James Martin Wyant

13 March 1861–2 September 1917 (Age 56)
Indiana, United States

The Life of James Martin

When James Martin Wyant was born on 13 March 1861, in Indiana, United States, his father, William Ray Wyant, was 31 and his mother, Dicie Jane Shirley, was 22. He married Missouri Isabell McCormick on 28 November 1886, in Sullivan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 2 September 1917, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Campbell Cemetery, Jackson Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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James Martin Wyant
Missouri Isabell McCormick
Marriage: 28 November 1886
Bessie Jane Wyant
Ezza Marion Wyant
Alfred Everett Wyant
Emma Wyant
Elva Elsie Wyant

Spouse and Children

28 November 1886
Sullivan, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Ray Wyant





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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 15

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Wyun, a pet form of Old German Wido, Old French Guy.2 Americanized spelling of German Weiand, itself a variant of Wiegand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James M Wyant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J M Wyant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James M Wyant in household of William Wyant, "United States Census, 1880"

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