James Martin Wyant

Brief Life History 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
Dicy Emma Wyant
Elva Elsie Wyant

Sources (6)

  • James M Wyant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James M Wyant, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James Martin Wyant, "Find A Grave Index"

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1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

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Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): variant of Wyand 1, with excrescent -t.

Americanized form of German Weiand, itself a variant of Wiegand .

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

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