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Tyler, Sue Hammet, 1845-1927



  • Existence: 1845 - 1927

Biographical Note

James Hoge Tyler married Sue Montgomery Hammet (daughter of Edward and Clementina Craig Hammet, who built the first home in what it now Radford, Virginia), a native of Radford, on November 16, 1868. While living at Belle Hampton, the Tylers had eight children: Edward H., James H. Jr., Stockton H., Lucy Belle, Sue H., Henry C. ("Hal"), Eliza ("Lily") and Eleanor Howe, who died in infancy. In 1891, the family moved to "Halwick," their home in Radford.

Sue Hammet Tyler, born July 16, 1845, died on April 24, 1927.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Hoge Tyler Diary

Identifier: Ms-2010-001

The collection includes the original diary, records, and family genealogy of Governor James Hoge Tyler (1846-1925) of Pulaski County, Virginia, as well as new transcription with genealogy in print and a CD which incorporates all materials.

Dates: 1846-1925, 2009; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1925

Tyler-Wilson Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2017-014

The Tyler-Wilson Papers consist largely of correspondence of Virginia Governor James Hoge Tyler's family and his daughter Lily Tyler Wilson's family. Also includes a 1925 European travel diary maintained by Nancy E. Lukens.

Dates: 1899 - 1960