John Myatt Sr

5 September 1726–1801 (Age 74)
Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 23. 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
1726–1801
Elizabeth Allen
1727–1794
Marriage: 1745
Matthew Myatt
1747–1817
Britain Myatt
1755–1804
Elizabeth Myatt
1757–1800
Fereby Myatt
1765–
Joseph H. Myatt
1770–
Mark Myatt
1749–1821
John Myatt Jr
1752–1787
Mary Myatt
1754–
William A. Myatt
1763–1800
Alexander Myatt
1764–1843
Nimrod Myatt
1768–1845

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1745Johnston, North Carolina, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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.

    Possible Related Names

    Michael

    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 …

    Sources (7)

    • Jhn Myott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • 1800 United States Federal Census
    • 1790 United States Federal Census

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