William Robert Wyatt

14 January 1808–7 January 1866 (Age 58)
Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Robert

When William Robert Wyatt was born on 14 January 1808, in Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States, his father, John S Wyatt Sr, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Sally Williams, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Betsy Ann Williams. He lived in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 7 January 1866, at the age of 57.

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William Robert Wyatt
Betsy Ann Williams
John L Wyatt
Richard William Wyatt
James Allen Love Wyatt
Sarah Elizabeth Wyatt
Marianne Wyatt

Spouse and Children



    John L Wyatt


    Richard William Wyatt


    James Allen Love Wyatt


    Sarah Elizabeth Wyatt


    Marianne Wyatt


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World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 4

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 16

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wīgheard, composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • W R Wyatt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm R Wyatt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wilber R. Wyatt in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Minor, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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