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
1862–1931
Ida May Ziegel
1864–1913
Marriage: 25 January 1885
Clarence Edward Yokley
1885–1950
Clara May Yokley
1888–1971
Dollie Dimple Yokley
1892–1896
Myrtle Marie Yokley
1896–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 January 1885
Saline, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Alexander Francis Yokley

    Male1846–1894Male

    Delfina Clementine Yokley

    Female1848–1925Female

    Samuel Ledford Yokley

    Male1852–1918Male

    William Houk Yokely

    Male1853–1914Male

    Arcus Cleopatra Yokley

    Female1855–1928Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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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