John Yates

about 1790–
Hartlebury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Yates was born about 1790, in Hartlebury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Yates and Ann. He married Mary Harward on 26 December 1818, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Yates
Mary Harward
Marriage: 26 December 1818

Spouse and Children

26 December 1818
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Yates






World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 11

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 25

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 33

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Yeates, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Yates, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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