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Curtis Yates (abt. 1807 - 1888)

Curtis Yates
Born about in Virginia, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about Sep 1836 in Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Aug 2020
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Biography

Curtis Yates was born in June 1807 in Virginia.

He married Lydia Martz in September 1836 in Rockingham Co., Virginia (source needed).

1840 census -- Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Name: Curtis Yates
Home in 1840: Dayton, Rockingham, Virginia
Free White Persons - Males - 0 thru 5: 1 (Samuel)
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 (?)
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 (Curtis)
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 (Lydia)
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 (?)
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5[1]

Curtis Yates and his wife, Lydia Martz Yates, were mentioned in an 1846 petition, Abraham Philips Adm vs Elizabeth Philips et al., filed by Charles Condit, Administrator of Abraham Phillip's estate. The petition appears to list the Phillips' siblings and children. Lydia appears to be a niece of Abraham Phillips -- as her mother had already died.[2]

1850 census -- Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Curtis Yates, age 42, male, , blacksmith, born Virginia; Lydia Yates, age 39, female, , born Virginia, cannot read; Samuel Yates, age 11, male, , born Virginia, attended school; Mary Yates, age 8, female, , born Virginia, attended school; John Yates, age 2, male, , born Virginia; Julia Grandstaff, age 15, female, , born Virginia; Henry Cherryholmes, age 27, male, , blacksmith, born Virginia; John Cherryholmes, age 15, male, , laborer, born Virginia; Henry Franklin, age 23, male, , laborer, born Virginia; Ellen Yates, age 65, female, , born Virginia, cannot read[3]

1860 census -- Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Curtis Yates, age 52, male, , farmer, $4250 real estate, $3299 personal property, born Virginia; Lydia Yates, age 49, female, , born Virginia; Saml Yates, age 20, male, , born Virginia, attended school; Mary E Yates, age 17, female, , born Virginia; John A Yates, age 11, male, , born Virginia, attended school; Julia Grandstaff, age 22, female, , born Virginia; Maria E Layton, age 9, female, , born Virginia, attended school; John Grimm, age 23, male, , blacksmith, born Virginia; Frank Broadus, age 21, male, , day laborer, born Virginia, cannot read/write[4]

1870 census -- Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Curtis Yates, age 62, male, white, farmer, $8000 real estate, $1000 personal property, born Virginia; Lydia Yates, age 58, female, white, keeping house, born Virginia; John Yates, age 11, male, white, works on farm, born Virginia; Betsy Fogle, age 50, female, white, domestic servant, born Virginia; Charlie Fogle, age 18, male, white, works on farm, born Virginia, cannot read/write[5]

1880 census -- Plains Twnp., Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Curtis Yates, white, male, age 73, married, farmer, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Lydia Yates, white, female, age 69, wife, married, keeping house, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; John A Yates, white, male, age 29, son, married, farm laborer, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Jennie F Yates, white, female, age 20, daughter-in-law, married, at home, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Ollie C Yates, white, female, age 3/12 (Mar), grandchild, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; David D Minnick, white, male, age 20, servant, single, servant, attended school, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Rosa Payne, white, female, age 60, servant, divorced, servant, idiotic, cannot read/write, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia;[6]

He died 6 June 1888 in Rockingham Co., Virginia. [7]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHT2-GCX : 19 May 2020), Curtis Yates, Mauzy, Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing p. 125, NARA microfilm publication , (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll ; FHL microfilm .
  2. Court records, 1809-1811, 1816-1854 Licking County, Ohio, Chancery record v. Q 1844-1846, www.familysearch.org, p 648
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DG-N4V : 4 April 2020), Curtis Yates, Rockingham county, part of, Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing family 1687, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM4-3P8 : 19 March 2020), Curtis Yates, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFGH-Q3Z : 19 March 2020), Curtis Yates, 1870.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCRQ-2P5 : 15 July 2017), Curtis Yates, Plains, Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 81, sheet 524B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,388
  7. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 August 2020), memorial page for Curtis Yates (18 Jun 1807–6 Jun 1888), Find a Grave Memorial no. 211600756, citing Martz Family Cemetery, Tenth Legion, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by R. Martz (contributor 49291300) .


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