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Martha Patricia (Yates) Poynter (1818 - aft. 1855)

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Martha Patricia "Patsy" Poynter formerly Yates
Born in Kentuckymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Metcalf County, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Sep 2016
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Born to Michael M. and Rachel Briggs-Yates in Kentucky, probably Bourbon County.


Spouse: James POINTER
Martha Patricia Yates b: ABT 1818 in KY
DATE: 1 JUL 1846 in Adair Co., KY
This looks like the right family, James and Martha and his kids from his 1st wife,_______
1850 Barren county, Kentucky
Age 43
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1807
Birthplace Kentucky
House Number 322
James Pointer M 43 Kentucky
Martha Pointer F 32
William H Pointer M 19 Kentucky
Sarah J Pointer F 13 Kentucky
John Pointer M 11 Kentucky
James H Pointer M 9 Kentucky
Lewis A Pointer M 5 Kentucky
Mary F Pointer F 3 Kentucky
Jasper N Pointer M 2 Kentucky
Aaron T Pointer M 0 Kentucky
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Martha "Patsy" passed away after the birth of Harvey F. in 1855 according to the rootsweb TREE...Harvey F is not listed on the 1860 census with his father and 2 brothers... Benjamin W who was born 1854, the birth records for Martha E and Benjamin W are listed below, but no birth record for Charles Michael being born to Martha Yates has been found. The Martha E born 1853 is not listed on the 1860 census with James and the 2 sons...

1860 P.O. East Fork, Metcalfe, Kentucky
Age 50
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1810
Birthplace Ky
Page 98
William Ailer M 35 Ky
Susan Ailer F 35 Ky
Elizabeth Ailer F 13 Ky
Rachael J Ailer F 11 Ky
Martha H Ailer F 10 Ky
John H Ailer M 9 Ky
Margaret C Ailer F 6 Ky
Maria H Ailer F 4 Ky
Mary S Ailer F 1 Ky
James Pointer M 50 Ky
C Michael Pointer M 7 Ky
Benjamin W Pointer M 5 Ky
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  1. Jasper Newton Poynter b: SEP 1848 in KY
  2. Aaron Thomas Poynter b: 1850 in KY
  3. Charles Michael Poynter b: 22 DEC 1852 in KY
  4. Martha E. Poynter b: 1 JUN 1853 in Barren Co., KY
  5. Benjamin Ward Poynter b: 15 SEP 1854 in KY
  6. Harvey F. Poynter b: 10 JAN 1855 in KY

Martha was born in 1818. Martha Yates ... She passed away in 1855.

Children's DATA

Kentucky Births and Christenings
Name Benjamin W.
Christening Place , BARREN, KENTUCKY
Birth Date 15 Sep 1854
Father's Name James Poynter
Mother's Name Patsy Yates
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Kentucky Births and Christenings
Name Martha E. Pointer
Birth Date 01 Jun 1853
Birthplace Barren, Kentucky
Father's Name James Pointer
Mother's Name Martha Yates
Citing this Record


  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), James Pointer, Barren county, part of, Barren, Kentucky, United States; citing family 328, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), James Poynter in entry for Benjamin W., 15 Sep 1854; citing , reference 2:P44CWK; FHL microfilm 216,816.
  • "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), James Pointer in entry for Martha E. Pointer, 01 Jun 1853; citing Barren, Kentucky, reference ; FHL microfilm 216,816.

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