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Francis Yates (1619 - aft. 1682)

Francis Yates
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Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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[spouse(s) unknown]
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Died after in Westchester (town), New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Aug 2017 | Last significant change: 10 Sep 2020
13:10: Derrick Watson edited the Biography for Francis Yates (1619-aft.1682). (Corrected ref statement syntax - duplicated refnames) [Thank Derrick for this]
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Francis Yates was born about 1619 in England. He is mentioned in records of Hempstead, Long Island (New Netherland) from 1658 and 1667. In 1682 he was recorded at Westchester, New York.[1]

He made his will on 29 November 1682, naming children Mary, John, Dina, Jonathan, Dorothy. [1]

Francis Yates, Westchester." I will and bequeath to Mr. Wm Richardson my 5 children, Mary, John, Dinah, Jonathan and Dorothy, for him to keep soe many as he shall think fit, the rest to be put out to whom he shall think best. Provided that none of them be put out to any of my own kindred, nor any kindred of my wife." Witnesses. Ed. Waters John Jennings Nov. 29, 1682. Proved Dec. 18, 1682. Liber i. P. 454. [2]

He died at Westchester on 8 December 1682.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Early History of Hempstead, L.I. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 10 (1879), page 14.
  2. Page 10 Early Westchester Wills.
  • Haslam, Patricia L. "Captain Daniel Patrick of The 1630 Winthrop Fleet and Some of His Descendants.' New England Historical and Genealogical Register, v. 153 (1999), page 466 ff.

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