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James Yates (abt. 1785 - aft. 1870)

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James Yates
Born about in North Carolina, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 6 Jul 1820 in Grainger Co., Tennesseemap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Oct 2019 | Created 5 Dec 2013 | Last significant change: 18 Oct 2019
00:43: Patricia Roche edited the Birth Place and Death Place for James Yates (abt.1785-aft.1870). [Thank Patricia for this]
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  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 31 July 2015), James Yates and Susan Nicely, 06 Jul 1820; citing Grainger, Tennessee, United States, county courthouses, Tennessee; FHL microfilm .
  • "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 June 2015), James Yates, Grainger county, Grainger, Tennessee, United States; citing family 704, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), James Yates, 1860.
  • Mildred Fowler's notes on the Roach/Roche family researched with Alfred L. Roach of Tulsa OK
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), James Yates, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 16, family 109, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,029.

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