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John Yates (abt. 1749 - 1812)

John Yates
Born about in St Margarets Parish, Caroline, Virginiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 11 May 1785 in Caroline County, Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caroline Co., Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 May 2017
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John was born in 1749 or 1764. He was the son of Michael Yates and Martha Marshall. He passed away on Sep 16, 1812. [1]


U.S. and International Marriage Records 1560-1900
Name John Yates
Gender Male
Spouse Name Nancy Ann Coleman
Spouse Birth Year 1766
Number Pages 1
Household Members
Name Age
John Yates
Nancy Ann Coleman


Will: 16 SEP 1812 Caroline Co., Virginia Event: Will Probated 12 DEC 1812 Caroline Co., Virginia


He died testate in Caroline County, his will being dated September 16, 1812, was probated at court on December 12, 1812.

To wife during life the tract whereon he resided on the south side of South River; personalty and slaves. Youngest children, that is, Martha Marshall, Thomas Coleman, George, William and Ann Caroline were to live with his widow and be educated by her. To children -- Millicent Yates, George Yates and Ann Caroline Yates personalty. The dwelling-plantation was to be sold on Dec. 1, 1821, and divided among all children -- Michael Warfield Yates, Reuben Coleman Yates, Millicent Yates, Mary Yates, John Marshall Yates, Martha Marshall Yates, Thomas Coleman Yates, George Yates, William Yates and Ann Caroline Yates. Executors -- son Michael Warfield Yates and friend Littleton Goodwin.


  1. Unsourced family tree handed down to Julie Turner.
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Author, Yates Publishing, Publisher, Operations Inc, Publisher Date, 2004, Publisher , Location, Provo, UT, USA

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Yates-5734 and Yates-4019 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, exact same spouse on both profiles, same birth state, same death year

Thank you for reviewing, Teresa (wikitree Arborist)

posted by Teresa Downey

Y  >  Yates  >  John Yates