Benjamin Yates

about 1816–11 July 1865 (Age 49)
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Yates was born about 1816, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, William Yates, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Hawkins, was 33. He married Susannah Baley on 19 November 1838, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 July 1865, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Yates
1816–1865
Susannah Baley
1817–1896
Marriage: 19 November 1838
Nancy Yates
1840–
Frederick Yates
1842–
Sarah Yates
1841–1878
James W. Yates
1844–
John B. Yates
1846–1896

Spouse and Children

    Male1816–1865Male

    Susannah Baley

    Female1817–1896Female

MARRIAGE
19 November 1838
Harrison, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    Nancy Yates

    Female1840–Female

    Sarah Yates

    Female1841–1878Female

    Frederick Yates

    Male1842–Male

    James W. Yates

    Male1844–Male

    John B. Yates

    Male1846–1896Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1810–1863Male

    Male1811–Male

    Amelia Yates

    Female1814–1851Female

    Nancy Yates

    Female1815–Female

    Male1816–1865Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 8

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 14

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 (3)

  • Benjn Yates in entry for John B Yates and Mary Moran, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Benjn Yates in entry for John B Yates and Mary Moran, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Benjamin Yates, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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