When Sam Anderson Haywood Yates was born on 9 May 1873, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States, his father, William Wesley Yates, was 27 and his mother, Barbara Jane Bozeman, was 28. He married Mary L Moore on 24 October 1895, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Beat 4, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Dixon, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1920. He died on 10 November 1924, in Neshoba, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 51.
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.
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