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Ollie Elizabeth Yates (1897 - 1937)

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Ollie Elizabeth Yates aka Clarke
Born in Pearsall, Frio, Texas, USAmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Died in Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USAmap
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Ollie Elizabeth Yates was born on 12 November 1897 in Pearsall, Frio County, Texas. Her parents were Samuel A. Yates and Elizabeth Sanders Yates.[1]

As of the 1900 census Ollie, her parents, and two siblings were living with her Yates grandparents Justice Precinct 1, Pearsall, Frio county, Texas. Both her father and grandfather were enumerated as "Stock Raisers". [2]

Family # 191 - US Census 27 June, 1900 - Pearsall, Frio County, Texas
Daniel P. Yates - head age 48 - born TX
Emily E. Yates - wife age 46 - born TX
Elbert A. Yates - son Agee 25 - born TX
Samuel A. Yates - son age 28 - born TX
Lizzie S. Yates - daughter-in-law age 24 - born AL
Elma Yates - granddaughter age 5 - born TX
Olly Yates - granddaughter age 3 - born TX
Daniel P. Yates - grandson age 1 - born TX

As of the 1910 census Ollie's family had moved to Laredo, Webb County, Texas. Her father was not enumerated with the family although he may have been in Mexico given he had applied for a passport for travel to Mexico. Her older sister and younger brother were no longer with the family, but three younger siblings had been added to the family. [3]

Family # 83 - US Census 20 April 1910 - Laredo Ward 3, Webb County, Texas
Lizzie Yates - head age 30 - born AL
Ollie Yates - daughter age 12 - born TX
Foster Gates - son age 10 - born TX
Polly Yates - daughter age 7 - born TX
Hugh Yates - son age 5 - born TX
Research Note: The FamilySearch record cited above was transcribed incorrectly as Gates instead of Yates.

No marriage record was found, but about 1917 to 1918 Ollie married David Clarke. David applied for a US Passport on 18 May 1920 to travel to Tampico, Mexico on banking business, and his consulate registration form indicates that he was married to Ollie Y. Clarke, born in Pearsall, Texas. [4] [5]

As of the 1930 census David and Ollie were living in Laredo, Webb County, Texas with their son. David was employed as the manager of a lumber yard. [6]

Family # 416 - US Census, 15 April 1930 - Laredo, Webb County, Texas:
David A. Clarke - head age 35 - born TN
Ollie Clarke - wife age 32 - born TX
Dave Clarke, Jr. - son age 8 - born TX

Ollie died on 28 December 1937 in Laredo. Webb County, Texas. Her death certificate indicated only that she was removed for burial in Catholic Cemetery. No grave was found. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch(13 March 2018), Ollie Yates Clarke, 28 Dec 1937; citing certificate number 63431, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,400. (
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 13 December 2018), Olly Yates in household of Daniel P Yates, Justice Precinct 1 Pearsall town, Frio, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 44, sheet 10B, family 191, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,636. (
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch(accessed 13 December 2018), Ollie Gates in household of Lizzie Gates, Laredo Ward 3, Webb, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 148, sheet 5A, family 83, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1599; FHL microfilm 1,375,612. (
  4. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2007. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1288; Volume #: Roll 1288 - Certificates: 64250-64625, 08 Jul 1920-08 Jul 1920. Selected Passports. National Archives, Washington, D.C.[1]
  5. U.S., Consular Registration Applications, 1916-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Department of State, Division of Passport Control Consular Registration Applications. Roll #: 32734_520306900_0277. [2]
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 9 December 2018), Dave A Clark, Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1, sheet 21A, line 19, family 416, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2407; FHL microfilm 2,342,141. (

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