William Yates was born in New Hampshire (1850 Census), 30 Aug 1772, parents not identified;
died at Greenwood, Maine, 30 Sep 1868, and buried there in the Patch Mountain Cemetery;
married, Mar 1794, Martha Morgan.
Farmer at Greenwood, Maine,
where, in 1802, he was among the first settlers.
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
"Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKXM-HPQY : 16 March 2018), William Yeats, ; citing Greenwood, Oxford, Maine, United States, Cemetery Patch Mt, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 2,184,976.
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) .
"United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHG9-8GW : 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.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6VM-46D : 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.).
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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