Thomas Jefferson Yokley

28 July 1862–3 April 1931 (Age 68)
Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Yokley was born on 28 July 1862, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Yokley, was 48 and his mother, Mary Hayworth, was 36. He married Ida May Ziegel on 25 January 1885, in Saline, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Blackwater Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1931, in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Herndon, Liberty Township, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Yokley
Ida May Ziegel
Marriage: 25 January 1885
Clarence Edward Yokley
Clara May Yokley
Dollie Dimple Yokley
Myrtle Marie Yokley

Spouse and Children

25 January 1885
Saline, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Alexander Francis Yokley


    Delfina Clementine Yokley


    Samuel Ledford Yokley


    William Houk Yokely


    Arcus Cleopatra Yokley


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Battle of Bentonville

Age 3

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jöchle, from a pet form of the personal name Joachim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Yokely in household of David Yokely, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Yokley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Yokley, "United States Census, 1900"

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