Richard Wyatt

1 January 1763–12 June 1845 (Age 82)
Goochland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Wyatt was born on 1 January 1763, in Goochland, Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Wyatt, was 42 and his mother, Amy Chiles, was 30. He married Nancy Ann Ware on 8 December 1796, in Goochland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 June 1845, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Richard Wyatt
Nancy Ann Ware
Marriage: 8 December 1796
Ann Harrison Wyatt
Sarah C Wyatt
Elizabeth Wyatt
Col. Richard Ware Wyatt
Richard George Wyatt
Sarah Caroline Wyatt

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8 December 1796
Goochland, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wīgheard, composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Wyatt in entry for Robert Wilkerson and Elizabeth Wyatt, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Richard Wyatt, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Ric Wyatt in entry for Caroline Wyatt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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