Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Woodrow's private son and the private granddaughter of Woodrow's maternal half-uncle Chesley Devone Barber. Their MRCA is their great-grandfather, James E. Barber. They share 104 cM across 5 segments. Half 2nd cousin probability: 51%.
"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4SY-WBJ : accessed 27 July 2020), Woodrow Yats in household of John Yats, Beat 4, Harrison, Mississippi, United States; citing ED 53, sheet 13A, line 19, family 269, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 876; FHL microfilm 1,820,876.
"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMBB-JGM : accessed 27 July 2020), Woodrow Yeates in household of John L Yeates, Beat 4, Harrison, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 23, sheet 6A, line 11, family 112, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1146; FHL microfilm 2,340,881.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Woodrow 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 Woodrow: