The Rungs of Ladders

The Rungs of Ladders : A Wyatt History in England & the United States, from 1066 to Modern Times

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The Rungs of Ladders, A Wyatt History in England & the United States, from 1066 to Modern Times is a genealogical history book. It focuses on the origins of Wyatts connected to those in the United States. This book is a one of a kind in that the writer explains the research process so that researchers new to genealogy gain a deeper understanding of terms, relationships, documents, etc. This book also incorporates stories handed down from family members who lived in Virginia, New Jersey and North Carolina. It contains several images and explains a visual technique designed by the author/researcher to discern genealogical connections without having to draw the traditional trees of boxes and circles. The Rungs of Ladders, A Wyatt History in England & the United States includes true stories from the American Civil War veterans who returned home to speak of what they had seen. This book incorporates explanations of how the Dandridge lineages -- that of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington -- wife of first U.S. President George Washington, connects into the Wyatts via her aunt Elizabeth Dandridge Wyatt -- not to be confused with her sister Elizabeth. It explains how one of William the Conqueoror's daughters married England's earliest recorded Wyatt -- Captain Adam Guyott sometime around or after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This book examines the relationships between the Boleyn lineage of Queen Consort Anne Boleyn -- the second wife of King Henry VIII. It contains details about Sir Thomas Wyatt, the Younger, his father, ancestors and descendants. Additionally, there are separate sections that show the actual trees for the descendants of Maredudd ap Tudur [Tudor lineage], the descendants of Sir Thomas Boleyn, and the descendants of Bartholomew Dandridge. This book includes famous and unknown Wyatts. It gives a detailed accounting of Jamestown, Virginia's earliest Wyatt brothers Royal Governor Sir Francis Wyatt and Rev. Haute Wyatt. The book is dedicated to the author's father James Noah Hinson, M.D. who took a particular interest in Wyatt lineage. Details of his life are included in the front matter dedication and in a back matter section titled: "In Honor of James Noah Hinson, M.D. [1929-2015]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 778 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 39mm | 1,324g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508528284
  • 9781508528289