John Yates

John Robert Yates (1892 - 1954)

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John Robert Yates
Born in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Jun 1921 in Lynchburg, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brookneal, Campbell, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 16 Aug 2019 | Created 12 Feb 2015 | Last significant change: 16 Aug 2019
19:41: Katherine (Dick) Benbow edited the Primary Photo for John Robert Yates (1892-1954). [Thank Katherine for this]
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Biography

John Robert Yates was the son of Chesley Yates and Mary Barksdale. He was married to Miriam Snell. [1]

John Robert Yates was a tobacco farmer for much of his later life, also working as an auctioneer. Earlier in life he was a postmaster in Brookneal. (source: personal family knowledge of Katherine Benbow)

Alternative death location given

Burial

FindAGrave.com memorial #60972821 in Wickliffe Cemetery, Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, USA

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/CD3C-R3Z : accessed 12 February 2015), John Yates, Brookneal, Campbell, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0003, sheet 2B, family 39, line 84, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2438; FHL microfilm 2,342,172.
  1. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [img] via Ancestry.com
  • birth and death records, family knowledge, census information

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMND-PRX : accessed 11 January 2016), John R Yates in household of Mary A Yates, Banister District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 125, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,722.

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6ZW-D77 : accessed 11 January 2016), John Robert Yates, 1917-1918; citing Pittsylvania County no 1, Virginia, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,985,043.

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