Alfred Yates

Male14 October 1837–21 October 1912

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Yates was born on 14 October 1837, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, Levi Yates, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Martha Frasier, was 19. He married Elizabeth Jones on 6 February 1857, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Woodburn, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 7 Bristow, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 21 October 1912, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery, Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Yates
Elizabeth Jones
Marriage: 6 February 1857
Marce Ellis "Morris" Yates
William Robert Yates
Sidney S Yates
Emily Jane Yates
Levi Sanford Yates
Nancy J Yates
Martha Ann Yates
Hiriam Virgil Yates
Clara Yates
Henry Woodson Yates
Amanda E. Yates

Sources (24)

  • Alfred Yates in household of Levi Yates, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alfred Yates, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Alfred Yates, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1857Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries 1843: Warren, Kentucky, United States


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 25

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    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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