James Yates
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James Knox Polk Yates (1842 - 1918)

James Knox Polk Yates
Born in Roane, Tennesseemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 Jul 1861 in Roane, Tennesseemap
Husband of — married 26 Nov 1871 in Greene, TNmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Roane, Tennesseemap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2010 | Last significant change: 25 Jul 2020
13:19: Don Slucher edited the Marriage Data for James Knox Polk Yates (1842-1918). [Thank Don for this]
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Contents

Name

Name: James Knox Polk /Yates/
Source: #S-2112823289
Source: #S-2112823400
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, roll M432_893, page 417, image 292.Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, roll M432_893, page 417, image 292.
Name: James K. P. /YATES/
Source: #S-2112823292
Name: Polk /Yates/
Source: #S-2112823261
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1900 United States Federal Census. T623, 1854 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Roane, Tennessee, ED 120, roll T623 1593, page 5B.

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using James Knox Polk /Yates/.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 17 APR 1842
Place: Roane,TN
Source: #S-2112823328
Source: #S-2112823217
Source: #S-2112823261
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1900 United States Federal Census. T623, 1854 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Roane, Tennessee, ED 120, roll T623 1593, page 5B.
Source: #S-2112823400
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, roll M432_893, page 417, image 292.
Birth:
Place: Tennessee
Source: #S-2112823292
Birth:
Date: 1849
Place: Tennessee
Source: #S-2112823400
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, roll M432_893, page 417, image 292.

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 17 APR 1842

Death

Death:
Date: 2 SEP 1918
Place: Roane,TN
Source: #S-2112823217
Source: #S-2112823289


Burial

Burial:
Place: 03 September 1918


Occupation

Occupation:
Place: Farmer; later was an invalid


Event

Event:
Type: Undertaker
Place: None
Event:
Type: Military Unit
Place: Private, Co. D, 16th TN Cavalry(CSA)


Residence

Residence:
Date: 1880
Place: District 9, Roane, Tennessee
Source: #S-2112823292
Residence:
Date: 1850
Place: Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
Source: #S-2112823400
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, roll M432_893, page 417, image 292.
Residence:
Date: 1900
Place: Civil District 9, Roane, Tennessee
Source: #S-2112823261
Data:
Text: Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1900 United States Federal Census. T623, 1854 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Roane, Tennessee, ED 120, roll T623 1593, page 5B.


Medical Entry

Medical Entry: From death Certificate


Note

Note: Polk Yates was in the Confederate Army. He was a Private in Co. D, 16th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment (CSA) He applied for a state Confederate Veteran's pension. He is listed as J.K.P. Yates, application # S4309.
His pension application said that he contracted smallpox in the Army and in later years it affected his eyesight. He is buried in an unmarked grave, Hall Cemetery, in Roane County, TN.
After the war, Polk was a singing master (picture included in book) at the Ponders Old Time Gospel Church near Midway, TN.
Household:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
James K. P. YATES Self M Male W 42 TN Farm
Elizabeth C. YATES Wife M Female W 32 TN Keeping House TN TN
Lidda M. YATES Dau S Female W 12 TN At Home TN TN
Thomas T. YATES Son S Male W 4 TN TN TN
Gideon P. YATES Son S Male W 1 TN TN TN
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Source Information:
Census Place District 9, Roane, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255275
NA Film Number T9-1275
Page Number 336B
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Name: J. K. P. YATES
State: TN
County: Roane County
Township: Dist. 9 -male Voters-
Year: 1891
Page: 297
Database: TN 1891 Voters List
Note: JKP Yates singing master
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=4038135c-d007-4dec-8d36-7b6cfd73292a&tid=174432&pid=-2114899151

Marriage

Husband: James Knox Polk Yates
Wife: Mary M. Kelsay
Child: James William Milburn Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Myra Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Lydia M. Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Divorce:
Marriage:
Date: 21 JUL 1861
Place: Roane, TN
Source: #S-2112823208
Event:
Place: Info from Morrison Family History said they were divorced.
Source: #S-2112823225
Source: #S-2112823178


Husband: James Knox Polk Yates
Wife: Elizabeth Catherine Abston
Child: Thomas Theodore Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Gideon P. Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Walter Jackson Yates
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 26 NOV 1871
Place: Greene, TN
Source: #S-2112823382



Sources

Source S-2112823178
Title: YATES FAMILY MEMOIRS-1977
Author: Martha Yates SCOTT
Publication: unpublished
Note: Carol Wilkerson books
Source S-2112823208
Title: Roane Co., TN MARRIAGES 1856-75
Author: Byron Sistler
Publication: Nashville, TN 1988
Note: Carol Wilkerson library
Source S-2112823217
Title: Death Certificate for James Knox Polk YATES
Author: State of Tennessee
Publication: #394
Note: Carol Wilkerson files; TN State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
Source S-2112823225
Title: MORRISON FAMILY HISTORY
Author: Margaret Meridith, 6850 Cnty. Rd. 2660, Mountain View, MO 65548(1996)
Note: Good
Carol Wilkerson files
Source S-2112823261
Title: 1900 United States Federal Census
Note: Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900
www.ancestry.com
Source S-2112823289
Title: Civil War Pension Application (CSA) of James Knox Polk YATES
Author: TN State Library and Archives
Call Number: Confederate Rec.#4309, Roll 31
Note: Fair
Carol Wilkerson files
Source S-2112823292
Title: 1880 United States Federal Census
Note: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880
www.ancestry.com
Source S-2112823328
Title: Military Record from the National Archives for James Knox Polk YATES
Author: Co. D, 16th TN Cavalry(CSA)
Note: Good
Source S-2112823382
Title: Marriage Register for Greene County, TN
Call Number: 789
Note: License issued to JKP Yates and Elizabeth C. Astan, November 21, 1871. Returned 8 December 1871. Endorced & Solemnized The Rites between The Within Named Parties the 26th day of November 1871, Rev. A. G. Register.
Source S-2112823400
Title: 1850 United States Federal Census
Note: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850
www.ancestry.com


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