James was born in 1919. He was the son of James Yates and Tressie Griffin. He married Lorene Adams. He passed away in 1975 and is buried at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Gregg County, Texas..
"United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMXM-1FS : 5 December 2014), James C Yates, enlisted 31 Jul 1942, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 1263923, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ2Q-9TK : 14 March 2018), Charles Yates in household of H B Reines, Ward 4, North Little Rock, Hill Township, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-113, sheet 6B, line 43, family 145, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 169. Sister is Margaret Reines.
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMB7-PX2 : 18 March 2019), Charles Yates, 13 Jun 1941; citing Marriage, Saline, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,955,576.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Charles by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or 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 Charles: