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Robbert Yates (1688 - 1748)

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Robbert (Robert) Yates aka Jedts
Born in Albany, New Yorkmap
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Died in Schenectady, New Yorkmap
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Categories: New Netherland Descendants 1674-1776 | New Netherland Main Profile | Albany, New York | Schenectady, New York | Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York.

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.[1] He was baptized in the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany on 11 November 1688, recorded as "Robbert, of Jedts. By Judik Marselisz."[2]

He settled at Schenectady, New York, in 1711. He was a merchant and also had a tan-yard.[3]

He married Margaret, daughter of Claas De Graff, in Schenectady on 15 February 1712.[4][5]

Robert died March 4, 1748, in his 60th year, and was buried in Vale Cemetery in Schenectady.[6]


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  2. Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York, 1683–1809, Excerpted from Year Books of the Holland Society of New York. Part 1, page 45.
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  • Munsell, Joel. Collections on the History of Albany: From Its Discovery to the Present Time ; with Notices of Its Public Institutions, and Biographical Sketches of Citizens Deceased. 1871. Volume 4, p. 184y.
  • Yates, Austin A. Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century. New York: New York History Co., 1902. pp. 270-277. Republished online by Schenectady County Public Library.

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