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William Yates (1772 - 1868)

William Yates aka Yeats
Born in New Hampshiremap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married May 1794 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Greenwood, Oxford, Maine, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Mar 2011
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William Yates was born in New Hampshire (1850 Census), 30 Aug 1772, parents not identified; [1] died at Greenwood, Maine, 30 Sep 1868, and buried there in the Patch Mountain Cemetery; [2] [3] married, Mar 1794, Martha Morgan. [4]

Farmer at Greenwood, Maine, [5] [6] [7] where, in 1802, he was among the first settlers. [8]


  1. William Yates, The Yates Book: William Yates and His Descendants (Edward M. Yates and Edgar Yates, Old Orchard, Maine, 1906, 47 pages, including index), p. 11. Cit. Date: 15 Apr 2020
  2. "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), William Yeats, ; citing Greenwood, Oxford, Maine, United States, Cemetery Patch Mt, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 2,184,976.
  3. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 15 April 2020), memorial page for William Yeats (30 Aug 1772–30 Sep 1868), Find A Grave: Memorial #111747209, citing Patch Mountain Cemetery, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by John Vail (contributor 47790392) .
  4. Yates, op. cit., p. 15. Cit. Date: 15 Apr 2020
  5. "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 April 2020), William Yates, Greenwood, Oxford, Maine, United States; citing p. 14, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 37; FHL microfilm 281,241.
  6. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), Wm Yates, Greenwood, Oxford, Maine, United States; citing family 86, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2020), Wm Yates, 1860.
  8. Yates, op. cit., p. 17

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