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Sylvester WYATT
Caroline POTTS
Husband:  Sylvester WYATT
Birth:  1761/2, NC
Death:  1850 (after 24 Aug), Marshall Co., KY

I'm not convinced these are Sylvester's parents.
Father said to beJohn WYATT
Mother said to beRachel HANNAH

Marriage:  ca. 1785
Wife:  Caroline POTTS
Birth:  1755-65
Death:  ca. 1831, Calloway Co., KY
Father:  John POTTS
Mother:  Agness HOUSTON, d. 1830, Mecklenburg Co., NC

The LDS calls her Catherine __?__.

Children:
1.  John WYATT, b. 1784-90 
2.  (Daughter A) WYATT, b. 1784-1790
3.  Thomas WYATT, b. 1790 

born in Mecklenburg Co., NC:
4.  (Daughter B) WYATT, b. 1790-1794
5.  David WYATT, b. 1794 
6.  (Daughter C) WYATT, b. 1794-1800
7.  (Son D) WYATT, b. 1794-1800
8.  James WYATT, b. 1797 
9.  (Daughter D) WYATT, b. 1800-1804

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, North Carolina

Sources (n.b., both Rowan and Mecklenburg Cos. were in existance by 1790; Marshall Co. was formed from Calloway Co. in 1842):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):  not found.

3.  1790 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #19 of 19; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1790 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 36/384 Ln. 7 Sylvester Wyatt Sylvester Wyatt
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white male 16 and over in or before 1774 = Sylvester (b. 1761/2)
2 free white males 15 and under 1774-1790 = John (b. 1784-90)
= Thomas (b. 1790)
2 free white females all ages in or before 1790 = Caroline
= Daughter A (b. 1784-90)

4a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the numerical data have the genders switched). 
1800 Wyatt, Silvester NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 601 21010-3101000

4b.  1800 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #80 of 87; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 300/601 Ln. 4 Silvester Wyatt 31010-21010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = James (b. 1797)
= David (b. 1794)
= Thomas (b. 1790)
1 male 10-15 1784-1790 = John (b. 1784-90)
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Sylvester (b. 1761/2)
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Daughter C
= Daughter B
1 female 10-15 1784-1790 = Daughter A
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Caroline

5.  1810 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 3; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 NC Mecklenburg Co. Capt Jno McKees Company p. 21/33B/478 Ln. 7 Silvester Wyatte 02101-11201-02-1-/200/
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 10-15 1794-1800 = James (b. 1797)
= David (b. 1794)
1 male 16-25 1784-1794 = Thomas (b. 1790)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Sylvester (b. 1761/2)
1 female 9 or under 1800-1810 = Daughter D
1 female 10-15 1794-1800 = Daughter C
2 females 16-25 1784-1794 = Daughter B
= Daughter A
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Caroline
2 slaves all ages in or bef. 1810 = ? ?
1 number of looms
200 yards of cloth
Listed 11 lines from Sylvester's son, John WYATT.

6.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #26 of 45; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 187 Ln. 09 Silvester Wyett 000101-00201-0-100 0000-0101
1820 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 187 Ln. 10 James Wyett 000100-00100-0-100 no slaves
1820 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 187 Ln. 12 John Wyett 001110-11010-0-200 no slaves
1820 NC Mecklenburg Co. p. 187 Ln. 18 David Wyett 000010-10100-0-100 1000-0000
Sylvester's data indicate:
No., Race, Gender  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 19-25* 1794-1801 = Son D
1 white male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Sylvester (b. 1797) 
2 white females 16-25 1794-1804 = Daughter D
= Daughter C
1 white female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Caroline
1 person engaged in agriculture
1 female slave 14-25 1794-1806 = ?
1 female slave 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = ?
*In the 1820 Census, the third column is age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any individual in column three is duplicated in column four.  By subtracting the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create an age class "19-25."

7.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #53-54 of 176; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 NC Mecklenberg Co. p. 27/331 Ln. 4 Selvester Wiett 000 010 001 - 000 000 100 531 110 - 100 300
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 20-29 1800-1810 = Son D?
1 white male 60-69 1760-1770 =  Sylvester (b. 1761)
1 white female 40-49 1780-1790 = ?
5 male slaves 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ? ? ? ?
3 male slaves 10-23 1806-1820 = ? ? ?
1 male slave 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
1 male slave 36-54 1775-1794 = ?
1 male slave 55-99 1730-1775 = ?
1 female slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ?
3 female slaves 36-54 1775-1794 = ? ? ?
Other WIETTs/WYATTs in county:  on previous page, James and Thomas; on following page:  John.

8.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #43-44 of 106; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 KY Calloway [now Marshall] Co. pp. 74B-75A Ln. 20 Silvester Wiatt 010 000 000 100 - 000 000 100 100000-020100 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 5-9 1830-1835 = grandson?
1 white male 70-79 1760-1770 = Sylvester (b. 1761) 
1 white female 40-49 1790-1800 = daughter? 
1 male slave 9 or under 1830-1840 = ?
2 female slaves 10-23 1816-1830 = ? ?
1 female slave 36-54 1785-1804 = ?
2 persons employed in agriculture
Listed 19 lines from James WIATT/WYATT.

9.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Marshall Co., KY, p. 466, 494/494, enumerated 24 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Sylvester Wiett  88 M Farmer 460 NC
Thomas J.   "  23 M   "   "
Polly       "  23 F     Ky
Mary E.     " 3/12 F     "
Thomas Jefferson WYATT is said to be Sylvester's grandson, Polly is Thomas' wife, and Mary is their daughter. 

10.  Descendants of Robert Houseson by Debra L. Gatlin. [link died]

11.  Ancestors of Margaret Ann RATLIFF by John W. Schulke.

12a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

12b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org):

13.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 1, Pedigree #4240 ; Vol. 5, Pedigree #3055; Vol. 9, Pedigree #2887; Vol. 21, Pedigree #1862; Vol. 22, Pedigree #2680 (these last three appear to be the same exact pedigree).

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