||Robert Yates was a New Netherland Descendant 1674-1776.|
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Robert was a son of Joseph Yates and Huybertje Marselis. He was born November 4, 1688, in Albany, New York. He was baptized in the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany on 11 November 1688, recorded as "Robbert, of Jedts. By Judik Marselisz."
He settled at Schenectady, New York, in 1711. He was a merchant and also had a tan-yard.
Robert died March 4, 1748, in his 60th year, and was buried in Vale Cemetery in Schenectady.
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