Elza Dodd Yates

17 November 1845–25 March 1913 (Age 67)
Taylor, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elza Dodd

When Elza Dodd Yates was born on 17 November 1845, in Taylor, West Virginia, United States, his father, Nathan Yates, was 35 and his mother, Susannah Garlow, was 20. He married Mary Jane Davis on 29 May 1866, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Flemington, Taylor, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 25 March 1913, in Florida, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Elza Dodd Yates
1845–1913
Mary Jane Davis
1841–1893
Marriage: 29 May 1866
Jacob Nathan Yates
1867–1947
William Wesley Yates
1868–1869
Esther E. Yates
1871–1889
John Samson Yates
1873–1948
Florence Jane Yates
1876–1938
Emma Katherine Yates
1878–1976
James Walter Yates
1880–1970
Lillian Bird Yates
1884–1962

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–1913Male

    Mary Jane Davis

    Female1841–1893Female

MARRIAGE
29 May 1866
Marion, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Male1867–1947Male

    William Wesley Yates

    Male1868–1869Male

    Esther E. Yates

    Female1871–1889Female

    Male1873–1948Male

    Florence Jane Yates

    Female1876–1938Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Emily F. Yates

    Female1838–1881Female

    Virginia Yates

    Female1843–Female

    Male1845–1913Male

    Sarah Yates

    Female1852–Female

    Patrick Yates

    Male1854–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 16

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • E D Yates, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elzy D Yates, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elza B Yates, "United States Census, 1910"

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