William was born about 1848.
"Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ62-G7Y : 27 December 2014), William Yates in entry for Elizabeth Frances Yates, 02 Jan 1933; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,684,953.
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