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James Yates (1762 - aft. 1844)

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James Yates
Born [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1784 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Robertson Co., Tennesseemap
Profile last modified 13 May 2019 | Created 27 Feb 2015
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Contents

Biography

Children

Derived from (and as ordered in) his will; there may have been others:

  1. Charles Yates
  2. Elizabeth m. bef 1844 ____ Wallen?
    1. Meredith [male] Wallen?
  3. Milly m. bef 1844 ____ Swan?
  4. Jane Yates (single as of 1844)
  5. Lydia m. bef 1844 ____ Clark
  6. Susan m. bef 1844 ____ Hudson
  7. Phebe m. bef 1844 ____ Griffin
    1. James Griffin
    2. Margaret Griffin

Grandchildren (from will; parents not known):

  1. Lydia Ann Clark [could be dau of Charles, above, unless there were other male sons, not named in will]
  2. Lydia Ann Randolph

Last Will & Testament[1]

  • to my Wife Lydia… (gave to her among other things "my servant man Bill and his wife Isabella; my boy Alexander, my girl Amanda, my girl Caroline, my man Loney, my old servant John and his wife Chanty, my boy Bill (son of the above named Bill);
  • to my son Charles (ref to Lewis Yates) (including my servant Lewis and his wife Fanny and two children George and Jefferson, another boy John "commonly called John Strangter/Thangter?);
  • unto my daughter Elizabeth Wallen? my servant Thomas (already in her possession), my boy Ned, and girl Huldah... and at her death to her son Meredith;
  • to my daughter Milly Swan? my servant Windo?;
  • unto my daughter Jane Yates my servants Sabe, Mary & John (the son of Lewis);
  • to my daughter Lydia Clark my servant John commonly called Big John and my girl Jane;
  • to my grand dau Lydia Ann Clark my girl Lydia;
  • to my daughter Susan Hudson;
  • to my daughter Phebe Griffin;
  • to my granddaughter Lydia Ann Randolph my servant Luke;
  • to my grand children James & Margaret Griffin my servant Gertrude and her youngest child not now named;

General Rich'd Chatham & Wm? or Thom. Eatherly? as executors; 12 Jun 1844 (signed with his mark)

Slaves owned by James Yates Sr.

Extracted from his last will and testament (1844)[2]

  • my servant man Bill and his wife Isabella
  • my boy Alexander
  • my girl Amanda
  • my girl Caroline
  • my man Loney
  • my old servant John and his wife Chanty,
  • my boy Bill (son of the above named Bill);
  • my servant Lewis and his wife Fanny and two children George and Jefferson [implication: George and Jefferson were children of Lewis and Fanny]
  • another boy John "commonly called John Strangter/Thangter?)
  • my servant Thomas
  • my boy Ned, and
  • girl Huldah
  • my servant Windo?
  • my servants Sabe, Mary & John (the son of Lewis);
  • my servant John commonly called Big John
  • my girl Jane;
  • my girl Lydia;
  • my servant Luke;
  • my servant Gertrude and her youngest child not now named

Sources

  1. Will of James Yates Sr. [brother of William], 4? Jun 1844, Robertson Co., Roll 88, Book 12, p 210-212
  2. Will of James Yates Sr. [brother of William], 4? Jun 1844, Robertson Co., Roll 88, Book 12, p 210-212

See also:

  • Evelyn Yates Carpenter, John Yates & His Descendants, c1989, p 247a


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