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Alleghany County Family Genealogies

Branches of the GRAYSON Family

First Generation

MARY GRAYSON married before 1780, NATHANIEL LANDRETH born ca. 1760, probably Virginia. NATHANIEL and MARY lived first in Grayson County, Virginia, and then in Ashe/Alleghany County, North Carolina, rearing a family of ten children. NATHANIEL died April, 1836, in Ashe County, North Carolina, leaving a will.

Children:

i. MARY LANDRETH born 1792, Grayson County, Virginia.

Second Generation

MARY LANDRETH born 1792, Grayson County, Virginia, married ca 1817, WILLIAM WYATT born 1792, North Carolina, occupation Farmer, died 1856, Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri, buried 1856, Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Grandview, Missouri. MARY died 1861, Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri, buried 1861, Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Grandview, Missouri.

The 1850 census for Ashe County, North Carolina, lists WILLIAM WYATT (age 68) with wife MARY (age 58) and children CALVIN (32), NANCY (17), HUGH L. (14), and WILLIAM M. (12). Sons, SOLOMON, ZEBEDEE, and LOUIS lived on adjoining farms. (An AARON WYATT also lived nearby, but not listed as a son.) The family moved to Missouri in 1851.

Children:
 
i. BURGESS WYATT born August 4, 1812, Alleghany County, North Carolina, occupation Farmer, married ca 1840 SUSAN ELIZABETH HACKLER born January 27, 1821, Indiana, (daughter of HENRY HACKLER and {---} {---}) died June 7, 1857, Washington Township, Jackson County, Missouri. BURGESS died March 2, 1875, Washington Township, Jackson County, Missouri.
The 1850 census for Washington Township lists BURGESS WYATT (age 38) with wife ELIZABETH (age 28) and children MARY (9), NANCY (6), MARY (5), and WILLIAM (2). ELIZABETH'S parents, NANCY and HENRY HACKLER, were listed in the same household.
BURGESS WYATT preceeded his parents, WILLIAM WYATT and MARY LANDRETH, to Missouri. They followed in 1851. (MARY (5) listing may be MARG (5).)
ii. SOLOMON WYATT born June 1, 1809, Ashe County, North Carolina, occupation Farmer, married ca 1840, CAROLINE MAXWELL.
The 1850 census for Ashe County, North Carolina, lists SOLOMON WYATT (age 41) with wife CAROLINE (age 27) and children WILLIAM (9), LODINA (6), LUCY (3), and LOUIS A. (5 months).
iii. ZEBEDEE WYATT born November 19, 1810, Ashe County, North Carolina, occupation Farmer, married ca 1825, MARY (POLLY) JONES. ZEBEDEE died August 2, 1851.
The 1850 census for Ashe County, North Carolina, lists ZEBEDEE (age 40) with wife POLLY (age 40) and children ARLENA (14), EVALINE (12), JOHN N. (10), ELIZABETH (8), WILLIAM W. (6), JONATHAN (4), NANCY C. (2), and CALVIN (4 months).
iv. JOHN L. WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina.
v. LOUIS WYATT born 1818, Ashe County, North Carolina, occupation Farmer, married ca 1838, in Ashe County, North Carolina.
vi. NATHANIEL WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina.
vii. JONATHAN WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina.
viii. CATHARINE WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina, married {---} WILLIAMS.
ix. JANE WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina, married HENRY J. WILLIAMS.
x. CALVIN WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina.
xi. MARY ADALINE WYATT born 1830, Ashe County, North Carolina, married ELI C. MAXWELL.
xii. NANCY EMALINE WYATT born Ashe County, North Carolina.

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