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William T. WYATT
Husband:  William T. WYATT
Birth:  1802/3, TN
Death:  9 Jul 1880, Spickard, Grundy Co., MO
Disposition:  buried Wyatt Cemetery, Spickard, Grundy Co., MO
Occupation:  farmer

Our subject's parents may be this couple:
Father:  Thomas William WYATT
Mother:  Mary NEEDHAM
but the connection is not proven.

His middle name is alleged to be "Thompson," but I've not found anything to document his middle name.  If I had to guess, I'd say it would more likely be "Thomas."

Marriage-1:  19 Jan 1825, Todd Co., KY
Wife-1:  Rachel THOMPSON
Birth:  17 Jul 1803, Christian [now Todd] Co., KY
Death:  20 Jul 1868, Spickard, Grundy Co., MO
Disposition:  buried Wyatt Cemetery, Spickard, Grundy Co., MO 
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Peter THOMPSON
Mother:  unknown
Marriage-2:  11 Jul 1869, Grundy Co., MO
Wife-2:  Jeanette A. S. ROUNSAVELL [not ROUNDSVILLE]
Birth:  8 Oct 1831, IN
Death:  23 Dec 1870
Disposition:  buried Wyatt Cemetery, Spickard, Grundy Co., MO
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  David ROUNSAVELL
Mother:  Hester CLARK
Children with Rachel THOMPSON born in MO: 
1.  John Thompson WYATT, b. 9 Sep 1828 
2.  James Nathaniel Burroughs WYATT, b. 5 Feb 1831, Boone Co., MO 
3.  Mary E. WYATT, b. 1833 
4.  Thomas Jackson WYATT, b. 6 Apr 1835 
5.  Benjamin Franklin WYATT, b. 23 Nov 1838, Paris, Monroe Co., MO 
6.  Boone WYATT, b. 1841/2; d. 186_, Civil War; buried Springfield, Greene Co., MO
?.  Andrew WYATT, b. 1845/6 are Andrew and Boone the same person?
7.  Mattie WYATT, b. ca. 1848; apparently d. 1850
Secondary sources give William and Rachel two additional children:
.  Catherine WYATT
.  Sophia WYATT
but see the sources below for reasons these two cannot be their daughters.
Child with Jeanette ROUNSAVELL born in MO:
8.  William David WYATT, b. 8 Dec 1870; d. 12 Feb 1964
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1.  Family Group Sheet by Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati and her grandmother, Maude Irene (Thompson) Rose.

2a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Wyatt, William Thompson, Rachel 19 Jan 1825 Todd Co.

2b.  Jordan Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index:  Missouri, 1851-1900  (Broderbund CD-234):
Wyett, William ???, Jeanette A.S. 11 Jul 1869 Grundy Co.

3.  Family Quest Archives:  Missouri Federal Census 1830:  Lincoln, Marion, Chariton, Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Gasconade, Crawford, Cole, Montgomery, Pike, St. Charles, St. Louis, St. Genevieve, Perry, St. Francois, and Cape Girardeau Counties.  Heritage Quest CD M19-72 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 MO Franklin Co. p. 140A William Wyatt 001 010 100 - 221 110
These data indicate that this William was born 1780-90, so he could not be our subject.  Even if this were our subject's father, also named William, and even though the next younger male (b. 1800-1810) could be our William, there is no son in the house under age five, so again, this is not our subject.

4.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4-5 of 8; note that the number pages precede the name pages; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 MO Livingston [then Grundy, now Mercer] Co. Franklin Twp. Roll 225 pp. 274A-274B Ln. 7 William Wiatt 121 001 - 010 001 no slaves no occupations for anyone
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Benjamin Franklin (b. 1838)
2 males 5-9 1830-1835 = Thomas Jackson (b. 1835)
= James N.B. (b. 1831)
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = John (b. 1828)
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = William (b. 1802/3) 
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Mary (b. 1833)
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Rachel (b. 1803) 
There is no room here for Catherine, even if she was born in 1829 and not 1823.

5.  Grundy County, MO, 1850 Census (online at the Grundy County MOGenWeb site):  Dist. #35, p. 410, enumerated 15 Aug 1850, 341/342.
Wyatt Wm. 47 M Farmer 1000 Tenn
Wyatt Rachel 47 F     Ky
Wyatt James N.B. 19 M Farmer   Mo
Wyatt Jackson 15 M Farmer   Mo
Wyatt Franklin 13 M     Mo
Wyatt Boon  8 M     Mo
Catharine did not marry until 1858, so if she was their daughter, she should be here at home.

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 16):  Middlebury P.O., Franklin Twp., Grundy Co., MO, p. 461, PN 169, 1353/1196, enumerated 11 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Wm Wyatt 57 M   Farmer 2000 1000 Tenn
Rachal 56 F         Ky
Andrew 14 M         Mo
Andrew was not in the household in 1850.  Is he really their son?  Where is Boone?  Are Boone and Andrew the same person?  Boone died in the Civil War, so he was alive in 1860.  Listed five households from son, John Thompson WYATT

7.  Mrs. B.F. Hoover & Mrs. O.L. Livingston.  1964. Wyatt Cemetery, Grundy Co., MO (online at the Grundy County MOGenWeb site):
WYATT Rachel   Jul 20, 1870 65y-3d; w/o Wm.
WYATT Jeanetta A. Oct 8, 1831 Dec 23, 1870  
WYATT William   Jul  9, 1880 h/o Rachel
Rachel died in 1868, not 1870.

8.  Mrs. Lee Hathaway & Mrs. Vernal Ralston.  1962-64. Spickard Masonic Cemetery, Grundy County, MO (online at the Grundy County MOGenWeb site [link died]):
WRIGHT Wife of W.D.   21 Aug 1918 (Jeanette A. Roundsville?)
WYATT William David 8 Dec 1870 12 Feb 1964 Son of William T. & Jeanette A. (Roundsville)
What made them think Mrs. W.D. WRIGHT was Jeanette A. "ROUNDSVILLE"?

9.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name: William T. Wyatt Jeanetta A. Roundsavell Wyatt
Birth: unknown Oct. 8, 1831
Death: Jul. 9, 1880 Dec. 23, 1870
Note: h/o Rachel 2nd w/o William T. Wyatt
Burial: Wyatt Cemetery
Franklin Twp., Grundy Co., MO
Wyatt Cemetery
Franklin Twp., Grundy Co., MO
Spouse: Jeanetta A. Roundsavell Wyatt William T. Wyatt
Contributor: Larry G. Flesher, 7 Jul 2004 Larry G. Flesher, 7 Jul 2004
Memorial #: 9061329 9061325

10.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File.
The AF has Sophia WYATT as a daughter of William and Rachel.  She is not.  She is the daughter of John WYATT & Mary Ann DISBURY.  I suspect John may be a brother to our subject because John's widow moved to Grundy [now Mercer] Co. after John's death.  (Spickard is in northern Grundy Co., almost on the Mercer Co. line, and kinfolk  lived on both sides of the county line.) Thank you to Diane Schroeder for bringing this error to my attention.
The AF has Catherine WYATT (b. 1829) as a daughter of William & Rachel.  I don't see how she can be.  No daughter of that age shows up in the 1840 or 1850 census, nor does a daughter named Catherine, of any age, show up in 1850.  Catharine E. WYATT married Jason B. ST. CLAIR in Grundy Co., MO, in 1858, so she should have been in her parents' household in both 1840 and 1850.  She is not in William & Rachel's. 

11.  Emails from Diane Schroeder, Joleen Axtell, Jack Wyatt.

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