John Myatt Sr

Male5 September 1726–1801

Brief Life History of John

When John Myatt Sr was born on 5 September 1726, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, his father, Thomas Myatt, was 29 and his mother, Sarah, was 24. He married Elizabeth Allen in 1745, in Johnston, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wake, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1801, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Myatt Sr
Elizabeth Allen
Marriage: 1745
Matthew Myatt
Britain Myatt
Elizabeth Myatt
Fereby Myatt
Joseph H. Myatt
Mark Myatt
John Myatt Jr
Mary Myatt
William A. Myatt
Alexander Myatt
Nimrod Myatt

Sources (7)

  • 1800 United States Federal Census
  • Jhn Myott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • North Carolina, Land Grant Files, 1693-1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1745Johnston, North Carolina, British Colonial America
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 26

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 28

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 44

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal name Miot, a derivative of My (a shortened form of Myhel, i.e. Michael , see Myhill ) with the diminutive suffix -ot.

    Variant of Myette 1, a surname of French origin.

    Variant of Myott 1, a surname of French origin.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Myatt, Senior

    John Myatt was born about 1726 in England. He probably was born in the Horton Valley, Staffordshire. He married Elizabeth Allen in the early 1740's. He was baptised at St. Michael's Anglican Church …

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