Abraham J Yeomans

Brief Life History of Abraham J

When Abraham J Yeomans was born on 19 April 1833, in Franklin Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Daniel Yeomans, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Forshee, was 29. He married Rachel Winters on 29 October 1853, in Wyckoff, Wyckoff Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Township 8, Craven, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 19 August 1925, in New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham J Yeomans
1833–1925
Martha Ann Cole
1838–1920
Marriage: 24 December 1858
Ida Valencia Yeomans
1859–1938
Isaac Cole Yeomans Sr
1860–1906
George W Yeomans
1867–1867
Margaret Fleetwood Yeomans
1868–1873
Walter A Yeomans
1871–1872
Caroline Augusta Yeomans
1874–1956

Sources (27)

  • Abraham Youmans in household of John D Youmans, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham J Yeomans - Individual or family possessions: Family Bible: birth: 19 April 1833; Franklin Twp, Bergen, New Jersey, United States
  • Abrm. J. Yeomans, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Staffordshire): variant of Yeoman , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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