William York
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William Uriah York (1863 - 1911)

William Uriah York
Born in Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Died at age 48 in Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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William Uriah York was born May 15, 1863, in Jamestown, Fentress County, Tennessee, to parents Uriah M. York and Elizabeth Jane (Livingston) York.


Date: 25 DEC 1881
Place: Tennessee
  • 1911 William Uriah York died, age 48, on November 17, 1911, in Pall Mall Fentress County, Tennessee, and was buried in Wolk River Cemetery there. Find A Grave: Memorial #9789499 [1]Cause of death was kicked by a mule.[2]


  1. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9789499/william-uriah-york: accessed 31 January 2023), memorial page for William Uriah York (15 May 1863–17 Nov 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9789499, citing Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by S.G. Thompson (contributor 46616521).
  2. Mastriano, Douglas V. Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne. University Press of Kentucky, 2014.


  • This person was created through the import of mcdougle 2010-06-30.ged on 01 July 2010.

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