James McKinnon Hyatt

Male7 September 1861–6 June 1935

Brief Life History of James McKinnon

When James McKinnon Hyatt was born on 7 September 1861, in Alabama, United States, his father, James Ivery Hyatt, was 42 and his mother, Nancy Matilda Powers, was 38. He married Jessie Allen Smisson on 25 December 1895, in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Mine Creek Township, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 6 June 1935, in Ozan, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ozan, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States.

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James McKinnon Hyatt
Jessie Allen Smisson
Marriage: 25 December 1895
Margaret Fern Hyatt

Sources (10)

  • James Hyatt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jas M Hyatt, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • James M Hyatt, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1895Hempstead, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge

    Age 1

    By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 20

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name denoting a dweller ‘(by the) high gate’, from Middle English heigh(e), high(e) + yat(e), gat(e) (Old English hēah + geat).

    Americanized form of Jewish Chait .

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

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