902    b/Caddo     m/John Ryan abt. 1882

Children of Martha Tyson & Willie Adams

  1. Noah G. Adams  -  1869/1873
  2. Nettie C. Adams  - 1873/1873
  3. W.H. Adams  - 1876/1882
  4. Thomas Adams  - 1890/1900
  5. C.H. Adams  - 1885/1904

Children of Amanda Tyson & William Spearman

  1. Noah S. Spearman  - 1875/1949 m/Willie Taylor Jan 30, 1902
  2. Tincey Spearman  -  1877/1931 m/William Carter
  3. Emma Spearman  - 1879/1931 m/George Walter Green

Children of Noah S Tyson Jr

with Ida Bozeman

  1. Shem McDuff Tyson  - 1873/1927  -  m/Eula Thorne
  2. John Tyson  - 1875/1946  -  m/Alice Frances Thomas Oct 12, 1902 & Beulah Eugene Thomas Dec 20, 1909

with Nancy Lilla Spearman

  1. Maggie Tyson  - 1880
  2. Noah Samuel Tyson  - 1884/1948  -  m/Maude Mae Thorne
  3. Minnie Ola Tyson  - 1884/1948  -  m/Fleming K. Fuller 1904

Children of Mary Emma Tyson and James Hoss (the town Hosston was named after him)

  1. Dorah Hoss   - 1875/1877
  2. James Monroe Hoss Jr.  – 1877/1967
  3. Consuella Hoss   -   1879/1976
  4. Jackson Hoss  - 1882/1887
  5. Nathan Hoss   -  1886/1886
  6. Samuel Hoss  -  1887/1917
  7. Maurice Hoss   - 1890/1917
  8. Edwin L. Hoss  - 1895/1898

Children of Ella Tyson & George R. Spearman

  1. Nettie A. Spearman   - 1873/1926  -  m/Eber Dalton
  2. Etta A. Spearman  -- 1875/1888
  3. William Roberson. Spearman   - 1876/1953  -  m/Grace Dalton Dec 12, 1897
  4. George L. Spearman  - 1882/1883
  5. Travis Spearman   - 1884/1903
  6. Clee Spearman   - 1886/1887
  7. Jewell Carmine Spearman  - 1888/1949 m/WL Henson
  8. Omega Spearman  - 1891/1898
  9. Samuel B Spearman  - 1893/1966 m/Ruth

Children of Richard Tyson

With Caroline Spearman

  1. Francis Tyson   - 1863/1964    -  m/George Crocker Apr 3, 1883 & George Sasser
  2. Henry Tyson - 1865/1900   m/Julia Ann Spearman Jan 17, 1889

    With Josephine Brewer
  1. John Tyson  -  1869/? (no records for John or Josephine after 1870, don't know what happened with them)

Unknown mother (possibly Josephine Brewer)

  1. Noah Tyson  - 1872/1929   b/Texas    d/Texas   - m/Mary Jane Rose Sept 8, 1892 & Easter Watson Oct 17, 1925

With Fannie Herndon

  1. Mary Ann Tyson  -  1877/1890
  2. Ellen Tyson  -  1879/1924   -   m/Lee Johnson, had kids with Coleman Christian and Butler Leggins
  3. Mattie Tyson  - 1881/1954   -  m/Cliston Caldwell May 5, 1898
  4. Richard Tyson Jr.  – abt 1882/? died at 17 years old
  5. Elizabeth Tyson  1887/1925   m/Walter Gipson  - kid with George Collins
  6. Joseph Tyson  1888/1962   m/Mollie Boyd
  7. David Ethal Tyson Sr  1890/1980   m/Willie Lee Hayes Carter 1927, Callie Jones 1912 & Blanche Caldwell 1923
  8. James Tyson  - 1892/1930   married Minnie Jackson

Children of Mollie Tyson & George Gipson

  1. Louisa Gipson  -  1874/1920 m/John Jones Jan 26, 1893
  2. Mary Jane Gipson  -  1876/1949    -  m/Ausborn Caldwell Jun 12, 1900
  3. Richard Gipson  -  1878/1944
  4. Oscar Gipson - 1885/1930 m/Dellaree
  5. Artensa Gipson  -  1890/1967    m/Eli Caldwell Aug 28, 1905
  6. George Gipson Jr.   birth date unknown 

Children of Jeff Tyson & Louvenia Payne

  1. Emma Tyson  -  1876/1957  -  m/William “Rock” Godfrey Dec 28, 1894
  2. Dave Dee Tyson  -  1878/1950   -  m/Louvenia Henderson   & kid with Viola Gilliam
  3. Allison “Allene” Tyson  - 1884/1965   -   m/Bert Gordon  & kid with Tommy B. Telford
  4. Jeff Tyson Jr.  -  1885/1970   -   m/Florence Henderson
  5. Charley Tyson -  1887/?
  6. Early Tyson  -  1888/1937
  7. Medie Tyson  - 1890/1891
  8. Lula Tyson  -  1892/1991  -  m/Earnest Lear
  9. Charlotte Tyson  -  1895/?   -  m/Jay Henderson

Children of Catherine Tyson & John Payne

  1. Allen Payne - 1872/1924
  2. Josephine Payne  -  1873/1918   -  m/Robert Tippins
  3. Fannie Payne  -  1875/?   -  m/S.W. Johnson
  4. Charlotte Payne  -  1877/1958   -   m/Floyd Durden
  5. Winnie Payne  -  1880/1939   -  m/Jim Phillips
  6. Robert Payne   -  1882/?
  7. Zack Payne  -  1887/?
  8. Albert Payne  -  1890/1965  -  m/Lake Anna Blake
  9. Scott Payne  -  1891/1920    -   m/Pinkie Hamlin

Note: 1900 census lists Catherine as the mother of 15 children with 8 living, don’t know the other 6


Children of Robert “Sambo” Tyson
With Louella Herndon

  1. Elbert Tyson  - 1884/1971   -  m/Pinkie Rambo
  2. Elberta Tyson  -  1887/1972    -  m/Nedan Boss Rambo 1882
  3. Mary Tyson  -  1885/1972   -  m/Thomas Waites
  4. Robert “Ponto” Tyson  -  1892/1979  -   m/Iona Celestine Dawson - Ponto Tyson/Rambo Texas Story
  5. Fannie Tyson  -  1894/1982  -  m/Luther Dawson
  6. Katie Delta Tyson  -  1897/1976  -  m/Johnnie Wiley

With Lela Parker

  1. Attris Tyson  -  1901/1987  -  m/Winnie Dawson
  2. Beatrice Tyson  -  1902/?
  3. Alfred Tyson  -  1905/1991 
  4. Lolie Tyson  -  1906/1992 
  5. Trudie Tyson  -  1908/1947  -  m/Albert Mosley
  6. Otis V. Tyson  -  1913/1961  -  m/Martha  ?
  7. Douglas Doc Tyson  -  1915/1977  -  m/Dorothy Helen  ?
  8. Sweetie Tyson  -  1917/1932 
  9. Rosa Tyson  -  1918/?  -  m/Troy Nickelberry

With Samella Virginia Baugus

  1. Elaska “Manchild-Hoot” Tyson  -  1898/1975  -  m/Essie Mae Waites Apr 30, 1921
  2. Mamie Bell Tyson  -  1903/1996  -  m/James Hovie Abernathy Apr 24, 1924

Children of Jane Tyson & Harry Gipson

  1. Arthur Gipson  -  1189/1925
  2. Bailey Gipson  -  1882/?
  3. Callie Gipson  -  1875/1919  -  m/James Wesley Nelson
  4. Sarah Gipson  -  1876/1962  -  m/Henry Tyson b/Ark (parents unknown)
  5. Kate Gipson  -  1880/1933  -  m/Albert Patterson
  6. Walter Gipson  -  1885/?  -  m/Elizabeth “Lizzie” Tyson  (daughter of Richard Tyson)
  7. Bertha Gipson  -  1891/?  -  m/A. Logan
  8. MJ Gipson  -  1892/1957  -  m/Trudie Aaron
  9. Calvin Calburn Gipson  -  1895/1955  -  d/Tennessee  -  m/Josephine ?
  10. Earnest Manuel Gipson  -  1897/1983 -  d/Chicago
  11. Preston Gipson  -  1899/1961  -  d/Texas  -  m/Beulah Mothershed
  12. Teda Gipson  -  1900/1955  -  d/Detroit  -  m/Marshall Bradley
  13. Rachel Gipson  -  1901/1979  - d/Chicago  -  m/Eural Beasley

Children of Flora Tyson & Charley Hamlin

  1. Ella Hamlin  -  1887/? m/Tobe Brown
  2. Earnest Hamlin  -  1889/?
  3. Hortense Hamlin  -  1891/?
  4. Mattie Hamlin  -  1889/1978  -  m/Henry Charles Ward
  5. Pinkie Hamlin  -  1892/1971  -  m/Scott Payne
  6. Charles L. Hamlin Jr. - 1896/1933 m/Stella Durden
  7. Chanie Hamlin  -  1898/1962  -  d/Texas  -  m/Marion G. McIntosh
  8. Mary Jodie Hamlin  -  1900/1978  -  m/Franklin Tyson
  9. Willis Charles Hamlin  -  1903/1972

Children of Laura Tyson & Scott Adams

  1. Maggie Adams - 1884/1963 m/Sam Edmund
  2. Henry Adams - 1888/1950 m/Jessie Allen
  3. Mineola Adams - 1892/?
  4. Jesse Adams - 1895/?
  5. Exie Adams - 1897/?

*Children of Malinda Tyson & Aaron Harrison

  1. Charles Tyson -  1851/1918  - (father unknown)  m/Mary Gilliam Apr 14, 1872
  2. Mary A. Harrison  -   1865/?
  3. Mourning Harrison  -  1868/1923  -  m/James Watson
  4. Aaron Harrison Jr.  -  1874/?
  5. Charles Harrison  -  1876/?

= 119 grand children
*children not counted in total

Noah JrNoah S Tyson Jr
SamboRobert "Sambo" Tyson
Jefferson Tyson SrJefferson Tyson Sr
Molly
Jane
Mollie Tyson
Jane Tyson
ArtencyArtency Gipson
Flora TysonFlora Tyson
JohnJohn Tyson
ElbertaElberta Tyson
ElaskaElaska "Manchild" Tyson
EllenEllen Tyson
LizzieElizabeth "Lizzy" Tyson
FranklinFranklin Tyson Sr
EmmaEmma Tyson
JodieMary Jodie Hamlin

Dave TysonDavid Ethal Tyson Sr

Lula Tyson
Lula Tyson
Fannie Tyson
Mary jane
Fannie Tyson
Mary Jane Gipson
JimJames Tyson
MattieMattie Tyson
RosaRosa Tyson

JoeJoseph Tyson

Mamie TysonMamie Tyson
ElbertElbert Tyson
Jeff Jr TysonJeff Tyson Jr.

Ponto TysonRobert "Ponto" Tyson

Dave Dee TysonDave Dee Tyson
CharlesCharles Tyson Sr