By Year of Birth
Otten van Tuyl 1635
Isaac Van Tuyl 1681
Abraham Van Tuyl
Otto Van Tuyl 1762
Tuyl Sr 1810
Jonathan Van Tuyl Jr. 1868 on his wedding day to his first wife,
Jane Simms. Jonathan Jr was born Oct. 3, 1841. He died May 2, 1919
in Porter, Oklahoma. Family tradition says that he fought in the
Confederate Army during the Civil War.
He married Jane Simms in 1868 in Montgomery
County, Illinois. Jane Died in 1869 after the birth of their only
child, Will (born July 11, 1869 in Raymond Illinois; died Feb.
7,1951, in Newton, Kansas.)
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spring of 1873, Jonathan married Celia E. Elliot (born September
11, 1854; died June 28, 1929, in Porter, Oklahoma). Celia was the
daughter of a minister.
They moved to Peabody, Kansas, sometime in 1884,
with Otto and James Van Tuyl, then in 1904 moved to Shawnee,
Oklahoma. They were members of the Porter Church of Christ, and
They had the following children;
Aug. 16, 1874 - May 1, 1960
Married Venda Butner
Emma Adelia Mar. 2,
1876 - 1958
Married Joe Thompson and Bill Hollis
Mar. 2, 1878 - Jul. 2, 1910
Married Nell Butner
May 27, 1880 - 1960
Jan. 1884 - 1905
Married Nancy Nation
May 10, 1888 - Jul. 8, 1947
Married Florence Desdemona Cook
Mattie Cornelia May 10, 1888 - 1905
Sep. 24, 1889 - Aug. 26, 1904
1895 - 1905
Pictured left: Mattie Cornelia and Charles
Marion. They were twins. Pictured center: John Henry, George Ira,
and Harry Otto.
Pictured right: Edna Annie and Mattie Cornelia.
Jonathan Van Tuyl Jr. homeplace, Porter, Oklahoma 1908.
Information: Charles D. Van Tuyl
Pictures: Charles D. Van Tuyl