Nancy Yates

Female12 December 1813–15 April 1906

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Yates was born on 12 December 1813, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac Yates, was 23 and her mother, Rachel Collings, was 15. She married Thomas Gunter on 5 June 1830, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Medicine Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 April 1906, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Brantley Cemetery, Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gunter
Nancy Yates
Marriage: 5 June 1830
Mary Jane Gunter
William Anderson Gunter
Isaac N. Gunter
Sarah E. Gunter
John Fletcher Gunter
Rachel Ann Gunter
Marion Moses Gunter
William Marion Gunter
Hinson H. Gunter
Morrison Gunter
Monroe Gunter
Wiley Dunn Gunter
Garret G. Gunter
Thomas Fillmore Gunter

Sources (20)

  • Nancy Gunter in household of Richard Brantty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Gates in entry for Thomas Gunter, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Nancy Yates in entry for Marion Gunter, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1830Putnam, Indiana, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase

    Age 5

    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 30

    Historical Boundaries 1843: Mercer created from Non-County Area 18.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic or occupational name for someone who lived by the gates of a town or castle and who probably acted as the gatekeeper or porter. Compare Gates . Alternatively, a variant of the singular form Yate, with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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