Elza Yates

Elza Houston Yates (1824 - 1903)

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Rev. Elza Houston Yates
Born in Shelby, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Mill Grove, Mercer, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Aug 2017
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Categories: Mercer County, Missouri, Homesteaders | Shelby County, Kentucky | Salem Cemetery, Mercer County, Missouri.


Elza was born about 1825 in Kentucky. His children were born in Indiana before 1850.[1] He acquired a homestead patent in Mercer, Missouri in 1852.[1] He is buried at Salem Cemetery, Mercer, Missouri.[2]

Research Notes

The following information has not been confirmed: Birth: Dec. 26, 1824 Shelby County Kentucky, USA Death: Dec. 26, 1903 Mill Grove Mercer County Missouri, USA He married Rachel Caroline Ogle 1844 in Indiana.


  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDZ4-G94 : 12 April 2016), Elza? Yates, Dodge county, part of, Dodge, Missouri, United States; citing family 296, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Elza by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Elza:

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Eliza Houston Yates and family
Eliza Houston Yates and family

Obituary of Rev Elza Yates
Obituary of Rev Elza Yates

Tombstone of Elza Yates
Tombstone of Elza Yates

Tombstone of Rev Elza Yates
Tombstone of Rev Elza Yates


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