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Tycer/Ticer Reunion
Posted by: Lonna Conroy (ID *****9472) Date: June 19, 2003 at 22:29:43
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A Tycer (Ticer) family Reunion is scheduled for October 2, 3, & 4, 2003.

Honoring Ellis TYCER, Revolutionary War Veteran (NC Militia), and his family, the reunion's first two days will be held in Portland, Oregon, Oct. 2 & 3. A picnic has been planned at the Brownsville Pioneer Park, Brownsville, Oregon on Saturday, Oct 4.

Ellis TYCER was born in Northumberland Co., VA in 1756. He enlisted into the Revolutionary War at Halifax Co., VA, serving under General Green. Following discharge from service, he lived in Halifax County, VA and Wilkes Co., NC. He arrived in Davidson Co., TN in 1792 and by 1803 settled in Dickson County, TN where he died in 1846. It is believed, but not documented, that his wife was Rachel STANSBURY. Nine or ten children were born to this union of which five have been positively identified.

Prior to 1840 two of his sons, Lewis & Allan, left Dickson Co. TN for central Missouri (Carroll, Chariton and Putnam Counties). Lewis and his family (second wife Frances Jane SANDERS) emigrated to The Oregon Territory in 1853 (Linn, Josephine, and Crook Counties). Lewis was first married to Sarah Angelina WRIGHT who died about 1840. Alan, wife Pernina FREEMAN and their family remained in Missouri.

The oldest daughter, Martha TYCER married John NESBITT. They settled in Hardin and Wayne Co., TN after 1820. Daughter, Louisa TYCER, who married Thomas M. WHEELER, lived in Wayne Co., TN, Dent and Crawford Co., MO with descendants settling in Oregon Co., MO, Bingham and Bannock Co., ID, Beaver Co., OK, Wyandotte Co., KS, and San Francisco Co., CA. Daughter Letticia TYCER married Rev. John W. RAGAN and they settled first in Wood and then Hunt Co., TX after 1855.

TYCER relatives are expected from Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North & South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.

For information contact
Lewis M. Tycer
Portland, Oregon

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