Granville Washington "Ephram" Wyatt

31 August 1841–9 March 1907 (Age 65)
Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States

The Life of Granville Washington "Ephram"

When Granville Washington "Ephram" Wyatt was born on 31 August 1841, in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Wyatt, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Butcher, was 21. He married Prudence Gertrude Gibson on 27 June 1863, in Richland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Roane, Virginia, United States in 1860 and West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 9 March 1907, in Reedy, Roane, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Reedy, Roane, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Granville Washington "Ephram" Wyatt
Prudence Gertrude Gibson
Marriage: 27 June 1863
Margaret Louise Wyatt

Spouse and Children

27 June 1863
Richland, Illinois, United States


    Margaret Louise Wyatt


Parents and Siblings



    Albert G. Wyatt



    William Warren Wyatt


    John Wesley Wyatt


    John Wesley Wyatt


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

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

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)

  • Granville Wyatt in household of Samuel Wyatt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Granville Wyatt in household of Samuel Wyatt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Granville Wyatt, "United States Census, 1870"

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