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Samuel Jackson Yates (abt. 1839 - 1915)

Samuel Jackson Yates
Born about in Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Dec 1862 in Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
Husband of — married 13 Dec 1888 in Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Plains Twnp., Rockingham Co., Virginia, USAmap
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Biography

Samuel Yates was born in July 1839 in Rockingham Co., Virginia. He is the son of Curtis Yates and Lydia Martz.

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]

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[2]

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[3]

He enlisted in the Confederate Virginia 10th Cavalry, Co H, in June 1861 in Lacey Springs, Virginia.[4]

He married(1) Rebecca Beaver in December 1862 in Rockingham Co., Virginia (source needed).

1870 census -- Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Saml J Yeates, age 31, male, white, works on farm, $400 personal property, born Virginia; Rebecca Yeates, age 39, female, white, keeping house, born Virginia; Thomas Yeates, age 6, male, white, at home, born Virginia; John Yeates, age 5, male, white, at home, born Virginia; Ida Yeates, age 3, female, white, at home, born Virginia; Lydia Yeates, age 2, female, white, born Virginia; Mary Yeates, age 5/12 (Jan), female, white, born Virginia[5]

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

SJ Yates, white, male, age 40, married, farmer, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Rebecca Yates, white, female, age 35, wife, married, keeping house, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Thomas E Yates, white, male, age 16, son, single, at home, attended school, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; John C Yates, white, male, age 14, son, single, at home, attended school, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Ida O Yates, white, female, age 12, daughter, single, at home, attended school, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Lydia A Yates, white, female, age 11, daughter, single, at home, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Mary R Yates, white, female, age 9, daughter, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Alfred J Yates, white, male, age 7, son, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Ambrose B Yates, white, male, age 6, son, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Martha E Yates, white, female, age 3, daughter, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia;[6]

RESEARCH NOTE: Gravestone records indicate Rebecca died in 1876; however, she appears in the 1880 census.

He married(2) Lydia Zirkle 13 December 1888 in Rockingham Co., Virginia. [7]

1900 census -- Plains Twnp., Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Samuel Yates, head, white, male, born July 1839, age 60, married 35 years, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farmer, own mortgaged farm; William D Derrow, son-in-law, born ___ 1874, age 26, married 5 years, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farmer; Mary R Derrow, daughter, white, female, born Jan 1871, age 29, married 5 years, 1 child / 1 living, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Bessie Derrow, granddaughter, white, female, born Apr 1899, age 1, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Aedna Higgs, servant, white, female, born May 1885, age 15, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, servant; Emanuel Higgs, boarder, white, male, born ___ 1883, age 17, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farm laborer; Lydia Yates, mother, white, female, born Nov 1811, age 88, widow, 3 children / 2 living, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia[8]

1910 census -- Plains Twnp., Rockingham Co., Virginia, USA

Curtis J Yates, head, white, male, age 43, married 18 years, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farmer, own free farm; Minnie L Yates, wife, white, female, age 39, married 18 years, 8 children / 7 living, born Virginia, father born Georgia, mother born Virginia; David S Yates, son, white, male, age 17, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farm laborer, attended school; John E Yates, son, white, male, age 15, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farm laborer, attended school; Edna V Yates, daughter, white, female, age 13, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, attended school; Casper D Yates, son, white, male, age 10, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, farm laborer, attended school; Lena M Yates, daughter, white, female, age 7, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; William H Yates, son, white, male, age 5, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; Paul B Yates, son, white, male, age 2, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia; S Jackson Yates, father, white, male, age 70, widow, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Virginia, own income[9]

He died 6 May 1915 in Plains Twnp., Rockingham Co., Virginia.[10]He is buried in Moore Family Burial Grounds in Tenth Legion, Virginia.[11]

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. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DG-N42 : 4 April 2020), Samuel Yates in household of 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.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHM4-QNP : 19 March 2020), Saml Yates in entry for Curtis Yates, 1860.
  4. Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.
  5. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFGH-Q9H : 19 March 2020), Saml J Yeates, 1870.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCRQ-KD7 : 15 July 2017), S Yates, Plains, Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 81, sheet 524A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,388.
  7. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRXN-SX5 : 29 January 2020), Saml. J. Yates, 1888.
  8. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMJ3-59D : accessed 16 August 2020), Samuel J Yates, Plains District (Tenth Legion Precinct), Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 65, sheet 14B, family 274, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,726.
  9. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPGZ-C15 : accessed 16 August 2020), S Jackson Yates in household of Curtis J Yates, Plains, Rockingham, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 79, sheet 10A, family 189, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1647; FHL microfilm 1,375,660.
  10. "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVRQ-P639 : 16 August 2019), Samuel Jackson Yates, 06 May 1915; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Plains, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
  11. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPQ-55JL : 4 July 2020), Samuel Jackson Yates, 1915; Burial, , ; citing record ID , Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


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