Tyer - Tyre Cemetery

Shelby County Texas

Transcribed by Leonard Irish, April 29, 2000.

Special thanks to Helen & David Billingsley for their assitance in locating this cemetery.

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The cemetery is located off Highway 87 between Center and Timpson.  The cemetery is abandoned and all markers except two are gone. 

John R. Tyre 03/11/1828 01/25/1887 Pvt. Co. H., 11 Texas Inf. C.S.A.
Mary C. Tyer 09/04/1855 09/16/1884 Wife of L. A. Tyer
W.C. Turpen 12/??/1841 aft. 1900 From Shelby County Civil War
Lewis Lambreth Tyre ca 1825 12/11/1899 From Shelby County Civil War
Mary Jane Tyre ca 1843 12/18/1921 From Shelby County Civil War

   The following is recorded in the book "OUR DEAD- Shelby County, 1836-1964"  by J. B. Sanders.

George Tyer No dates No dates Son of Lewis & Mary Tyer
John R. Tyer - - CSA
Mrs. John R. Tyer - - -
Infant Tyer - - Dau of John R. & Ruthis Tyer
Lewis Tyer - - -
Infant Tyer - - Dau of  L. E. & Della Tyer
Infant Tyer - - Dauf of L. E. & Della Tyer
Mary C. Tyer - - Wife of L. A. Tyer Maiden Name Mary Clementine Lowe