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William Harvey Yates Sr. (1873 - 1957)

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William Harvey Yates Sr.
Born in Platte, Missouri, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 10 Mar 1897 in Platte, Missouri, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 31 Oct 2019
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When William Harvey Yates was born on December 17, 1873,[1] in Platte, Missouri, his father, Harvey, was 39 and his mother, Georgia, was 28. He married Margaret 'Maggie' May Jacks (1876–1955) on March 10, 1897, in his hometown.[2] They had six children:

  • William Harvey (Yates) Gates, Jr. (1900–1968)
  • Ada May Yates (1907–)
  • Elizabeth 'Libby' Yates (1909–1984)
  • Howard Gibson Yates / Gates (1912–1998)[3]
  • Franklin 'Frank' C. Yates (1916–2000)[4][5]
  • Grace Yates (1919–1992)[6]

Maggie died on March 26, 1955 and William died on January 15, 1957, in St Joseph, Missouri,[7] at the age of 83, and was buried in Platte City, Missouri.[8]

Platte City Cemetery
Platte City, Platte County, Missouri


  1. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Registration State: Missouri; Registration County: Platte; Roll: 1683500
  2. Missouri State Archives; Jefferson City, MO, USA; Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm] Year or Year Range: 1881-1904 p167
  3. Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937; child: Howard G. Gates to Doris L. Philps
  4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; child: Franklin Yates
  5. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; child: Franklin Yates
  6. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; child: Grace Harrington
  7. Web: Missouri, Death Certificates, 1910-1962; William H. Yates, Certificate Number 383
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Carroll, Platte, Missouri; Roll: 710; Page: 100C; Enumeration District: 091
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Fair, Platte, Missouri; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0131; FHL microfilm: 1240882
  • Year: 1920; Census Place: Pettis, Platte, Missouri; Roll: T625_942; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 199
  • Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1925 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1925_76; Line: 28
  • Year: 1930; Census Place: Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0022; FHL microfilm: 2340443
  • Year: 1940; Census Place: Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas; Roll: m-t0627-01240; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 52-22
  • Leavenworth, Kansas, City Directory, 1928; William H Yates, Occupation: Engineer, Spouse: Maggie M Yates

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