John Hyatt

1 January 1820–9 March 1911 (Age 91)
Lillington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Hyatt was born on 1 January 1820, in Lillington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hyatt, was 24 and his mother, Mary China, was 23. He married Harriet Jones in 1840, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Nevada, United States in 1870. He died on 9 March 1911, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hyatt
Harriet Jones
Marriage: 1840
Helen Hiatt
Thomas Hiatt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 0
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 34
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    Story Highlight

    The life of John Hiott

    John Hiott (Hyatt) came to Utah without family members and had no children after arriving. Although only fragments of his life appear in records, he lived during an interesting, yet difficult time. …

    Sources (18)

    • Jno Hyatt, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James H Hyatt in entry for Edward Secor and Mary Hyatt, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • John Hyatt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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