Tyler, John (Jr.)

Last Name: 
First Name: 
John (Jr.)

Site - Public Vault

Range 50-53 sites 116-125
In 1835 so many public burial processions were taking place at the cemetery Congress agreed to build a public vault.  Built for $5000 the vault was intended as a temporary hold place for bodies with funeral arrangements were made.  There was no charge for a member of Congress to use the Vault, others paid $5.00 per month.  Most bodies stayed only a day or two including those of Presidents John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor. 

Current Cemetery: 
VA: Arlington Cemetery

Obituary - Tyler, John (Jr.)

Interment Date: 
January 29, 1896
Disinterrment Date: 
April 29, 1896
January 26, 1896
Death Notice: 
Tyler. On Sunday morning, January 26, 1896, General John Tyler, Jr., son of President John Tyler aged 76 years 9 months. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend his funeral from his late residence, No. 1217 B street southeast on Wednesday morning, January 29 at 11 o'clock. Kindly omit flowers.
Last Residence: 
1217 B St. S.E.
Father's Last Name: 
Wiki Article: 
John (Jr.) Tyler

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