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William Yates (abt. 1871 - 1912)

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William Yates
Born about in Mississippi, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Wilson, Arkansas, USAmap
Profile last modified 3 Feb 2020 | Created 7 Apr 2015 | Last significant change: 3 Feb 2020
19:12: Peggy Watkins edited the Biography for William Yates (abt.1871-1912). (Formatting.) [Thank Peggy for this]
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William was born about 1871, the son of Parhatteny Yates and Dicey Yates. Their family lived in Bladon Springs, Choctaw, Alabama.

United States Census, 1880
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Powhattan Yeates Self Male 50 Virginia, United States
Dicy Yeates Wife Female 35 Alabama, United States
Sarah Yeates Daughter Female 16 Alabama, United States
Willis Yeates Son Male 9 Michigan, United States
Rosa L Yeates Daughter Female 6 Michigan, United States
Hattie B Yeates Daughter Female 2 Alabama, United States[1]

Research Notes


Name: William /Yates


Date: ABT 1871
Place: Born into Slavery Tom Yates Owner/Mississippi, United States


Owned by Tom Yates, Sold off then ran away to the Civil War.


  1. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 August 2017), Powhattan Yeates, Bladon Springs, Choctaw, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district ED 13, sheet 117D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,006.

See also:

  • Author: and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Title: 1880 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010
  • Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


  • This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Yates-2421 was created by DrO Olmstead through the import of Bell Family Tree_2015-03-21.ged on Apr 5, 2015.

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