John Wyatt
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John Stevens Wyatt (1850 - 1925)

John Stevens Wyatt
Born in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 28 Jan 1872 in Pope, Illinoismap
Husband of — married 27 Jul 1890 in Johnson County, ILmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Thebes, Alexander, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Dec 2016
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John's father (J. W. Wiatt[1]) was born in Pennsylvania (according to 1860 and 1920 censuses for John Stevens Wyatt) and his mother (Sally Wiatt[2]) was born in Tennessee.[3]


John was born 12 Aug 1850 in Nashville, Tennessee.[4][5]


  • As a 10 year old boy John was living in Pope County, Illinois during the 1860 census[6].
  • He was living in Simpson Village, Johnson, Illinois in 1900[7] with Annie, Laura, Bessie L., and William.
  • John was living Annie and John at McClure, Illinois during the 1920 census.[8]


John married Alice Ann Lay 28 Jan 1872 at Pope County, Illinois.[9]

Wife Alice A. "Mary" Lay.
  1. Laura (Wyatt) Turner
  2. Sally (Wyatt) Sellinger
  3. Linnie May (Wyatt) Matlock
  4. Josie (Wyatt) Manus

John married Missouri C. "Annie" Phillips 27 Jul 1890 at Johnson County, Illinois.[10]

Wife Missouri C Phillips.
  1. Bessie Lee (Wyatt) Trammel
  2. Herbert William Wyatt
  3. John Ivan Wyatt


In 1900 John was working as a farm laborer, and then in 1920 he had his own farm.


John died 3 Feb 1925 at Thebes, Illinois.[11]


Thebes Cemetery [12]
Alexander County
Illinois USA



  1. "Illinois State Census, 1855," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2014), J W Wiatt, Pope, Illinois; citing p. 32, State Archives, Springville; FHL microfilm 976,672.
  2. "Illinois State Census, 1855," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2014), Sally Wiatt, Pope, Illinois; citing p. 60, State Archives, Springville; FHL microfilm 976,672.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 April 2017), John Wyatt, Simpson Township Simpson vill., Johnson, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 43, sheet 12A, family 205, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,309.
  4. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), John Stevens Wyatt, 03 Feb 1925; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,487,770.
  5. Find A Grave (see below)
  6. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), John S Wyatte in entry for Sally Wyatte, 1860.
  7. 1900; Census Place: Simpson, Johnson, Illinois; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1240309 Ancestry Record 7602 #15262397
  8. 1920; Census Place: McClure, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: T625_297; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 16 Ancestry Record 6061 #109498752
  9. Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015. Ancestry Record 60984 #1136130
  10. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index: 27 Jul 1890, Vol 1, Page 160, Lic#620, Johnson
  11. Find A Grave (see below)
  12. Find A Grave (see below)

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