Lt. Col. Charles David Tylee. He was born 4 July 1846 in Quebec to Robert Smith and Mary Jane (nee Ross) Tylee, who had married in Quebec in 1845. In his youth, he had been educated at Lennoxville. He had, in his youth, worked for the Bank of British North America. Later, he became a partner in the firm of Chapman, Fraser & Tylee, which had been dissolved before Mr. Tylee retired. He married Martha Hatton in the Anglican church of Saint James the Apostle on 11 October 1871 in Montreal. They had a son, George Robert Tylee, born 11 November 1874. He was made a Captain in the Canadian army in 1872 and later attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The Tylees owned a farm at Rosemere. Mr and Mrs. Tylee were lost when the Empress of Ireland sank.
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