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James Yates (abt. 1815 - abt. 1876)

James Yates
Born about in Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1835 in Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Paint Creek, Floyd County, Kentuckymap
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Biography

James YATES was born about 1815 in Virginia and died on 15 June 1876 in Paint Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky.[1] He was the son of Valentine Yates and Susannah Gunnells. He was buried in Yates Family Homestead Cemetery in Beaver, Floyd County, Kentucky.[2]

Marriage (1):

He was married about 1835 to Elizabeth NEAL.

Spouse (1):

Elizabeth NEAL was born about 1816 and died on 14 June 1853 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Calvin NEAL and his wife Nancy JOHNSON.

  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 November 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Neal Yates (1816–14 Jun 1853), Find A Grave: Memorial #98251133, citing Yates Homestead, McDowell, Floyd County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Risner (contributor 46830548).

Residences, After Marriage:

1840 United States Federal Census record
1850 United States Federal Census record - Floyd County, Kentucky[3]

Marriage (2):

He married Elizabeth Fraley in 1853 in Kentucky.

Spouse (2):

Elizabeth FRALEY was born about 1817 in Kentucky and died on 6 August 1877 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Daniel FRALEY and Polly HATFIELD.

  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 November 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Fraley Yates (1817–6 Aug 1877), Find A Grave: Memorial #98251201, citing Yates Family Homestead, Beaver, Floyd County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Risner (contributor 46830548).

Residences, After Marriage:

1860 United States Federal Census record - Prestonsburg (post office)Floyd County, Kentucky[4]
1870 United States Federal Census record - Prestonsburg (post office), Precinct 8, Floyd County, Kentucky[5]

Research Progress

Death

Name: James Yates
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 70
Birth Date: abt 1806
Residence Place: Floyd County, Kentucky
Death Date: 15 July 1876
Death Place: Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
Father: Valuntine Yates
Mother: Susan Yates

Notes

There are a number of children born to James Yates in Kentucky. More research would need to be done to determine which ones are his. The children listed in his census records were:
  1. Esther YATES[3] (Born: About 1836 in Virginia)
  2. Jackson YATES[3], [4] (Born: About 1838 in Virginia)
  3. Alexander YATES[3], [4] (Born: About 1840 in Virginia)
  4. John YATES[3], [4] (Born: About 1843 in Kentucky)
  5. Charlotte "Lotta" YATES[3], [4] (Born: About 1846 in Kentucky)
  6. Barney YATES[3] (Born: About 1848 in Kentucky)
  7. Lorenzo D. YATES[4] (Born: About 1848 in Kentucky)
  8. William Fraley YATES[4], [5] (Born: Between 1847 - 1849 in Kentucky)
  9. Garland YATES[4], [5] (Gender: Male; Born: 1853 in Kentucky)

Sources

  1. "Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953," database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/1222/KYVR_994034-0321/167429 : accessed 18 Oct 2017), line 13, death entry for James Yatees, 15 July 1876; citing Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.Kentucky. Birth and Death Records: Covington, Lexington, Louisville, and Newport – Microfilm (before 1911). Microfilm rolls #7007125-7007131, 7011804-7011813, 7012974-7013570, 7015456-7015462. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.Kentucky. Vital Statistics Original Death Certificates – Microfilm (1911-1964). Microfilm rolls #7016130-7041803. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. TEXT: James Yates, Age 70, Residence Floyd, Death Date 15 Jul 1876, Death Place Floyd, Kentucky, Father Valuntine Yates, Mother Susan Yates
  2. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL6-TNG5 : 15 March 2016), James Yates, 1876; Burial, Beaver, Floyd, Kentucky, United States of America, Yates Family Homestead; citing record ID 98251078, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65S-V8R : 12 April 2016), James Yates, Floyd county, Floyd, Kentucky, United States; citing family 111, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZBS-PJ1 : 30 September 2017), James Yates, 1860.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXWM-RY1 : 12 April 2016), James Yates, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 12, family 84, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,960.

Acknowledgements

  • Sourced by Team Virginia in the 2017 Source-A-Thon
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #98251078 for James Yates


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Yates-3602 and Yates-3460 appear to represent the same person because: Same Find A Grave memorial, same parents (see biography), same date of death.
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James is 19 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 17 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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