Washington O. Wyatt

Brief Life History of Washington O.

When Washington O. Wyatt was born in 1812, in Virginia, United States, his father, John S Wyatt Sr, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Sally Williams, was 27.

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John S Wyatt Sr
1781–1866
Elizabeth Sally Williams
1785–1866
Sarah O "Sallie" Wyatt
1805–1889
Ermine N. Wyatt
1806–1887
Ermine Nicholas Wyatt
1806–1887
William Robert Wyatt
1808–1866
Mary Ann L. Wyatt
1809–1895
John Stokes Wyatt Jr
1811–1866
Washington O. Wyatt
1812–
Martha Hightower Wyatt
1813–1900
Agnes Blanche C. Wyatt
1818–1880
Lucy A. R. Wyatt
1819–1859
Sallie Wyatt
1820–
Watson W. WYATT
1821–
Warren Addison Wyatt
1826–1890
Josiah Watson Wyatt
1828–

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    World Events (3)

    1812

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

    1812 · War of 1812

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    from the Middle English personal names Wiot or Wiet. These are often pet forms of Wy, from ancient Germanic Wido (see Guy , compare Wyand 1). Wy is the usual Norman French form of the name; the Parisian French form is Guy. Wiot was also used as a diminutive of William . As a surname Wyot(t) became Wyatt during the 16th century.

    in Suffolk, this is sometimes a variant of Wyard, from the Middle English personal name Wiard, which is generally from Old English Wīgheard, which is composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’ + heard ‘bold, brave’. Occasionally it may be from Old French Wiard, ancient Germanic Withard (see Viard ).

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

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