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From Bluegrass to Bluebonnets______________________________________________________

Descendants of Jordan and Susannah Wyatt
~3rd generation continued~

Marcus Wyatt 1869-1933

Mark Wyatt was the fifth son and youngest child of Jordan and Charlotte Wyatt. He was born on 10 November 1869 in Burnet County Texas.

He married Mary Jane Pierce at a place called Salt Works Crossing in Llano County on 26 February 1889.Mary Jane was born in Texas on 27 December 1870. She was the daughter of Steven Christopher Pierce and Nancy Catherine McClerin.

Mark and Mary Jane lived in Burnet County until about 1898/99 before moving to West Texas. On the 1900 census of Runnels County, they are living in Pct. 3, either in or near Winters, Texas.

Mark and Mary Jane had six children:

1) Nancy Catherine Wyatt, b. 10 December 1889, d. 3 july 1963. Married W.W.Hopper on 24 December 1908. Married John Colelacer.

2) Archie D. Wyatt, b. 25 December 1891 in Burnet County, d. 0n December 1977, burial Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Texas. Married Dorah Omega Wyatt, daughter of William Bell Wyatt and Emma Georgia Boydston, in Abilene, Texas on 4 September 1912. They had six children.

3) Emma Lee Wyatt, b. 6 June 1894 in Burnet County Texas, d.2 December 1965. Married Tom Talley.

4) Lena Mae Wyatt, b. 5 August 1897 in Burnet County, d. 6 June 1983 in Kountz,Texas Married George Thomas Herridge, son of James Herridge and Dollie Harriet Crider, in Winters, Texas on 2 February 1920. they had four children.

5) Clem Wyatt, b. 2 April 1902 in Runnels County Texas, d. 22 October 1948 in Tom Green County Texas. Married Vesteria Lucy Foster.

6) Bessie Viola Wyatt, born 11 August 1904 in Coleman County Texas. She m. Clarence Cox, son
of Porter Bradley Cox and Nelle Belle Spence. They had one child.

Mary Jane died on 9 November 1926, and Mark died on 29 March 1933. Both are buried in Winters, Texas.


NOTES & SOURCES:

Family interviews.
Marriage records, Llano County.
Census records, Runnels County.
Additions and corrections to these pages are welcome.

 


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