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Thomas Yates Jr. (1798 - 1855)

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Thomas Yates Jr.
Born in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USAmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Atlas, Lamar County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Aug 2016 | Last significant change: 18 Feb 2019
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Thomas Yates Jr., son of Thomas Yates-3206 and Rebecca Ragsdale-631 Yates , was born on 27 March 1798 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA.

He married Avis Totelo Griffin-6791 daughter of William Griffin-3210 and MargaretMcDole-30 Griffin, in 1816.

Thomas died on 21 Dec. 1855 at Atlas, Lamar County, Texas and was buried at McDonald Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.

Children of Thomas and Avis

  1. Lewis Luke Yates b. 1817
  2. William Griffin Yates b. 1819 married Julia Voss.
  3. Albert Gallatin Yates b. 1820
  4. Ira Griffin Yates b. 1824
  5. Martha Ann Elizabeth Yates b. 1825 married Eli Jenway Shelton
  6. Thomas Keeling Yates b. 1829 married Adeline Elizabeth Helm.
  7. James Tilton Yates b. 1830 married MaryJane Lyday
  8. Larkin Lewis Yates b. 1831
  9. Rebecca Elmina Yates b. 1844


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