Benjamin's birth location given at: https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=75&query=%2Bgivenname%3A%22Benjamin%20Poythress%22~%20%2Bsurname%3AYates~%20%2Bbirth_place%3AVirginia~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1775-1785~%20%2Bspouse_surname%3AStith~
 Name: Elizabeth Frances Stith Gender: Female Birth Year: 1789 Spouse Name: Benjamin Poythress Yates Spouse Birth Place: VA Spouse Birth Year: 1780 Number Pages: 1
 Name: Benjamin P Yates Home in 1810; St Andrews, Brunswick, Virginia
 MRS. MAUDE YATES WRENN. Born in Butler Countv, Kansas. Wife of Samuel Walter Wrcnn. Descendant of Lieut. Col. William Yates, of Virginia. Daughter of Henry Ward Yates and Loretta Ranker, his wife. Granddaughter of Benjamin Lafayette Yates and Mary Elizabeth Fobes, his wife. Gr.-granddaughter of Benjamin Poythrcss Yates (b. 1780) and Eliza Stith. his second wife. Gr.-gr.-granddaughtcr of William Yates and Anne Isham Poythress (1760-84), his first wife, m. 1777. William Yates was a student at William and Mary College when his father was President and served in the Virginia line during the war. He died 1789 in Dinwiddie Co. Also Nos. 1774, 6152, 9871.
 Miss Grace Eliska Yates. Born in Illinois. Descendant of Lieut. Col. William Yates, of Virginia. Daughter of William Yates and Elizabeth Ann Hinton. his wife. Granddaughter of Benjamin Poythress Yates and Sophia Stith. his wife. Gr.-granddaughter of William Yates and Ann Isham Poythress, his wife. William Yates was lieutenant colonel of State troops, department muster general, and also served on Washington's staff. Also No. j 774.
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