Christopher Clark Hyatt (1799 - 1884) MP

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Christopher Clark Hyatt 1799-1884

Parents: Christopher Hyatt and Sarah Clark

Wife: Catherine Culver m. February 25, 1824

Children: birth order unknown

  • Culver Hyatt
  • Richard Hyatt
  • Katherine Hyatt

Hyattsville is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States.The city was named for its founder, Christopher Clark Hyatt. He purchased his first parcel of land in the area in March 1845. He thought the proximity to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks and the telegraph lines made the area a good site for a town, and the surrounding farmlands were soon subdivided into housing lots. The name Hyattsville was being used for the settlement by 1859.

The historic district of the city is home to a number of Victorian houses built in the late 1880s and Sears bungalows and Arts & Crafts houses built between the wars (late 1910s and early 1940s).

In 1982, a portion of the city was placed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Hyattsville Historic District; the district was extended in late 2004.