Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Or Pyatt. Pronounced "Pie-at".

Jacob Piatt,
born 1678.
See wikitree.
He mar Mary Hull [born 1681].
They had issue:

John Piatt,
born 1710,
had issue:

William Piatt,
born 1743.
He died 1791 in St. Clair's Defeat (the greatest victory ever by Native Americans over the US Army).
He had issue:

John James Piatt,
born 1779,
had issue:

John Bear Piatt,
born 1805,
had issue:

John James Piatt,
born 1835.
He mar Sarah Bryan (and search).
She is the poet Sarah Piatt.
He was U.S. Consul at Cork, Ireland, 1882-1893 (when Ireland part of UK).
They had issue:

  1. Arthur Donn Piatt,
    born 1867, Georgetown, Washington DC. NOT spelt "Don".
    He was US Vice-Consul in Ireland. (This is NOT confusion with his father.)
    He mar 1901 to Hester Sigerson [born 1870 or 1871].
    Census 1911 lists him as "American Vice and Deputy Consul" (when Ireland part of UK).
    Hester was a poet. She wrote as "Hester Sigerson" or "Hester Sigerson-Piatt". She is listed as "journalist" in 1911 census.
    See entry in [Census, 1911]. Under religion she is listed as "Catholic", he is "Information refused".
    Arthur died 1914, Dublin, age 47 yrs.

    Hester stayed in Ireland.
    She was member of Cumann na mBan from 1919.
    She corresponded with Annie Kickham Cleary. She was author of the Kickham memoir [Sigerson, 1933].
    She attended Nell's funeral Sat 10 June 1939.
    She died only days later, Fri 16 June 1939, age 68 or 69 yrs, at her daughter's house in Mount Merrion.
    See death notice, Weekly Irish Times, 24 June 1939.
    They had issue:

    1. Eibhlín Sigerson Piatt,
      Eibhlín Hester Sigerson Piatt, born 30th Sept 1911,
      NOT Evelyn,
      mar 1934 to Emmet Humphreys [born 3rd Oct 1902] and had issue.

Memorial in Fort Recovery, Ohio, to the dead of St. Clair's Defeat (1791).
It lists Capt. Piatt (see top RHS).
See full size. From here.



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