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Berzillai Yates (1757 - 1841)

Sgt. Berzillai Yates
Born in Uxbridge, Worcester, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half] and
Husband of — married 9 Jul 1781 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wyoming County, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Feb 2016
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Biography

Barzillai Yates was born to James and Elizabeth (Haskins) Yates on 12 October 1757 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.[1]

He married Mercy Thayer on 9 July 1781 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.[2]

Barzillai was a brave Revolutionary War veteran, serving in Job Knapp's company, Colonel Cushing's Regiment.

He died on 1 September 1841 in Wyoming County, New York and was buried at Yates Settlement Cemetery in Rock Glen, Wyoming County, New York.[3]

Sources

  1. Birth Record.
  2. Barzillai Yates and Mercy Thayer marriage record.
  3. Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 February 2021), memorial page for Sgt Berzillai Yates (12 Oct 1757 – 1 Sep 1841), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22981108, citing Yates Settlement Cemetery, Rock Glen, Wyoming County, New York, USA; Maintained by Marsha Redden (contributor 19682360).
  • Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2016), Worcester County, Uxbridge; Births, Marriages, Deaths 1717-1837, image 230 of 259; Uxbridge town clerk office, Massachusetts.


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