Richard Wyatt (1762 – 1845)

“Richard Wyatt… was born Jan 1, 1762 and died June 12, 1845,” at the home of his daughter Anne.  “He served creditably in the Revolutionary war”  (He attained the rank of Captain in the Continental Army.) “leaving school and enlisting at the early age of fourteen.

On Dec. 8, 1796, he was married to Nancy Ware, daughter of Capt. John Ware and his wife Ann (Harrison) Ware.  Their children were:  Elizabeth, who married Rev. Robert Wilkinson; Anne Harrison, who married Samuel A. Guy; Richard Ware who married Harriet King Harris; and Sarah Chiles, who was the second wife of Samuel A. Guy.”

Sources:  Historical and Biographical Annals of Columbia and Montour Counties, PA, Vol. 2, J.H. Beers and Co. 1915, page 914

Colonial Families of the Southern States of America, by Stella Pickett Hardy, Thomas A. Wright Printer and Publisher, NY, 1911, page 548

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