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John Edward Amyett
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1832
Death: Jul. 2, 1872

He married in Craven Co., NC, December 17, 1856, Mary Haywood (Hayward), b. 1837, d. 1904.

He is listed in the 1860 US Census in New Bern, NC, as:
John E. Amyett, 27
Mary Amyett, 20
James Haywood, 14
all born in North Carolina

He is listed in the 1870 US Census in New Bern, NC, as:
John E. Amyett, 38, Retail Grocery Merchant
Mary Amyett, 32
Ida B. Amyett, 10
Maud H. Amyett, 6
Mary Amyett, 2
Rosannah Fisher, 15, Domestic Servant
All born in North Carolina

His estate was probated in Craven Co., NC, in 1872 with F.C. Roberts as Executor. [Note that the accounts in his estate could serve as a census of New Bern in 1872.]

His widow, Mary Haywood Amyett, married second in Craven Co., NC, November 6, 1873, John A. Richardson, #36766785, b. 1838, d. 1892. They had one son:
a. Carlton Hughes Richardson, #98647668, b. 1875, d. 1930; m. 1899 Hannah H. Laughinghouse

His widow Mary was listed in the 1880 US Census in New Bern, Craven Co., NC, as:
J.A. Richardson, self, 47, RR Conductor
Mary Richardson, wife, 42
Ida Amyett, step-dau, 19
Maud Amyett, step-dau, 16
Mamie Amyett, step-dau, 12
Carl H. Richardson, son, 5

John Amyett and Mary had children:

1. Anna Holland Amyett, b. ca 1856-1872, d.y.

2. Bettie Wren Amyett, b. ca 1856-1872, d.y.

3. Ida Blanton Amyett, #36767198, b. 1860, d. 1882

4. Maud Haywood Amyett, #77127479, b. 1863, d. 1935; m. Stephen Cambreleng Bragaw, #77127479, b. 1868, d. 1930

5. Mary "Mamie" Amyett, #151017175, b. 1869. d. 1927; m. NC 1889 John Moore Manning, #126368800, b. 1857, d. 1933

From WPA Survey of 1939 and LDS Family Search.
Family links: 
  Mary Haywood Richardson (1837 - 1904)*
  Anna Holland Amyett*
  Bettie Wren Amyett*
  Ida Blanton Amyett (1860 - 1882)*
  Maud Haywood Amyett Bragaw (1862 - 1935)*
  Mary Amyett Manning (1869 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Grove Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Jim Dugan
Record added: Aug 12, 2013
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John Edward Amyett
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