Henry Yates

William Henry Yates (1876 - 1936)

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William Henry (Henry) Yates
Born in Saint Tammany, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Sep 1901 in Orleans, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Folsom, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

William was born in 1876. He is the son of John Yates and Sarah Blocker. He was most likely named for his uncle William Henry

In 1900 he was still living at home with family in St. Tammany Parish. [1]. He was baptized on May 5, 1888 (see scan in Images). In 1901 he was married to Jennie Sharp, in New Orleans. [2] In the 1910 census he and his family were living next door to his father at township 5, Ward 2. Folsom Precinct [3]

A newspaper clipping from the St. Tammany Farmer from July 15, 1916 shows has a Wm. Yates leaving Slidell to go to New Orleans to join the first Louisiana Cavalry, Company A, and expect to leave from there for Alexandria. [4]

Sept. 12, 1918 - Draft registration card for WWI.[5]

He passed away in 1936. [6]

Research Notes

  • 1880 US Census - John M (35), Sarah Jane (24), Martha (6), William H (4) Catherine (2) [7]
  • 1900 Census [1]
  • 1901 - Marriage - Louisiana, Parish Marriages[2]
  • 1910 Census: Wife “Jinie,” Children Jessie L, Emma D, Oliver G, and Mabel.[3]
  • 1916 First Louisiana Cavalry [4]
  • 1918 Draft Registration Card [5]
  • 1930 Census: Wife “Jeanie,” Children Leon (27), (Oliver) Gilbert (23), Mabel (21), Gertrude (16), Will (11) and Talmage (5) [8]
  • Death Certificate 1936[6]
  • Poole Funeral Home Records 1916-1960. [9]
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #112374130

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Year: 1900; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 2, Saint Tammany, Louisiana; Roll: 583; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0079; FHL microfilm: 1240583 Description Enumeration District : 0079; Description: Ward 1 including Madisonville Town Source Information Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJ4-W62N : 15 October 2015), William Henry Yates and Jennie Sharp, 16 Sep 1901; citing Orleans, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 907,710.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1910; Census Place: Folsom, Saint Tammany, Louisiana; Roll: T624_531; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0093; FHL microfilm: 1374544 Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  4. 4.0 4.1 St. Tammany Farmer, 15 Jul 1916, Sat, Page 5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/11463246/first_louisiana_cavalry/?xid=637
  5. 5.0 5.1 Registration State: Louisiana; Registration County: St Tammany; Roll: 1685001 Draft Card : Y. Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.
  6. 6.0 6.1 <ref>"Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1959," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3M5-SXQ : 12 December 2014), J M Yates in entry for Henry Yates, 17 Jun 1936; citing , St. Tammany, Louisiana, certificate number 8511, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,203,734.</li> <li id="_note-0">[[#_ref-0|↑]] Year: 1880; Census Place: Sandy Ford, St Tammany, Louisiana; Roll: 471; Family History Film: 1254471; Page: 362D; Enumeration District: 174 Description ED : 174 Source Information Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.</li> <li id="_note-1930c">[[#_ref-1930c_0|↑]] Year: 1930; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 2, St Tammany, Louisiana; Roll: 820; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0004; Image: 731.0; FHL microfilm: 2340555 Enumeration District : 0004; Description: POLICE JURY WARD 2 (WEST PART) Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. </li> <li id="_note-1">[[#_ref-1|↑]] Poole Funeral Home Records 1916-1960, Washington Parish Louisiana Submitted by Bonnie Dier Transcribed by Washington Parish Family History Society Date: June 16, 2012. Accessed June 13, 2018 http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/washington/obits/poole2012.txt</li></ol></ref>


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