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Andreas Christoffelse Yates (bef. 1773 - 1844)

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Andreas Christoffelse (Andrew) Yates
Born before in Schenectady, New Yorkmap
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Died in New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Dec 2016
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ANDREAS (Andrew), son of Col. Christoffel, m. first, Mary Austin; secondly, Hannah A. Hooper, who d. Oct. 22, 1859, a. 76ys. He was a minister of the Reformed Dutch church; 1797-1801, professor of Latin and Greek languages; 1814-1822, professor of Moral Philosophy and Logic in Union College, d. at Schenectady Oct. 14, 1844, in his 73d year. Ch. of the first wife: Christopher, b. Aug. 3, 1798; John Austin, b. May 31, 1801, graduated at Union College 1821, professor of Oriental Literature 1823-1849, d. Aug. 27, 1849; Andrew J., graduated at Union College, d. Aug. 8, 1856. Ch. of second wife: James Hooper, b. Oct. 9, 1815, graduated at Union College, d. 1861; Christopher, b. Feb. 12, 1818; Helena, b. Sept. 1, 1819; Joseph, b. May 20, 1821; Ann Elisabeth, bp. Aug. 18, 1822.

Dr. Yates was a man of superior intellectual endowments, and was well versed in ancient and modern languages, including Holland Dutch. His professorship at Union College was productive of much benefit to that institution while in its infancy. His whole life was one of useful activity. Laboring diligently to increase the facilities for religious worship, he built thirteen churches, mostly missions of the Reformed denomination, all of which are still standing and are in a flourishing condition. He inherited considerable wealth from his father's estate. For his first wife he married Mary Austin, who was of English Puritan stock, and was a relative of the founder of Austin, Tex. Of this union there were two sons ? John Austin and Andrew

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