William Benjamin Yadon

1 March 1865–4 March 1951 (Age 86)
Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Benjamin

When William Benjamin Yadon was born on 1 March 1865, in Benton, Missouri, United States, his father, William Preston Yadon, was 40 and his mother, Harriett Cummings, was 36. He married Laura Jane Johnson on 27 November 1887, in Pulaski, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Smith Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 March 1951, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hazelgreen, Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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William Benjamin Yadon
Laura Jane Johnson
Marriage: 27 November 1887
Cora Yadon
Julia May Yadon
John Yadon
Richard Leroy Yadon

Spouse and Children

27 November 1887
Pulaski, Missouri, United States


    Cora Yadon


    Julia May Yadon



    Richard Leroy Yadon


Parents and Siblings




    Thomas Alfred Yadon



    Sarah Elizabeth Yadon



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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Yeadon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Yaden in household of W P Yaden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William B Yadon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William B Yadon, "United States Census, 1930"

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