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Wesley Francis Yates (1852 - 1934)

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Wesley Francis Yates
Born in Washington County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 27 Sep 1880 in Washington County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Holy Cross, Marion County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2020 | Created 1 Aug 2018
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Wesley Francis Yates, son of James H. Yates and Matilda (Auberry or Avery) Yates, was born on 12 Nov. 1852 at Washington County, Kentucky.[1][2][3] He was a farm laborer when he appeared on the census of 24 Aug. 1870 in the home of his parents at Fredericksburg, Washington County, Kentucky.[4]

He married Emily Elizabeth Nally, daughter of John Benedict Nally and Susannah Ann (Hinton) Nally.[3] on 27 Sep. 1880 at Washington County, Kentucky.[5]

Wesley died on 21 July 1934 at Holy Cross, Marion County, Kentucky and was buried at Saint Rose Cemetery, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky.[2] His memorial has a photo, a copy of his death certificate and links to those of family members.[3]


24 Aug. 1870

Fredericksburg, Washington County, Kentucky

  • James H Yates 41b. KY farm laborer.
  • Matilda Yates 41 b. KY.
  • Wesley F Yates 17 b. KY farm laborer.
  • Margaret Yates 14 b. KY
  • Raphael Yates 9 b. KY.
  • Milly A Yates 7 b. KY.
  • Joshua Yates 5 b. KY.
  • Mary S Yates 3 b. KY.
  • Thomas J Yates 8/12 (Sep.) b, KY.[4]


  1. Wesley F Yates Kentucky, Birth Records, 1847-1911.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wesley Francis Yates Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1965.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Find A Grave: Memorial #67316165 Wesley Francis Yates
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1870; Census Place: Fredericksburg, Washington, Kentucky; Roll: M593_502; Page: 292B; Family History Library Film: 552001 1870 US Census James H Yates
  5. Wesley F. Yates. Spouse: Emily E. Nally Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965.

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