Nancy Elizabeth Yates

23 December 1847–24 January 1930 (Age 82)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Yates was born on 23 December 1847, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, her father, William Yates, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Miller Howard, was 23. She married Asa Campbell in 1869. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 24 January 1930, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Asa Campbell
Nancy Elizabeth Yates
Marriage: 1869
William O Campbell
James Wiley Campbell
Oleva Belle Campbell
Minerva Campbell
Garrett Edwin Campbell
Arthur R Campbell
Mary Estella Campbell

Spouse and Children



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Yates in household of William Yates, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy E Campbell in household of Asa Campbell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Campbell in household of A C Campbell, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.